CSO Audio Program Notes

CSO Audio Program Notes

CSO Program Notes: Beethoven 9 Facebook Premiere

Join us for the Beethoven 9 Facebook Premiere! https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoSymphony/posts/10157359874958049...

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CSO Program Notes: Rhapsody In Blue

In a vibrant program of classical music inspired by the jazz revolution of the 20th century, two of George Gershwin’s...

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CSO Program Notes: Blomstedt Conducts Brahms 2

After leading a 2018 CSO performance of Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony full of “tensile strength and spirited dynamism”...

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CSO Program Notes: Sibelius & Nielsen: A Nordic Celebration

From its expansive opening to its transcendent climax, Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony is one of the most vivid orchestral...

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CSO Program Notes: Muti Conducts Beethoven 2 & 5

Opening with the most famous four notes in all of classical music, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is a staggering...

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CSO Program Notes: Cavalleria Rusticana

Beloved by opera audiences around the world, Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana is an impassioned story of tormented...

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CSO Program Notes: Paul Lewis Plays Beethoven

Renowned English pianist Paul Lewis returns to perform two of Beethoven’s extraordinary piano concertos—the...

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CSO Program Notes: Stravinsky & Dvo?ák 8

Dvo?ák’s Eighth Symphony is a lyrical masterpiece that The Guardian calls “35 minutes of life-enhancing joy.” Edo de...

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CSO Program Notes Higdon & Tchaikovsky 4

Taking inspiration from Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Fourth explores fate, progressing from dark despair...

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CSO Program Notes: Holst The Planets

Juanjo Mena conducts the CSO in a program featuring Holst’s powerful and haunting The Planets. Sally Matthews, a...

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CSO Program Notes: Brahms Double Concerto

Brahms' final orchestral composition calls for deep lyricism and virtuosic technique from its soloists to create the...

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CSO Program Notes: Muti, Kavakos and Beethoven Violin Concerto

A season-long Beethoven celebration continues with the composer’s dazzling Violin Concerto performed by the renowned...

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Oct 24-26 - The Four Seasons

Welcome to this digital edition of Phillip Huscher's Program Notes for upcoming concerts by the CSO Oct 24-26. A...

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CSO Program Notes: Brahms 3

Following a "blistering" (Chicago Tribune) CSO podium debut, David Afkham returns to lead a diverse program featuring...

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CSO Program Notes: The Four Seasons

A captivating program of music by Vivaldi, Mozart and Piazzolla features the CSO conducting debut of Julian Rachlin,...

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Oct 10-12 - Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1

Welcome to this digital edition of Phillip Huscher's Program Notes for upcoming concerts by the CSO Oct 10-12. The...

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CSO Program Notes: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1

The sensational young Korean pianist Sunwook Kim, acclaimed for his "ability to shift from fantasy to fireworks and...

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CSO Program Notes: Shostakovich 8

James Gaffigan, praised for his "exemplary, full-blooded conducting" (Chicago Classical Review), leads the CSO in...

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Sep 26-28 - Muti Conducts Beethoven 1 and 3

Welcome to this digital edition of Phillip Huscher's Program Notes for upcoming concerts by the CSO Sep 26-28. The...

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CSO Program Notes: Muti Conducts Beethoven 1 & 3

The season-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth opens with a program dedicated entirely to...

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