May 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

May 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra to perform Shostakovich's first piano concerto.

This month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs works by Shostakovich, Bach, Stravinsky and Mozart. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin joins the orchestra to perform Shostakovich's first piano concerto.

5/5        Britten: Violin Concerto Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Simone Lamsma, v; Marc-André Hamelin, p; Christopher Martin, tr; Van Zweden and Kirill Petrenko, cond)

5/12      Bach/Davis: Passacaglia and Fugue  Stravinsky: Divertimento, Suite from The Fairy’s Kiss Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1  Granados: Danza Española No. 5 Brahms: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5 Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé (Evgeny Kissin, p; Charles Dutoit and Sir Andrew Davis, cond)

5/19      Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Mahler: Symphony No. 5 Beethoven: Coriolan Overture (Robert Chen, v; Donald Runnicles and Fritz Reiner, cond)

5/26      Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute Telemann: Viola Concerto Tartini/Respighi: Pastorale Bach: Concerto for Two Violins Mozart: Symphony No. 39 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 (Pinchas Zukerman, v and vla; Stephanie Jeong, v; David Fray, p; Jaap van Zweden and Pinchas Zukerman, cond)

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