January 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

January 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents images in music, with violinist Robert Chen and cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

1/7       Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Debussy: Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian Saint-Saëns: La muse et le poète Lalo: Cello Concerto Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Robert Chen, v; Yo-Yo Ma, c; Charles Dutoit and Cristian Macelaru, cond)

1/14      Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Schoenberg: Violin Concerto Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10 Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal Bach/Koopman: Concerto in C (Michael Barenboim, v;  Robert Chen, v; Mathieu Dufour, f; Eugene Izotov, ob, William Buchman, bn; Asher Fisch, cond)

1/21      An All-Mozart Program Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, Requiem, Bassoon Concerto (Rudolf Buchbinder, p; Rosa Feola, s; Alisa Kolosova, ms; Saimir Pirgu, t; Michele Pertusi, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus David McGill, bn; Riccardo Muti, cond)

1/28      Dean: Ampitheatre Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 Nielsen: Symphony No. 5 Brahms: Serenade No. 2 (Yuja Wang, p; Sakari Oramo and Lorin Maazel, cond)