Classical 91.5

Thomas Hampson brings "swagger" to American songs with the CSO, July 2019

Jun 28, 2019

Thomas Hampson performed American songs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Credit Chicago Classical Review

The Chicago Classical Review stated, Hampson brings swagger, sensitivity to American songs with CSO.  You can hear what they were talking about on the 7/4 broadcast.

7/4       Ives/Schumann: Variations on America Ives/Adams: At the River Copland: Simple Gifts,    The Boatmen’s Dance, The Golden Willow Tree from Old American Songs Still: In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy Damrosch:    Danny Deever Daugherty: Letter to Mrs. Bixby from Letters from Lincoln Corigliano: One Sweet Morning from One Sweet Morning Elgar: Enigma Variations Stravinsky: Suite from Pretrushka (Thomas Hampson, bar; Bramwell Tovey and Carlo Maria Giulini, cond)

7/11      Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Mussorgsky/Shostakovich: Two Excerpts from Khovanshchina Schoenberg: Kol Nidre (Denis Matsuev, p; Alberto Mizrahi, nar; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, dir; Riccardo Muti, Kirill Yuri and Temirkanov Petrenko, cond)          

7/18      Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony Wagner: Overture to Rienzi Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, The Inextinguishable (Semyon Bychkov Edward Gardner, conductor

7/25      Respighi: Fountains of Rome, Concerto Gregoriano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique Dvořák: Carnival Overture (Robert Chen, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)