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Anger Management with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, March 2020

Composer and violist Max Raimi

Max Raimi's piece Anger Management is featured this month with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (3/19). The piece began as an etude for viola, and later Raimi transcribed it for violin. In addition to his work as a composer, Raimi is a violist with the Chicago Symphony. 

3/5        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; Pinchas Zuckerman and Neeme Järvi, cond)

3/12      Cherubini: Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn (Krassimira Stoyanova, s; Dmitry Korchak, Enea Scala, t) Schuman: Symphony No. 9, Le fosse Ardeatine Mozart: Requiem (Benedetta Torre, s; Sara Mingardo, a; Saimir Pirgu, t; Mika Kares, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

3/19      Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Raimi: Anger Management Sibelius:  Symphony No. 1 Prokofiev: Suite from Lieutenant Kijé (Gil Shaham, v; John Storgårds and Carlos Miguel Prieto, cond)

3/26      Higdon: blue cathedral Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 (Ray Chen, v; John Storgårds, cond)