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The Chicago Symphony in December 2019 rings in the New Year

Composer Charles Ives

On the December 19th broadcast we'll hear selections from Charles Ives' New England Holidays Symphony and a version of Auld Lang Syne.

12/5      Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Schoenberg: Transfigured Night Wagner: Good Friday Spell from Parsifal Corigliano: Symphony No. 1 (John Sharp, c; Stephen Hough, p; Daniel Barenboim,  Esa-Pekka Salonen and Fritz Reiner, cond)

12/12    Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1 Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 Sibelius: Suite from Karelia Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 Mozart: Symphony No. 39 (Vadim Gluzman, v; Neeme Järvi and Pinchas Zuckerman, cond)

12/19    Stravinsky: Concerto for String Orchestra Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 Traditional/Limonov: Auld lang syne Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique Ives: IV. Thanksgiving and Forefathers' Day from New England Holidays Symphony (Nicola Benedetti, v; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Margaret Hillis, dir; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/26 - CSO pre-empted for holiday special