Classical 91.5

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Thursdays, 8 to 10 pm on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1, WITH-FM/HD 90.1-2 and online at
  • Hosted by Lisa Simeone

Produced by Marty Ronish 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 CSO’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.

October 2016 Listings for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sep 30, 2016

Riccardo Muti and others conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, with works from Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and more!

10/6      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, Winter Daydreams Beethoven: Overture to The Consecration of the House (Yefim Bronfman, p; Riccardo Muti, cond)  See all

Join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, to hear selections from Wagner's epic Ring cycle, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, a rebroadcast of Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2015 Symphony Ball and more, on Classical 91.5.  See all.

9/1        Glanert: Brahms-Fantasie Brahms: Violin Concerto; Symphony No. 1 Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal (Renaud Capucon, v; Semyon Bychkov and Leonard Slatkin, cond)

August 2016 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Aug 27, 2016

Join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this month, to hear Yo-Yo-Ma play Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1, Stravinsky's Elegy for JFK, and more. 

8/4        Beethoven: Overture to King Stephen Lutosławski: Symphony No. 3 Salonen: Foreign Bodies Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Janáček: Sinfonietta (Yo-Yo-Ma, c; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)