March programs on The Chicago Symphony

March programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.


Now that the Olympics in Sochi Russia are over, the Russian composers move to the March 20th Chicago Symphony broadcast.  Tune in for Stravinsky, Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky with pianist Daniil Trifonov under the baton of Charles Dutoit.

3/6       Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2, Divertimento for String Orchestra Stravinsky: The Song of a Nightingale Haydn: Symphony No. 6, Le Matin (Yefim Bronfman, p Ton Koopman, cond)

3/13      Weber: The Ruler of the Spirits Overture Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 Berlioz:  Symphonie Fantastique, Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet (James Ehnes, v; Stéphane Denève, cond)

3/20      Stravinsky: Symphony in C Mussorgsky:  Night on Bald Mountain Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (Daniil Trifonov, p; Charles Dutoit, cond)

3/27      Dvořák:  Husitská Overture Chavez: Piano Concerto Mussorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition Bloch: Schelomo (Jorge Federico Osorio, p; Yo-Yo Ma, c; Resound, Harth-Bedoya, cond)