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It's a musical journey to Scandinavia with the Chicago Symphony, October 2020


Travel with the Chicago Symphony to Scandanavia where we'll hear music by Sibelius, Nielsen and a traditional Danish Bridal Tune from the village of Sønderho. Don't miss the boat on 10/22.

10/1      Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 Bacri: Ophelia's Tears Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Mozart: Serenade No. 13 for Strings (J. Lawrie Bloom, bs cl; Eine kleine Nachtmusik) (Riccardo Muti and Fritz Reiner, cond.)

10/8      Rossini: Overture to L'italiana in Algeri Mozart: Sinfonia concertante for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Classical Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (Ray Still, ob; Clark Brody, cl; Willard Elliot, bn; Dale Clevenger, h; Carlo Maria Giulini, cond)

10/15    Brahms:  Academic Festival Overture Wagner:  Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde Elgar:  Variations on an Original Theme Strauss:  Ein Heldenleben Tchaikovsky:  Final Waltz and Apotheosis from The Nutcracker (Daniel Barenboim, Artur Rodzinski, Sir Georg Solti, Fritz Reiner and Morton Gould, cond)

10/22    Sibelius: Finlandia Nielsen: Violin Concerto Traditional: Danish Bridal Tune from the village of Sønderho Nielsen: Helios Overture Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, The Swan of Tuonela from Four Legends of The Kalevala (Pekka Kuusisto, v; Robert Mayer, eh; Hannu Lintu and Frederick Stock, cond)

10/29    Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Piano Concerto No. 3 Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 3, 10, and 5 Hindemith: Symphony, Mathis der Maler Wagner: Prelude to Acts 3 and Act 1 of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (David Fray, p; Riccardo Muti and Fritz Reiner, cond)