Chicago Symphony Orchestra Retrospective

Mondays at 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lisa Simeone

Produced by Jesse McQuarters and hosted by Lisa Simeone, this weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including produced segments created to provide deeper insight into the music and programmatic themes found within the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’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.






   Apr  26

  • WEBER: Overture to Die Freischütz
  • CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2 in f
  • MENDELSSOHN: Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream; Symphony No. 4 in A
  • RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 

May   3:  

  • BEETHOVEN:  Leonore Overture No. 2; Symphony No. 4 in B-flat; Grosse fuge in F-flat for String Quartet; Symphony No. 6 in F

May  10:  

  • SMETANA:  Selections from The Bartered Bride
  • BARBER:  Cello Concerto Op. 22
  • DVORAK:  Symphony No. 5 in F
  • STRAUSS:  Final Scene from Salome

May  17:  

  • MOZART:  Piano concerto No. 25 in C
  • MAHLER:  Symphony No. 5

May  24:  

  • DEBUSSY:  Symphonic Fragments from The Martydom of Saint Sebastian; La mer
  • RAVEL:  Mother Goose Suite; Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • LIGETI:  Violin Concerto

May  31:  

  • MAHLER:  Symphony No. 3 in d