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Jeong & Olsen tackle Brahms' Double Concerto on the CSO, September 2020

Stephanie Jeong, violin and Kenneth Olsen, cello

Stephanie Jeong, the CSO’s associate concertmaster, and Kenneth Olsen, the assistant principal cello of the CSO, tackle Brahms' monumental Double Concerto on the 9/24 broadcast.  The two refer to it as "a technical behemoth for both soloists" in this interview with Lawrence B. Johnson of Chicago on the Aisle.

9/3        Bach/Webern: Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering Berg: Violin Concerto Schubert: Symphony No. 9, Great (Arabella Steinbacher, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)

9/10      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 (Bertrand Chamayou, p; Herbert Blomstedt, cond)

9/17      Verdi:   Messa da Requiem (Vittoria Yeo, s; Daniela Barcellona, ms; Piotr Beczala, t; Dmitry Belosselskiy, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

9/24      Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello, Double

Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish (Stephanie Jeong, v; Kenneth Olsen, c; Riccardo Muti, cond)