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"Impressionistic" music on the Chicago Symphony, April 2021

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Emmanuel Chabrier

19th century French composer Emmanuel Chabrier's works are often described as the musical counterpart of early Impressionist painters.  We'll hear some of his works in the April 15th broadcast.
4/1   Pre-empted by Bach’s St. John Passion special.

4/8       Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Flute Concerto No. 2, Violin Concerto No. 3, Strassburg, Symphony No. 25, Oboe Concerto (Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, f; Ray Still, ob; Robert Chen, v; Claudio Abbado, cond)

4/15      Chabrier: España Ginastera: Harp Concerto Albéniz/Arbós: Navarra; Fête-Dieu à Seville from Iberia Gustave Charpentier: Impressions of Italy Ravel: Boléro (Xavier De Maistre, hp; Riccardo Muti and Fritz Reiner, cond)

4/22     Stravinsky: Four Studies for Orchestra Webern: Passacaglia Mahler: Symphony No. 7 Mozart: Divertimento (Pierre Boulez, cond)

4/29      Weber: Overture to Die Freischütz Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream,  Symphony No. 4, Italian Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe (David Fray, p; Christoph Eschenbach and Jean Martinon, cond)