In this week’s program, Mitsuko Uchida returns to Orchestra Hall to perform Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The program also features the world premiere of Samuel Adams’s many words of love, his first work as a CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence. The broadcast concludes with Muti leading a performance of Catalani’s Contemplazione from September 2016.

Rossini Overture to La scala di seta
Beethoven  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
S. Adams many words of love
Schumann Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2017

Catalani Contemplazione
Originally recorded at concerts in September 2016

This program will be available until August 14, 2018.

Program notes for Rossini’s La scala di seta Overture, Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto, Adams’s many words of love, and Schumann’s Fourth Symphony can be found here, and notes for Catalani’s Contemplazione are here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director and conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano


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