March programs on The Chicago Symphony

March programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Sir Mark Elder, conductor


During March the Chicago Symphony Orchestra welcomes former RPO Music Director Sir Mark Elder for two concerts.

3/1        Berlioz:   Le Corsaire Overture, Queen Mab Scherzo; Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet,  Harold in Italy, Nuits d'été (Lawrence Power, vla; Susan Graham, ms; Sir Mark Elder and Pierre Boulez, cond)

3/8        Delius:   The Walk to the Paradise Garden Elgar: Falstaff Symphonic Study Rimsky-Korsakov:  Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Bernstein:   Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Sir Mark Elder and Robert Spano, cond)

3/15      Strauss:   Overture to Die Fledermaus Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante (Till Fellner, p; Eugene Izotov, ob; David McGill, bn: Robert Chen, v; John Sharp; c; Manfred Honeck and Bernard Haitink, cond)

3/22      Seeger:  Andante for Strings Berg:  Three Pieces for Orchestra Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Schumann:   Symphony No. 3, Rhenish (Yefim Bronfman, p; Michael Tilson Thomas and John Eliot Gardiner, cond)

3/29      Smirnov: Space Odyssey Schubert: Symphony No. 3 Orff:  Carmina Burana Haydn:  Symphony No. 39 (Maria Grazia Schiavo, s; Max Emanuel Cencic, ct; Stéphane Degout, bar; Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Chicago Children’s Choir; Riccardo Muti, cond)