December 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

December 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

In December the Chicago Symphony brings us some all-time favorites, like the 1812 Overture and Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.  Tune in Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m. for these and more favorites.

12/5      J. Strauss Jr.:  Overture to Indigo and the 40 Thieves Verdi: Ballet Music from Macbeth Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Franck: Symphony (Riccardo Muti, cond)

12/12    Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish Haydn:  Symphony No. 39 (Maurizio Pollini, p; Riccardo Muti, cond)

12/19    Mozart: Divertimento Hindemith:  Violin Concerto Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture (Robert Chen, v; Riccardo Muti, cond)

12/26    Haydn: Symphony No. 85, La Reine Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Walton:  Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Gil Shaham, v; Charles Dutoit, cond)