May 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

May 2013 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun is performed by the Chicago Symphony on the May 9th broadcast.

May's programs from the Chicago Symphony include music of Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Sibelius, Stravinsky, Strauss, Wagner, Beethoven and much more.

5/2       Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter, Symphony No. 7 Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 (Yo-Yo Ma, c; Ton Koopman, cond)

5/9       Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2, Divertimento for String Orchestra (Yefim Bronfman, p; Christian Macelaru cond) Stravinsky: The Song of a Nightingale Haydn: Symphony No. 6, Le Matin (Ton Koopman, conductor)

5/16    Honegger: Pacific 231 Bates: Alternative Energy Franck:   Symphony Mozart:   Symphony No. 35, Divertimento (Riccardo Muti cond)

5/23    Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus  Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Till Fellner, p; Manfred Honeck, cond) Dvorak:   Symphony No. 8 Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante (Eugene Izotov, ob; David McGill, bn; Robert Chen, v; John Sharp; c; Bernard Haitink, cond) Beethoven:   Overture to Fidelio

5/30    Wagner:  Siegfried Idyll Schoenberg:   Violin Concerto Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10 Wagner:   Prelude to Parsifal Bach/Koopman: Concerto (Robert Chen, v; Mathieu Dufour, f; Eugene Izotov, ob, William Buchman, bn; Michael Barenboim, v; Asher Fisch cond)