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The Chicago Symphony celebrates its late principal trumpeter Adolph "Bud" Herseth, July 2021


Legendary Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpeter Adolph "Bud" Herseth died in 2013, but we'll celebrate his life in the Chicago Symphony on July 29th at 8pm.

7/1       Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Sibelius: Violin Concerto Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (Hilary Hahn, v; Marin Alsop, cond)

7/8       J. Strauss, Jr.: Overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves Verdi: Ballet Music from Macbeth Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Franck: Symphony (Riccardo Muti, cond)

7/15      Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish Bruckner: Te Deum (Stephanie Jeong, v; Kenneth Olsen, c; Jessye Norman, s; Yvonne Minton, ms; David Rendall, t; Samuel Ramey, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Daniel Barenboim & Riccardo Muti, cond)

7/22      Verdi: Overture to I vespri siciliani, Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco, Messa da Requiem
(Barbara Frittoli, s; Olga Borodina, ms; Mario Zeffiri, t; Ildar Abdrazakov, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

7/29      Celebrating Adolph "Bud" Herseth's Centennial Mussorgsky: Pictures from an Exhibition Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion, and String Orchestra Ives: The Unanswered Question Haydn: Trumpet Concerto R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (Donald Peck, f; Ray Still, ob; Clark Brody, cl; Willard Elliot, bn;  Adolph Herseth, tr; Dale Clevenger, hn; Jay Friedman, tn; Donald Koss, tim; Rafael Kubelik, Jean Martinon, Morton Gould, Claudio Abbado and Fritz Reiner, cond)

Watch this 2004 PBS conversation with Bud Herseth.