The Chicago Symphony plays an overture by Johann Strauss II in January 2022, 1/13 @ 8pm
Premiered in 1871 in Vienna, the operetta Indigo and the Forty Thieves was composed by Johann Strauss II to a German libreto by Maximilian Steiner with text based on "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves." We hear the Overture on Jan 13th at 8pm.
1/6 Janáček: Sinfonietta Copland: Dance Symphony J. Strauss, Jr.: Wiener Blut, Rosen aus dem Süden, Der Zigeunerbaron, Unter Donner und Blitz Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Seiji Ozawa, Morton Gould, Fritz Reiner and Carlo Maria Giulini, cond)
1/13 J. Strauss, Jr.: Overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves Verdi: Ballet Music from Macbeth Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Franck: Symphony (Riccardo Muti, cond)
1/20 Dvořák: Symphony No. 5 Martucci: Notturno Respighi: Feste romane Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian (Riccardo Muti, cond)
1/27 Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Flute Concerto No. 2, Violin Concerto No. 3, Strassburg, Symphony No. 25, Oboe Concerto (Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, f; Robert Chen, v; Ray Still, ob; Claudio Abbado, cond)