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Jeong & Olsen tackle Brahms' Double Concerto on the CSO, September 2020

Aug 20, 2020

Stephanie Jeong, violin and Kenneth Olsen, cello
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Stephanie Jeong, the CSO’s associate concertmaster, and Kenneth Olsen, the assistant principal cello of the CSO, tackle Brahms' monumental Double Concerto on the 9/24 broadcast.  The two refer to it as "a technical behemoth for both soloists" in this interview with Lawrence B. Johnson of Chicago on the Aisle.

9/3        Bach/Webern: Ricercar No. 2 from The Musical Offering Berg: Violin Concerto Schubert: Symphony No. 9, Great (Arabella Steinbacher, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)

9/10      Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 (Bertrand Chamayou, p; Herbert Blomstedt, cond)

9/17      Verdi:   Messa da Requiem (Vittoria Yeo, s; Daniela Barcellona, ms; Piotr Beczala, t; Dmitry Belosselskiy, bs; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, cond)

9/24      Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello, Double

Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish (Stephanie Jeong, v; Kenneth Olsen, c; Riccardo Muti, cond)