October 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

October 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Scene from the Metropolitan Opera's last production of Wagner's Götterdämmerung


Mahler's first symphony and selections from Wagner's Götterdämmerung are featured on 10/2. Other highlights from the month include works by Strauss, Ives, and plenty of Mozart.

10/2      Schubert: Symphony No. 5 Mahler: Symphony No. 1 Wagner: Sigfriend’s Rhine Journey and Funeral March from Götterdämmerung (Riccardo Muti, cond)

10/9      Schubert:Overture in the Italian Style Morricone: Voices from the Silence Schubert: Mass Mozart: Ave verum corpus Vivaldi: Magnificat (Ora Jones, narr; Rosa Feola, s; Rosa Feola, s; Michaela Selinger, ms; Antonio Poli, t; Riccardo Zanellato, bs; Alisa Kolosova, ms; Riccardo Muti, cond)

10/16    Mozart:Symphony No. 41, Jupiter Brahms: Symphony No. 4 Mozart: Adagio and Fugue Haydn: Cello Concerto (Yo-Yo-Ma, c; Edo de Waart and Ton Koopman, cond)

10/23    Ives: Symphony No. 2 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos (Richard Goode, Emanuel Ax, Benjamin Hochman, Orli Shaham, and Orion Weiss, p; Sir Mark Elder, Richard Goode and David Robertson, cond)  

10/30    Smetana:The Moldau from Ma vlast Takemitsu: riverrun Villa-Lobos: Amazonas Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Schmitt: La tragédie de Salomé (Juanjo Mena and Alain Altinoglu, cond)