Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Thursdays @ 8PM

This weekly program presents concerts by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the leading orchestras in the United States, and its acclaimed Music Director Riccardo Muti. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, the series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the orchestra's expansive catalog of commercial recordings. Every program is designed to illustrate fascinating stories found inside the music, as well as present insights from the performers themselves.

11/15

Bernard Haitink, conductors
Till Fellner, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major, K. 482
Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
Anton Webern: Im Sommerwind

11/22

Esa-Pekka Salonen and Georg Solti, conductors
Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major
Gustav Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer
Gustav Mahler: "Das irdische Leben" and "Rheinlegendchen" from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

11/29

Matthias Pintscher and James Gaffigan, conductors
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director

Claude Debussy (orchestrated by Maurice Ravel): Sarabande and Danse
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Maurice Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront

12/6

Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Robert Chen, violin

Arvo Part: Fratres
Bela Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82

12/13

Emmanuel Krivine and Daniel Barenboim, conductors
Isabelle Faust, violin
Paul Jacobs, organ
 
Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81
Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor
Louis-Gabriel Guillemain: Amusement pour le violon seul, Op. 18
Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor "Organ"
Johannes Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532
Richard Wagner: Overture to Tannhauser

12/20

Alain Altinoglu and Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductors
Sandrine Piau, soprano; Michael Schade, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director

Sergei Prokofiev: Suite from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33a
Francis Poulenc: Gloria
Charles Gounod: Messe solennelle en l'honneur de Sainte-Cecile  
Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite