This week the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is led by Neeme Järvi in a program that highlights his affinity for the music of Jean Sibelius. Järvi also conducts Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto performed by Vadim Gluzman along with Glazunov’s First Concert Waltz. Our broadcast concludes with a performance of Mozart’s Symphony no. 39 conducted by Pinchas Zukerman.

Glazunov Concert Waltz No. 1 in D Major, Op. 47
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Sibelius Suite from Karelia, Op. 11
Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in December 2016

Mozart Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in November 2015

This program will be available until September 13, 2020.

Program notes for Glazunov’s First Concert Waltz, Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto, and Sibelius’s Karelia Suite and Fifth Symphony can be found here, and notes for Mozart’s Symphony no. 39 are here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer biographies
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor

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