March 2015 programs on The Chicago Symphony

March 2015 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Hear all six Brandenurg Concertos played by members of the Chicago Symphony this month

An exciting month of broadcasts from the Chicago Symphony featuring a concert of all six Brandenburg Concertos, a double cello concerto played by Yo-yo Ma and Giovanni Sollima, and a concert conducted by Pierre Boulez.

3/5        An All-Bach Program:  The Complete Brandenburg Concertos Featured Musicians: Eugene Izotov, oboe; Dan Gingrigh and James Smelser, horn; Robert Chen, violin; Weijing Wang and Catherine Brubraker, violas; Jennifer Gunn and Louise Dixon, flute; Christopher Martin, trimpet; Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord; and Nicholas Kraemer, conductor

3/12  Riccardo Muti conducts Schubert: Symphony No. 3,  Sollima:  Antidotum Tarantulae XXI Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra  with Yo-yo Ma and Giovanni Sollima,   Schubert: Symphony No. 4,Tragic, Schubert:  Entr'acte from Rosamunde, and Verdi: Ballet Music from Macbeth 

3/19  David Robertson and Edo de Waart, conduct  Strauss: Serenade, Metamorphosen, Oboe Concerto with Eugene Izotov, Four Last Songs with Susanna Philips, and  Hindemith:  Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber 

3/26   Pierre Boulez conducts Haydn: Symphony No. 103, Drumroll,  Rands: Cello Concerto with Johannes Moser,  Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1, and Janáček:  Sinfonietta