September 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

September 2014 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Soloist Christopher Martin with Jaap van Zweden conducting the CSO in the world premiere of Christopher Rouse’s “Heimdall’s Trumpet.”

Photo: Todd Rosenberg.

Tune in for Heimdall’s Trumpet, a showcase of principal trumpet Christopher Martin and the entire trumpet section in this CSO commission by Christopher Rouse on September 11th.  Works by Dvořák, Shostakovich, Mozart and Schubert are also featured this month.

9/4        Salonen: Dvořák Violin Concerto Janáček: Overture to From the House of the Dead Dvořák:   Violin Concerto Salonen: Nyx Janáček: Sinfonietta Dvořák: The Golden Spinning Wheel (Christian Tetzlaff, v; Sir Mark Elder, cond)

9/11      Shostakovich:  Festive Overture Rouse: Heimdall’s Trumpet for Trumpet and Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony  (Chris Martin, tr; Jaap Van Zweden, cond)

9/18      Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish Haydn: Symphony No. 39 (Maurizio Pollini, p; Riccardo Muti, cond)

9/25      Schubert: Symphony No. 1 Mozart: Bassoon Concerto Schubert: Symphony No. 6 Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague (David McGill, bn; Riccardo Muti, cond)