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Chicago Symphony Orchestra on 88.7-1

Sundays 8pm to 10pm

The BP Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast Series features concerts from Symphony Center, the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including features providing insight into the music and programmatic themes found within the CSO's concert season; interviews with CSO musicians, guest artists, and composers; and an exploration of the stories found within the CSO's rich heritage of recordings and the Orchestra's illustrious history in Chicago.

Listen for the CSO's upcoming programs:

January 5, 2014

Salonen conducts Sibelius.

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
  Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter


Sibelius: Symphony No 7 in C Major, Op 105


Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto


Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini


January 12, 2014

Jaap van Zweden conducts Bartok.

Jaap van Zweden, conductor
  David Fray, piano
  David McGill, bassoon

Bates: Liquid Interface


Mozart: Piano Concerto No 25 in C Major, K 503 


Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra


Mozart: Bassoon Concerto

January 19, 2014

Sir Mark Elder conducts Rachmaninoff and Sibelius.

Sir Mark Elder, conductor
  Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op 72/3 


Dvorak: The Water Goblin 


Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No 3 in D Minor, Op 30


Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E Minor, Op 39

January 26, 2014

Semyon Bychkov conducts Walton Symphony No 1.

Semyon Bychkov, conductor
  Kirill Gerstein, piano
  Katia & Marielle Labèque, duo-pianists

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Minor, Op 16 


Walton: Symphony No 1 in B-Flat Minor


Poulenc: Concerto for 2 Pianos


February 2, 2014

Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 4.

Riccardo Muti, conductor

Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in A Major, R 158 


Mozart: Symphony No 38 in D Major, K 504, "Prague"


Beethoven: Symphony No 4 in B-Flat Major, Op 60


Schubert: Symphony No 3 in D Major, D 200


February 9, 2014

Bernard Haitink conducts Bruckner 4.

Bernard Haitink, conductor
  Emanuel Ax, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27 in B-Flat Major, K 595


Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E-Flat Major, "Romantic"


Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden (Mark Elder, conductor)

February 16, 2014

Asher Fisch conducts Mahler and Wagner.

Asher Fisch, conductor  
Michael Barenboim, violin

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll 


Schoenberg: Violin Concerto, Op 36


Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No 10 


Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal 


Bach-Koopman: Concerto in C Major, BWV 1064, with soloists from the orchestra

February 23, 2014

MTT!

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
CSO Brass

Stravinsky: Elegy for JFK


Mahler: Symphony No 9 in D Major


Mahler: Blumine 


Gabrieli: Two Canzonae

March 2, 2014

Christian Macelaru and Yefim Bronfman

Christian Macelaru, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun


Bartok: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Major


Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra


Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale

March 9, 2014

Stéphane Denève conducts Berlioz.

Stéphane Denève, conductor  
James Ehnes, violin

Weber: Ruler of the Spirits Overture


Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1 in A Minor, Op 99


Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique 


Berlioz: Queen Mab Scherzo and Romeo at the Tomb of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet

March 16, 2014

Charles Dutoit and the Rite

Charles Dutoit, conductor
  Daniil Trifonov, piano

Stravinsky: Symphony in C 


Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain


Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op 23 


Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

March 23, 2014

Harth-Bedoya conducts Pictures.

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
  Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
  Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Dvorak: Husitska Overture 


Chavez: Piano Concerto 


Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition 


Bloch: Schelomo

March 30, 2014

Christoph Eschenbach conducts Bruckner 9.

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont 


Rands: ….where murmurs die 


Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D Minor


Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)

 

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