August 2012 programs on The Chicago Symphony

August 2012 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Sir Mark Elder


Sir Mark Elder and the Chicago Symphony closed out the final three weeks of the 2009 Dvořák Festival. Some of those performances are featured on the August 23rd program.

8/2        Hindemith:  Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor Rachmaninov:  Symphonic Dances Beethoven: Consecration of the House (Emanuel Ax, p; David Robertson, cond)

8/9        Brahms: Schicksalslied Schoenberg:  Kol Nidre Cherubini: Requiem Verdi: Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani (Alberto Mizrahi, nar; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, Dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

8/16      Haydn: Symphony No. 6, Le Matin Haydn: Cello Concerto Locatelli: Introduttioni teatrali Rebel: Chaos from The Elements Mozart:  Symphony No. 20 Bach/Koopman: Violin Concerto Bach: Air in G (Yo-Yo Ma, c; Robert Chen, v; Mathieu Dufour, fl; Eugene Izotov, ob; Ton Koopman, cond)

8/23      2009 Dvořák Festival Dvořák:   String Quintet, American, Slavonic Dances Nos. 2 and 3, The Midday Witch, Symphony No. 95, From the New World (Emerson String Quartet; Paul Neubauer, vla; Sir Mark Elder, cond)

8/30      Debussy: Marche écossaise Beethoven: Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos (Stefan Jackiw, v; Paul Gomziakov, c; Kristian Bezuidenhout, p; Trevor Pinnock, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Benjamin Hochman, p; Trevor Pinnock, cond)