August 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

August 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Hear Stravinsky's tribute to JFK on August 25.

Join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, to hear Yo-Yo-Ma play Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1, Stravinsky's Elegy for JFK, and more. 

8/4        Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3 Salonen: Foreign Bodies Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Janáček: Sinfonietta (Yo-Yo-Ma, c; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

8/11      Ravel: Rapsodie espagnol D’Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air Franck: Symphony Variations Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé Debussy: Images (Louis Lortie, p; Charles Dutoit, cond)

8/18      Stravinsky: Scherzo á la russe  Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4  Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 Britten: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes (Emanuel Ax, p; Michael Tilson Thomas, Jaap van Zweden, conds)

8/25      Stravinsky: Elegy for JFK Mahler: Symphony No. 9; Blumine Gabrieli: Canzonae (Kelley O’Connor, ms; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)