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 wxxi.org
  • 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.

December 2016 Listings for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Nov 26, 2016
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Christmas dreams in toy land with The Nutcracker and Stravinsky's Petruchka, this month on Classical 91.5

November 2016 Listings for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Oct 28, 2016
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This month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra brings us grand, programmatic music from Revueltas and Strauss, as well as concertos from the orchestra's own Principal Percussionist Cynthia Yeh, and Tim Fellner performes Mozart's sparkling Piano Concerto no. 22, here on Classical 91.5.

October 2016 Listings for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sep 30, 2016
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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

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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
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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)