March 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

March 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Composer Olivier Messiaen. Hear his Turangalîla-symphonie on 3/3.

Tune in this month to hear Messiaen's landmark Turangalîla-symphonie, along with Strauss' Till eulenspiegels lüstige streich. This month also includes a performance of the complete Brandenburg Concertos, and Schumann's Frauenliebe und Leben, with mezzo-soprano Dorothea Röschmann.

3/3        Debussy: Syrinx Ravel: Piano Concerto Messiaen: Turangalîla-symphonie Clyne:  <<rewind<< (Samuel Coles, f; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, p; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

3/10      Berlioz: The Corsair Overture, Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet, Harold in Italy, Les nuits d'eté (Lawrence Power, vla; Susan Graham, ms; Sir Mark Elder and Pierre Boulez, cond)

3/17      Strauss: Till eulenspiegels lüstige streich Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish Adams: Harmonielehre J.C. Bach: Sinfonia (Augustin Hadelich, v; Nicholas McGegan and Edo de Waart, cond)

3/24      Complete Brandenburg Concertos Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1-6 (Eugene Izotov, ob; Daniel Gingrich, hn; James Smelser, hn; Robert Chen, v; Weijing Wang, vla; Catherine Brubraker, vla; Jennifer Gunn, fl; Mark Shuldiner, hc; Christopher Martin, tr; Louise Dixon, fl; Nicholas Kraemer, hc and cond)

3/31      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 6 and 26, Coronation Schumann:  Frauenliebe und Leben (Dorothea Röschmann, soprano; Uchida, piano)