February 2015 programs on The Chicago Symphony

February 2015 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

A life of oppression: Explore the profound music of Dmitri Shostakovich this February with the Chicago Symphony. 


The Chicago Symphony features music of russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich this month. Tune in Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m.

´╗┐2/5    Pierre Boulez and Japp Van Zweden conduct Shostakovich: Five Fragments, Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, and Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements 

´╗┐2/12   Kirill Petrenko and Jaap Van Zweden lead the orchestra in Britten: Violin Concerto, played by Simone Lamsma, Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1, played by Marc- Andr├ę´╗┐ Hamelin. ´╗┐

´╗┐2/19   Sakari and Oramo and Japp van Zweden conduct  Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, Leningrad, and Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Yuja Wang.

´╗┐2/26   Mitsuko Uchida Conducts Mozart from the Keyboard´╗┐. Stravinsky: Concerto for String Orchestra Mozart:  Piano Concerto Nos. 18, 9 and 11,  Adagio and Fugue in c, K. 456.