Chicago Symphony Orchestra


This weekly program presents concerts by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the leading orchestras in the United States, and its acclaimed Music Director Riccardo Muti. Hosted by Lisa Simeone, the series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the orchestra's expansive catalog of commercial recordings. Every program is designed to illustrate fascinating stories found inside the music, as well as present insights from the performers themselves.


Osmo Vanska and Seiji Ozawa, conductors

Joelle Harvey, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Hugh

Russell; baritone

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Uniting Voices Chicago

Benjamin Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34

Jessie Montgomery: Banner

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus

Carl Orff: Carmina burana



Lahav Shani, conductor

Beatrice Rana, piano

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 "Classical"

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45



Fritz Reiner and Jaap van Zweden, conductors

Igor Stravinsky: Divertimento, The Fairy's Kiss Suite

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor