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Pianist Paul Lewis shares Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 on the Chicago Symphony, June 2021


Internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation, Paul Lewis' cycles of core piano works by Beethoven and Schubert have received unanimous critical and public acclaim worldwide, and consolidated his reputation as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of the central European classical repertoire. We'll hear him perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 on the June 17th broadcast @ 8pm.

6/3       Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (Kelley O'Connor, s; Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Anima Young Singers of Greater Chicago; Charles Sundquist, dir; Andrés Orozco-Estrada, cond)

6/10      Bates: The B-Sides, Five Pieces for Orchestra and Electronica Schumann: Cello Concerto Strauss: Aus Italien Liszt: Les preludes (Yo-Yo Ma, c; Riccardo Muti, cond)

6/17      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 Kodály: Dances of Galánta (Paul Lewis, p; Bernard Haitink & Neeme Järvi, cond)

6/24      Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3, Polish Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished Stravinsky: Fireworks, Four Studies (Riccardo Muti and Pierre Boulez, cond)