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Former RPO Music Director Sir Mark Elder leads the Chicago SO, June 2019

May 31, 2019

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Former RPO Music Director Sir Mark Elder leads the Chicago SO in the June 13th broadcast.

6/6       Smetana: Vyšehrad, Moldau, Šárka , From Bohemian Fields and Groves, Tábor, Blanik  Wagner: Siegfried Idyll, Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Daniel Barenboim, cond)

6/13      Vaughan Williams: Overture to The Wasps, Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Elgar: Symphony No. 1 Britten: Suite on English Folk Tunes: A time there was... Walton: Crown Imperial (CSO Brass; Sir Mark Elder, Jaap van Zweden and Jay Friedman, cond)

6/20      Prokofiev: Sinfonietta Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar Walker: Lyric for Strings (Alexey Tikhomirov, bs; Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

6/27      Weber: Overture to Oberon Raimi: Three Lisel Mueller Settings Schubert: Mass No. 6 Wagner: Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Gotterdammerung (Amanda Forsythe, s; Elizabeth Deshong, ms; Paul Appleby, t; Nicholas Phan, t; Nahuel di Pierro, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti and Fritz Reiner, cond)