Sunday, 22 January 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The Barenboim Years 1991 - 2006 (Part 1)


1991 – 1992


1, 3, 4, 5, 8 October 1991
Daniel Barenboim
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5


10 October 1991
Daniel Barenboim
Larry Combs, clarinet
Deborah Polaski, soprano
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Excerpts


11, 12 October 1991
Sir Georg Solti
Larry Combs, clarinet
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Debussy: La mer


17 October 1991
Sir Georg Solti
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and Liebestod
Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, Love Scene
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


19 October 1991
Kenneth Jean
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and Liebestod
Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, Love Scene
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


24, 25, 26, 29 October 1991
Andrew Schenck
Dale Duesing, bass-baritone
Sarah Reese, soprano
Beth Babbitt, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Dymit, tenor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Barber: Symphony No. 1
Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard
Barber: The Lovers


31 October, 1, 3 November 1991
Michael Morgan
Wendy Warner, cello
Dvořák: Carnival, Overture
Dvořák: Serenade for Strings
Bloch: Schelomo
Harris: Symphony No. 3


14, 15, 16, 19 November 1991
James Conlon
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1
Mahler: Symphony No. 1




21, 22, 23 November 1991
Tsung Yeh
Ralph Shapey*
Alfred Brendel, piano
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shapey: Concerto fantastique


27, 29, 30 November 1991
Pierre Boulez
Webern: Passacaglia
Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911)


5, 6, 7, 10 December 1991
Pierre Boulez
Midori, violin
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat (orch. Schoenberg)
Berg: Violin Concerto
Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande


12, 17 December 1991
Pierre Boulez
John Aler, tenor
John Tomlinson, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Ran: Chicago Skyline
Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra
Bartók: Cantata profana
Debussy: Nocturnes
Ravel: La valse


13, 14 December 1991
Pierre Boulez
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Ran: Chicago Skyline
Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra
Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique
Debussy: Nocturnes
Ravel: La valse


19, 20, 22 December 1991
Pierre Boulez
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Ravel: Une barque sur l’océan
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, ballet


9, 10, 11, 14 January 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Samuel Magad, violin
Mozart: Divertimento No. 17
Bernstein: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra


16, 17, 18 January, 14 February 1992
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Renée Fleming/Margaret Jane Wray (14), soprano
Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
John Aler, tenor
Peter Rose, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Mozart: Requiem
2, 12 February 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass
Joan Rodgers, soprano
Günter von Kannen, bass
Mimi Lerner, mezzo-soprano
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Michele Pertusi, bass
Graham Clark, tenor
Lella Cuberli, soprano
Peter Rose, bass
Dawn Kotoski, soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro


4, 13 February 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Michele Pertusi, bass
Sheri Greenawald, soprano
Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass
Peter Rose, bass
Bruno Lazzaretti, tenor
Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
Joan Rodgers, soprano
Richard Cowan, bass-baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: Don Giovanni


5, 15 February 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Bruno Lazzaretti, tenor
Michele Pertusi, bass
Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass
Lella Cuberli, soprano
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Joan Rogers, soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: Così fan tutte


19, 20, 21, 22 February 1992
Zubin Mehta
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Foss: Symphony No. 3, Symphony of Sorrows
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2


26, 27, 28, 29 February 1992
Zubin Mehta
Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Chicago Children’s Choir
Mahler: Symphony No. 3




5, 6, 8, 10 March 1992
Erich Leinsdorf
Donald Peck. flute
Ray Still, oboe
Larry Combs, clarinet
Willard Elliot, bassoon
Dale Clevenger, horn
Adolph Herseth, trumpet
Jay Friedman, trombone
Donald Koss, timpani
Hindemith: Symphonia serena
Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion and Strings
Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel (orch. Rubbra)


12, 13, 14 March 1992
Erich Leinsdorf
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus, Three Pieces
Schubert: Symphony No. 3
Stravinsky: Orpheus
Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld, Overture


17 March 1992
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Berlioz: Roman Carnival, Overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


19, 20, 21 March 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Liszt: Dante Symphony


24 March 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Berlioz: Roman Carnival, Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Orchestral Excerpts


26, 28 March 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Gidon Kremer, violin
Beethoven: Leonore, Overture No. 3
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Corigliano: Symphony No. 1


27 March 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Gidon Kremer, violin
Beethoven: Leonore, Overture No. 3
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Orchestral Excerpts




23, 24, 25 April 1992
Robert Spano
Richard Goode, piano
Stucky: Impromptus for Orchestra
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Elgar: Enigma Variations


1, 2, 5 May 1992
Kenneth Jean
Donald Moline, cello
Loren Brown, cello
C.P.E. Bach: Symphony No. 5 in B minor
Ott: Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra
Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony


7, 8, 10 May 1992
Sir Georg Solti
Ben Heppner, tenor
Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Liszt: Les préludes
Liszt: A Faust Symphony


14, 15, 16, 19 May 1992
Sir Georg Solti
Ruth Ziesak, soprano
Uwe Heilmann, tenor
René Pape, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Haydn: The Seasons


21, 22, 23, 26 May, 12, 13 June 1992
James DePreist
Blackwood: Symphony No. 5
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 1
Schumann: Symphony No. 2


28, 29, 30 May 1992
Kenneth Jean
Gil Shaham, violin
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5



1992 – 1993


17, 18, 19, 22 September 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Edith Wiens, soprano
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Brahms: A German Requiem


24, 25, 26, 29 September 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Brigitte Engerer, piano
Richard Strauss: Symphonic Fantasy from Die Frau ohne Schatten
Richard Strauss: Burleske for piano and orchestra
Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony


1, 2, 3 October 1992
Daniel Barenboim
Isaac Stern, violin
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra


8, 9, 10 October 1992
Dennis Russell Davies
Joseph Golan, violin
Charles Pikler, viola
Bolcom: Symphony No. 5
Atterberg: Suite No. 3 for violin, viola and orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


15, 16, 17, 20 October 1992
Valery Gergiev
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Scriabin: Symphony No. 3, The Divine Poem
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World


22, 23, 24, 27 October 1992
Erich Leinsdorf
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel, Suite
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Waltz Sequence
Copland: Rodeo, Three Dance Episodes
Stravinsky: Jeu de Cartes


30, 31 October, 1 November 1992
Erich Leinsdorf
Ursula Oppens, piano
Smetana: From Bohemia’s Meadows and Forest
Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, concert version (arr. Leinsdorf)


12, 13, 14 November 1992
Sir Georg Solti
Haydn: Symphony No. 104, London
Bruckner: Symphony No. 3


19, 20, 21 November 1992
Sir Georg Solti
Gail Williams, horn
Mozart: The Magic Flute, Overture
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


25, 27, 28, 29 November, 1 December 1992
Pierre Boulez
Stravinsky: Fireworks
Stravinsky: Four Studies
Elliott Carter: Three Occasions for Orchestra
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra


3, 4, 5, 8 December 1992
Pierre Boulez
Leon Fleisher, piano
Bartók: Two Images
Bartók: Dance Suite
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Messiaen: Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum


10, 11, 12, 15 December 1992
Pierre Boulez
Dmitri Alexeev, piano
Bartók: Four Pieces
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: The Firebird


17, 18, 19 December 1992
Pierre Boulez
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Stravinsky: Choral Variations on Vom Himmel hoch da komm’ich her
Stravinsky: Agon
Stravinsky: The King of the Stars
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring


7, 8, 9 January 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Berio: Continuo
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2


13, 15 January 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Allison Eldredge, cello
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, Romantic


14, 16, 19 January 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Siegfried Jerusalem, tenor
Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
Uta Priew, mezzo-soprano
Endrick Wottrich, tenor
René Pape, bass
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Act 2


21, 22, 23, 24 January 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Suite
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4


27, 28, 29, 30 January 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Renée Fleming, soprano
Andreas Schmidt, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Schubert: Gesang der Geister über den Wassern
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Fauré: Requiem


4, 5, 6 February 1993
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Melinda Wagner: Falling Angels
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade


18, 19, 20, 23 February 1993
Kenneth Jean
Grover Schiltz, cor anglais
Beethoven: Andante cantabile from Piano Trio in B flat major, ‘Archduke’ (orch. Liszt)
Giuseppe Ferlendis: Cor Anglais Concerto (arr. Kraus)
Schubert: String Quintet in C major (orch. Stock)


25, 26, 27, 28 February 1993
David Loebel
Donald Peck, flute
André Watts, piano
Piston: The Incredible Flutist, Suite
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7


11, 12, 13, 16 March 1993
Christian Thielemann
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


18, 19, 20, 23 March 1993
Roger Norrington
Beethoven: Coriolan, Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World


25, 26, 27, 28, 30 March 1993
Christoph Eschenbach
Dvořák: Serenade for Winds
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague


1, 2, 3, 6 April 1993
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23

8, 9, 10 April 1993
Leonard Slatkin
Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Joan Tower: Concerto for Orchestra
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5


15, 17, 20 April 1993
Michiyoshi Inoue
Mahler: Symphony No. 9


22, 23 April 1993
Myung-Whun Chung
Haydn: Symphony No. 44, Trauersinfonie
Messiaen: Les Offrandes oubliées
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique


29*, 30 April, 1, 4 May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Tina Kiberg, soprano
Janice Taylor*/Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
John Aler, tenor
Robert Holl, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Beethoven: Missa solemnis


6, 7, 8* May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
James Paul+
Ruben Gonzalez, violin
Elgar: Enigma Variations+
Busoni: Violin Concerto+
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Brahms: Symphony No. 1*


13, 14 May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 1


15, 18 May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 3


20 May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Haydn: Symphony No. 48, Maria Teresa
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, Romantic


21, 22 May 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5




1993 – 1994


18, 23, 25 September 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Alessandra Marc, soprano
Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
Vicente Ombuena, tenor
Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Verdi: Requiem


19, 22, 24, 28 September 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Brahms: Symphony No. 4


30 September, 1, 2, 5 October 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Schoenberg: Fives Pieces for Orchestra
Wagner: Tannhäuser, Overture


7, 8, 9 October 1993
Daniel Barenboim
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Ran: Legends
Brahms: Symphony No. 2


13, 14, 15, 16, 17 October 1993
Neeme Järvi
John Bruce Yeh, clarinet
Tubin: Elegy for Strings
Eller: Folk Tune from Songs of my Homeland
Dārziņš: Melancholy Waltz
Jānis Mediņš: Aria from Suite No. 1
Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 4


29, 30 October, 2 November 1993
Sir Georg Solti
Ruth Ziesak, soprano
Herbert Lippert, tenor
Anton Scharinger, baritone
René Pape, bass
Haydn: The Creation


4, 19 November, 18 December 1993
Kenneth Jean
Philip Sabransky, piano
Gould: Fall River Legend
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
Copland: El salón Mexico


5, 6 November 1993
Sir Georg Solti
Steven Isserlis, cello
Beethoven: Leonore, Overture No. 3
Dvořák: Cello Concerto
Stravinsky: Petrushka


11, 12, 13 November 1993
Sir Georg Solti
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Weiner: Prince Csongor and the Goblins, Introduction and Scherzo
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Kodály: Háry János, Suite
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2


18, 23 November 1993
Sir Georg Solti
Patricia Pagny, piano
Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


26, 27 November 1993
Pierre Boulez
Krystian Zimerman, piano
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mahler: Symphony No. 6


2, 4, 7 December 1993
Pierre Boulez
Jessye Norman, soprano
Laszlo Polgar, bass
Larry Russo, narrator
Rands: Le tambourin
Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle


3 December 1993
Pierre Boulez
Rands: Le tambourin, Suites Nos. 1 and 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 6


9, 10, 11, 14 December 1993
Pierre Boulez
Olli Mustonen, piano
Bartók: Divertimento for Strings
Bartók: Hungarian Sketches
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel: Boléro


16, 17, 19 December 1993
Zubin Mehta
Webern: Passacaglia
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra
Webern: Concerto
Schubert: Symphony No. 9, Great




19 December 1993
Kenneth Jean
Philip Sabransky, piano
Gould: Full River Legend
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
Copland: El salón Mexico


5, 6, 7, 8, 11 January 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Dmitri Bashkirov, piano
Baird: Canzona
Scriabin: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5


13, 14, 15 January 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Gidon Kremer, piano
Berg: Violin Concerto
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6


20, 21, 22, 23, 25 January 1994
Daniele Gatti
Mozart: Divertimento in F, K. 138
Hindemith: Nobilissima visione
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, excerpts


27, 28, 29 January, 1 February 1994
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19
Mozart: Rondo in D major, K. 382
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24


3, 4, 5 February 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Peter Serkin, piano
Pamela Frank, violin
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden
Berg: Chamber Concerto
Bruckner: Mass No. 2


10, 11, 12, 15 February 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Radu Lupu, piano
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht


17, 18, 19 February 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Lawrence Golan, violin
Joseph Golan, violin
Bach: Double Violin Concerto
Carter: Partita
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Debussy: La mer


24, 26 February 1994
Mariss Jansons
Samuel Magad, violin
Weber: Euryanthe, Overture
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


10, 11, 12, 15 March 1994
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor and piano
Picker: Old and Lost Rivers
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8


17, 18, 19, 22 March 1994
Riccardo Chailly
Maria João Pires, piano
Schnittke: Pianissimo
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suites Nos. 1 and 2



24, 25, 26, 29 March 1994
Myung Whun Chung
David Schrader, organ
Dutilleux: Métaboles
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, Organ


31 March, 1, 2, 5 April 1994
Michael Tilson Thomas
J.C. Bach: Sinfonia for Double Orchestra, Op. 18 No. 1
Reich: Three Movements
Mahler: Symphony No. 1


7, 8, 9 April 1994
Michael Tilson Thomas
Ryan Cox, treble
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Bernstein: On the Town, Imaginery Coney Island Scene
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


13, 14, 15, 16, 17 April 1994
Valery Gergiev
Alexander Toradze, piano
Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina, Suite
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
Borodin: Prince Igor, Polovtsian Dances


28, 29, 30 April 1994
David Zinman
Eduardus Halim, piano
Kodály: Dances of Galanta
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Rouse: Symphony No. 1
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel


5, 6, 7 May 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Wagner: Lohengrin, Prelude Act 1
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring


10 May 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Debussy: La mer
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
Brahms: Symphony No. 2


11 May 1994
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Carter: Partita
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19
Brahms: Symphony No. 4


11, 14. 15, 17, 18 June 1994
Mark Wigglesworth
Donald Peck, flute
Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1
Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5



1994 – 1995


17, 20, 27 September 1994
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Karyn Stewart, soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Bruckner: Psalm 150
Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
Wolf: Der Feuerreiter
Beethoven: Elegy, Op. 118
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy


22, 23, 24 September 1994
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Itzhak Perlman, violin
John Sharp, cello
Boulez: Messagesquisse
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Triple Concerto


29 September, 1, 4 October 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Wagner: Die Meistersinger, Prelude


30 September, 2 October 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra
Brahms: Violin Concerto


6, 7, 8 October 1994
Daniel Barenboim
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8


13, 14, 15, 18 October 1994
James DePreist
Misha Dichter, piano
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Stravinsky: Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Mozart: Serenade for Wind Instruments, K. 361


20, 21, 22, 25 October 1994
Michiyoshi Inoue
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Mozart: “Misera, dove son!....Ah’ non son io che parlo”
Mahler: Symphony No. 4


27, 28, 29 October 1984
Dennis Russell Davies
Rubén D’Artagnan González, violin
Haydn: Symphony No. 83, La poule
Ginastera: Violin Concerto
Mackey: Eating Greens
Ravel: La valse


10, 11, 12 November 1994
Lawrence Foster
Jean-Bernard Pommier, piano
Lindroth: Big Band
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Enescu: Symphony No. 2


17, 18, 19, 22 November 1994
Antonio Pappano
Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano
Britten: Peter Grimes, Four Sea Interludes
Chausson: Poème de l’amour et de la mer
Copland: Symphony No. 3


25, 26, 27 November 1994
Pierre Boulez
Larry Combs, clarinet
The Swingle Singers
Webern: Passacaglia
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra
Debussy: Clarinet Rhapsody No. 1
Berio: Sinfonia


1, 2, 3, 6 December 1994
Pierre Boulez
Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen
Webern: Five Movements
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta


8, 9, 10 December 1994
Pierre Boulez
Mahler: Symphony No. 7


15, 16, 17 December 1994
Pierre Boulez
Laura Aikin, soprano
Lucy Shelton, soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Boulez: Le visage nuptial
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin


5, 6, 7, 10 January 1995
Neeme Järvi
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Barber: Vanessa, Intermezzo and Under the Willow Tree
Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3
Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden, Melodrama and Dance of the Buffoons


12, 13, 14, 17 January 1995
James DePreist
J. Lawrie Bloom, bass clarinet
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, Overture
Krouse: Bass Clarinet Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2


19, 20, 21, 24 January 1995
Christian Thielemann
Heinrich Schiff, cello
Pfitzner: Palestrina, Three Preludes
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Schumann: Symphony No. 4


26, 27, 31 January 1995
Zubin Mehta
Janet Williams, soprano
Frank Lopardo, tenor
Bo Skovhus, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Chicago Children’s Chorus
Schubert: Symphony No. 6
Orff: Carmina burana


28 January, 3 February 1995
Christian Thielemann
Schumann: Manfred, Overture
Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


2, 4, 5 February 1995
Zubin Mehta
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter


9, 11, 14 February 1995
Sir Georg Solti
Gail Niwa, piano
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Bruckner: Symphony No. 1


16, 18 February 1995
Sir Georg Solti
Murray Perahia, piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 1


23, 24, 26 February 1995
Sir Georg Solti
Sergej Aleksashkin, bass
Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar


2, 3, 4 March 1995
Eri Klas
Carol Wincenc, flute
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Classical
Górecki: Concerto-Cantata for Flute and Orchestra
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2




9, 10, 11, 17 March 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Francis Akos, violin
András Schiff, piano
Dvořák: Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Dvořák: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and Liebestod


15, 18, 21 March 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Deborah Polaski, Elektra
Alessandra Marc, Chrysothemis
Uta Priew, Klytemnestra
Falk Struckmann, Orestes
James King, Aegisthus
Andrea Bönig, Karyn Stewart, Beverly Thiele, Alfreda Burke, Carola Höhn, Debra Schuerer-DeNoon, Stacy Eckert, Nancy J. Pifer, Brian Nedvin, Paul Grizzell, Chris Scott Feigum
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Richard Strauss: Elektra (concert performance)


23, 24, 25 March 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Emanuel Ax, piano
Smetana: The Bartered Bride, Overture
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2


28 March 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8


30, 31 March, 1 April 1995
Pierre Boulez
Daniel Barenboim*
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Debussy: Jeux
Debussy: Ibéria
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1
Boulez: Notations I-IV*


6, 7, 8, 11 April 1995
Mark Wigglesworth
Rachmaninov: The Isle of the Dead
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, Leningrad


13, 14, 15 April 1995
Leonard Slatkin
Corigliano: Fantasia on an Ostinato
Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (arr. Mazzetti)


27, 28, 29, 30 April, 2 May 1995
Donald Runnicles
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mozart: Symphony No. 39
Holst: The Planets


4, 5, 9 May 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Alessandra Marc, soprano
Members of the Kennedy King College Community Chorus
Members of the Doris Ward Workshop Chorale
Members of Morgan State University Choir
Hannibal Peterson Quartet
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Carter: Partita
Lokumbe: African Portraits


11, 12, 13, 16 May 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Sarah Chang, violin
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique


18, 20 May 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Boulez: Notations I-IV
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


19 May 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
    

1995 – 1996


29, 30 September, 8, 10 October 1995
James Paul
Adolph Herseth, trumpet
Coe: Ischiana
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)


5, 6, 7 October 1995
Sir Georg Solti
Kyung-Wha Chung, violin
Bartók: Violin Concerto 2
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9


12, 13, 14, 17 October 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Wagner: Parsifal, Prelude Act 1
Höller: Aura
Beethoven: Violin Concerto


19, 20, 21, 24 October 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Berlioz: The Death of Cleopatra
Elgar: Falstaff


26, 27, 28 October 1995
Daniel Barenboim
Albert Igolnikov, violin
Rimsky-Korsakov: Fantasia on Two Russian Themes for Violin and Orchestra
Ran: Symphony
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5


31 October 1995
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 13
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8


2, 3, 4 November 1995
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 11
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 13


16, 17, 18, 21 November 1995
Semyon Bychkov
Berio: Rendering
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, The Year 1905


24, 25, 28 November 1995
Pierre Boulez
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
Davidovsky: Concertante for String Quartet
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
30 November, 1, 2, 5 December 1995
Pierre Boulez
Mahler: Symphony No. 9


7, 8, 9, 12 December 1995
Pierre Boulez
Dukas: La Péri, Fanfare and Dance Poem
Debussy: La mer
Varèse: Ionisation
Varèse: Amériques


14, 15, 16 December 1995
Pierre Boulez
Leon Fleisher, piano
Manoury: Prelude and Wait
Debussy: The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Symphonic Fragments
Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand


4, 5, 6, 7 January 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Busoni: Comedy Overture
Nielsen: Violin Concerto (4, 5)
Sibelius: Violin Concerto (6, 7)
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring


11, 12, 13 January 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Melinda Wagner: Falling Angels
Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


18, 29, 20 January 1996
Zubin Mehta
Schubert: Rosamunde, Overture
Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
Richard Strauss: Symphonia domestica


24, 25, 26 January 1996
Daniel Barenboim
André Watts, piano
Wagner: Parsifal, Prelude Act 1 and Good Friday Music
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 (24, 25)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 (26)
Liszt: Totentanz
Wagner: Götterdämmerung, Siegfried’s Death and Funeral Music


27 January 1996
Daniel Barenboim
André Watts, piano
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique




1, 2, 3, 6 February 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 (1, 6)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (2, 3)


8, 9, 10 February 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Traditional Javanese Court Gamelan Music
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Overture
Ravel: Mother Goose, Suite, The Empress of the Pagodas
McPhee: Symphony No. 2, Pastorale
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade


15, 16, 17 February 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Laura Aikin, soprano
Ben Heppner, tenor
René Pape, bass
Birgitta Svendén, mezzo-soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Bernstein: Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah
Beethoven: The Mount of Olives


22, 23, 24 February 1996
Mariss Jansons
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1
Schoenberg: Piano Concerto
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2


29 February, 1, 2, 3, 5 March 1996
Daniele Gatti
Alicia De Larrocha, piano
Adams: Tromba Lontana
Adams: A Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


7, 8, 9, 12 March 1996
Riccardo Chailly
Ives: Robert Browning Overture
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Ives: The Unanswered Question
Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1945)


14, 15, 16, 19 March 1996
Riccardo Chailly
Rossini: William Tell Overture
Janáček: Sinfonietta
Brahms: Symphony No. 1


21, 22, 23, 26 March 1996
Michael Gielen
Mahler: Symphony No. 6


28, 29, 30 March 1996
Michael Gielen
J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture
Stucky: Pinturas de Tamayo
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral


11, 13, 16 April 1996
Lawrence Foster
Alfred Brendel, piano
Montsalvatge: Desintegración morfologica del la Chacona de J.S. Bach
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4


18, 19, 20, 23 April 1996
Dennis Russell Davies
Samuel Magad, violin
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
Conus: Violin Concerto
Kancheli: Ein trauerfarbenes Land


25, 26, 27, 28 April 1996
Roger Norrington
Bach: Suite No. 3
Haydn: Symphony No. 49, La Passione
Beethoven  Symphony No. 2


8, 9, 10, 11, 14 May 1996
Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Mozart: Serenade No. 7, Posthorn


16, 17, 18 May 1996
Takashi Asahina
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5


23, 24, 25, 26 May 1996
Christoph Eschenbach
Tzimon Barto, piano
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4


30, 31 May, 1 June 1996
Christoph Eschenbach
Sharon Sweet, soprano
Marvis Martin, soprano
Ying Huang, soprano
Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano
Janis Taylor, mezzo-soprano
Vinson Cole, tenor
Richard Zeller, baritone
Eric Halfvarson, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mahler: Symphony No. 8



1996 – 1997


21, 24 September 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Ruben D’Artagnan González, violin
Alex Klein, oboe
Dale Clevenger, horn
Richard Strauss: Violin Concerto
Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel


26, 27, 28 September 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Yo Yo Ma, cello
Handel: Solomon, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Brahms: Double Concerto
Carter: Adagio Tenebroso
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2


3, 4, 5, 8 October 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Steven Tharp, tenor
Daniel Gingrich, horn
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Schubert: Auf dem Strom, D. 943
Schubert: Psalm 23 for Chorus and Piano, D. 706
Schubert: Offertory for Tenor, Chorus and Orchestra, D. 963
Schubert   Symphony No. 9, Great


10, 11, 12 October 1996
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Michael Henoch, oboe
Bach: Violin and Oboe Concerto BWV 1060
Birtwistle: The Triumph of Time
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto


17, 18, 19, 22 October 1996
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin
Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1
Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4
Haydn: Symphony No. 83, The Hen


24, 25, 26, 29 October 1996
Takashi Asahina
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Prelude
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9


31 October, 1, 2, 3 November 1996
Christoph Eschenbach
Haydn: Symphony No. 92, Oxford
Sheng: China Dreams
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


7, 8, 9, 12 November 1996
Christoph Eschenbach
Peter Serkin, piano
Stravinsky: Circus Polka
Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
Stravinsky: Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5


14, 15, 16 November 1996
Robert Spano
Midori, violin
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Four Legends


29, 30 November, 3 December 1996
Pierre Boulez
José Van Dam, bass-bartione
Varèse: Dèserts
Ravel: Don Quichotte à Dulcinèe
Ravel: Five Popular Greek Melodies
Mahler: Three Rückert Lieder
Messiaen: L'Ascension


5, 6, 7, 10 December 1996
Pierre Boulez
Anatol Ugorski, piano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Scriabin: Piano Concerto
Scriabin: Prometheus
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite


12, 13, 14, 17 December 1996
Pierre Boulez
Thomas: ....words of the sea...
Varèse: Arcana
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra


19, 20, 21 December 1996
Pierre Boulez
Juliane Banse, soprano
Mahler: Todtenfeier
Mahler: Symphony No. 4


9, 10, 11, 12 January 1997
Bernard Haitink
Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano
Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn
Turnage: Some Days
Brahms: Symphony No. 2


16, 17, 18, 21 January 1997
Bernard Haitink
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Markella Hatziano, mezzo-soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Mahler: Symphony No. 2, Resurrection


23, 24, 25, 28 January 1997
Daniel Barenboim
William Eddins, piano
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Gershwin: Piano Concerto
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1


30, 31 January, 1, 4 February 1997
Daniel Barenboim
Radu Lupu, piano
Yim: Rough Magic
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4


6, 8 February 1997
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 13
Mahler: Symphony No. 5


13, 14, 15, 16 February 1997
Neeme Järvi
Rachel Barton, violin
Rapchak: Saetas
PAGANINI   Violin Concerto No. 2
NIELSEN    Symphony No. 4, The Inextinguishable


20, 21, 22, 25 February 1997
Zubin Mehta
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 4
Beethoven  Symphony No. 3, Eroica


27, 28 February, 1 March 1997
Zubin Mehta
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Korngold: Much Ado about Nothing, Suite
Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings (arr. for String Orchestra)


6, 7, 8, 11 March 1997
Peter Schreier, conductor and tenor
Julie Kaufmann, soprano
Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano
Steve Davislim, tenor
Klaus Mertens, bass-baritone
Peter Lika, bass
Chicago Children’s Chorus
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Bach: St. Matthew Passion


14, 15, 18 March 1997
Sir Georg Solti
Murray Perahia, piano
Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Stravinsky: Symphony in C
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms


20, 23, 27, 28, 29 March 1997
Sir Georg Solti
Sergei Aleksashkin, bass
Mussorgsky: Prelude, Khovanshchina, (arr Rimsky-Korsakov)
Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (arr. Shostakovich)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15


3, 4, 5 April 1997
Lawrence Foster
Alfred Brendel, piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Dutilleux: Timbres, espace, mouvement
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2


10, 11, 12, 15 April 1997
Yaron Traub
Till Fellner, piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Schoenberg: Pelleas et Melisande


17, 18, 19 April 1997
Kent Nagano
Yuri Bashmet, viola
Gubaidulina: Viola Concerto
Stravinsky: The Firebird


24, 25, 26 April 1997
Mstislav Rostropovich
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Classical
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8


8 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Hannibal: African Portraits


13 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Placido Domingo*
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain*
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra


15, 16, 17 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Placido Domingo*
Gidon Kremer, violin
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter
Reimann: Violin Concerto
Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain


20 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Gidon Kremer, violin
Reimann: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 5


22, 23, 24, 25, 27 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano
Falla: The Three-cornered Hat
Falla: Seven Popular Spanish Songs
Falla: El amor brujo


29, 30 May 1997 (Medinah Temple)
Daniel Barenboim
Höller: Aura
Mahler: Symphony No. 5




1997 - 1998


15, 17, 18, 21 October 1997
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Brahms: Violin Concerto


23, 24 October 1997
Daniel Barenboim
Maurizio Pollini, piano
Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


29, 30, 31 October, 1 November 1997
Michael Gielen
Ursula Oppens, piano
Beethoven: Leonore No. 2, Overture
Carter: Piano Concerto
Schubert: Rosamunde, Incidental Music
Beethoven: Leonore No. 3, Overture


6, 7, 8, 11 November 1997
Markus Stenz
Larry Combs, clarinet
David McGill, bassoon
Ives: Decoration Day
R. Strauss: Duet Concertino
Schumann: Symphony No. 2


13, 14, 15 November 1997
Christopher Wilkins
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Barber: Symphony No. 1
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Copland: El salon Mexico
Reveultas: La noche de los mayas


20, 21, 22, 25 November 1997
Pierre Boulez
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Schubert: Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist
Schubert: Nachtgesang im Walde
Schubert: Gesang der geister über den Wassern
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloë, complete


28, 29, 30 November, 2 December 1997
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin
Beethoven: Romance No. 1
Beethoven: Romance No. 2
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite
Hindemith: Trauermusik
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor (orch. Mahler)




4, 5, 6 December 1997
Leif Segerstam
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano
Segerstam: February
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Nielsen: Symphony No. 6, Sinfonia semplice
Sibelius: Finlandia


17, 18, 19, 20 December 1997
Christoph Eschenbach
Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, Overture
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Ravel: Tzigane
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra


8, 9, 10 January 1998
William Edkins
Alan Gimpel, piano
Bernstein: Overture, Candide
Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes, On the Town
Bernstein: On the Waterfront, Symphonic Suite
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2, Age of Anxiety


15, 16, 17, 20 January 1998
Christoph Eschenbach
Renée Fleming, soprano
Mary Sauer, piano
John Sharp, cello
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Overture
Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate
Richard Strauss: Capriccio, Moonlight Music and Final Scene Corigliano: Symphony No. 1


22, 23, 24 January 1998
William Eddins
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Beethoven: Violin Concerto


29, 30, 31 January, 3 February 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Beethoven:  Symphony No. 8
Bruckner:  Symphony No. 7


5, 6, 7 February 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Birtwistle: Exody
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


12, 13, 14 February 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Peter Serkin, piano
Pamela Frank, violin
Raimi: Elegy
Berg: Chamber Concerto for Piano, Violin and 13 Wind Instruments
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica


18, 20, 22 February 1998
Zubin Mehta
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Wagner: A Faust Overture
Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1


19, 21 February 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica


26, 27, 28 February, 3 March 1998
Zubin Mehta
Barbara Ann Martin, soprano
R. Anton Briones, boy soprano
Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, Romantic


5, 6, 7, 11 March 1998
Herbert Blomstedt
Lynn Harrell, cello
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Overture
Dutilleux: Tout un monde lontain....
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8


12, 13, 14, 17 March 1998
Oliver Knussen
Lucy Shelton, soprano
Gail Williams, horn
Stravinsky: Canon on a Russian Popular Tune
Stravinsky: The Faun and the Shepherdess
Lieberson: Drala
Knussen: Horn Concerto
Stravinsky: The Firebird, Suite


19, 20, 21, 24 March 1998
Oliver Knussen
Rosemary Hardy, soprano
Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain (arr. Stokowski)
Knussen: Where the Wild Things Are, Songs and a Sea Interlude
Knussen: The Way to Castle Yonder
Knussen: Where the Wild Things Are, The Wild Rumpus
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Stokowski)


26, 27, 28 March 1998
Daniele Gatti
Samuel Magad, violin
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 1


15, 16, 17, 18, 21 April 1998
Donald Runnicles
John Sharp, cello
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll 
Haydn: Cello Concerto in D 
Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten 
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge



 23, 24, 25, 26, 28 April 1998
Pierre Boulez
John Bruce Yeh, clarinet
Carter: Clarinet Concerto 
Mahler: Symphony No. 1


30 April, 1, 2, 5 May 1998
Pierre Boulez
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales 
Ligeti: Piano Concerto 
Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques 
Roussel: Symphony No. 3


7, 8, 9 May 1998
Mark Wigglesworth
Christine Schäfer, soprano
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune 
Mozart: Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio 
Mozart: Mia sperenza adorata 
Berg: Altenberg Lieder 
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2


14, 15, 16, 19 May 1998
Franz Welser-Möst
André Watts, piano
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6


22, 23 May 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica


26, 28, 31 May 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Waltraud Meier, soprano
Thomas Moser, tenor
Ekkehard Wlaschiha, baritone
René Pape, bass
Mark McCrory, tenor
Carola Höhn, soprano
Endrik Wottrich, baritone
Thomas E. Dymit, tenor
David DuBois, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Beethoven: Fidelio  (concert performance)


29, 30 May 1998
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7


4 June 1998
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Jane Eaglen, soprano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 
Beethoven: Ah! Perfido 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4



5 June 1998
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Jane Eaglen, soprano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 
Beethoven: Ah! Perfido 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3


6 June 1998
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Jane Eaglen, soprano
Beethoven: Ah! Perfido 
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor


1998 - 1999


1, 2, 3, 6 October 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Prelude
Act 3
Shchedrin: Cantabile for violin and orchestra
Brahms: Symphony No. 1


8, 9, 10, 11, 13 October 1998
Yaron Traub
John Browning, piano
Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture
Barber: Piano Concerto
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish


15, 16, 17 October 1998
Christoph Eschenbach
Mahler: Symphony No. 6


21, 22, 23, 24 October 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Gidon Kremer, violin
Katharina Kammerloher, mezzo-soprano
Kancheli: Lament, Music of Mourning in Memory of Luigi Nono Brahms: Symphony No. 4


29, 30, 31 October 1998
Franz Welser-Möst
Peter Donohoe, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 66
Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1


12, 13, 14, 17 November 1998
Yaron Traub
Ivan Moravec, piano
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2


19, 20, 21, 22, 24 November 1998
Zdeněk Mácal
Petra Lang, mezzo-soprano
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Mahler: Lieder aus Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian


27, 28 November, 1 December 1998
Pierre Boulez
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Augusta Read Thomas: Orbital Beacons
Debussy: Nocturnes
Debussy: La mer


3, 4, 5, 8 December 1998
Pierre Boulez
Gil Shaham, violin
Messiaen: Un sourire
Bartók: Violin Rhapsodies Nos. 1 and 2 (1928)
Berg: Lyric Suite (1928)
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements (1945)


10, 11, 12, 15 December 1998
Pierre Boulez
Gil Shaham, violin
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Bartók: The Wooden Prince, ballet


17, 18, 19, 20 December 1998
Daniel Barenboim
Donald Peck, flute
Wagner: Rienzi, Overture
Nielsen: Flute Concerto
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


7, 8, 9 January 1999
Daniel Barenboim
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Harbison: Cello Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2


12 January 1999
Daniel Barenboim
Radu Lupu, piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


14, 15, 16 January 1999
Daniel Barenboim
Radu Lupu, piano
Boulez: Notations VII
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Brahms: Symphony No. 3


20, 21, 22, 23, 26 January 1999
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin
Alex Klein, oboe
Lutoslawski: Funeral Music
Brahms: Serenade No. 2
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Haydn: Symphony No. 49, La passione


28, 29, 30 January 1999
David Robertson
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
Debussy: Printemps
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911)


11, 12, 13 February 1999
Daniel Barenboim, conductor and piano
Joseph Guastafeste, bass
Tanenbaum: First Bassman
Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22


18, 19, 20 February 1999
Daniel Barenboim
Dorothea Röschmann, soprano
Thomas Quasthoff (18/20)/Nathan Gunn (19), baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Brahms: A German Requiem


27 February, 2 March 1999
William Eddins
Weber: Der Freischütz, Overture
Wilson: Symphony No. 3, Hold On
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7


4, 5, 6, 9 March 1999
Andrew Davis
Andreas Haefliger, piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
Elgar: Symphony No. 3 (elab. Payne)


11, 12, 13 March 1999
James Levine
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Women Of The Chicago Symphony Chorus
Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus
Mahler: Symphony No. 3


18, 20 March 1999
Pierre Boulez
Sarah Bullen, harp
Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique


24, 26 March 1999
Pierre Boulez
David Pittman-Jennings, bass-baritone
Chris Merritt, tenor
Kwangchul Youn, bass
Carola Höhn, soprano
Uta Priew, contralto
Stefan Rügamer, tenor
Antti Sohonen, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Chicago Children's Chorus
Schoenberg: Moses and Aaron, concert performance


9, 10, 11, 13 April 1999
Yuri Temirkanov
Alex Slobodyanik, piano
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh, Prelude
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances


15, 16, 17 April 1999
Christoph Eschenbach
Emanuel Ax, piano
Adams: Century Rolls
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6


22, 23, 24 April 1999
Christoph Eschenbach
Lisa Saffer, soprano
Lorraine Hunt, mezzo-soprano
Frank Kelley, tenor
James Maddalena, baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1
Harbison: Four Psalms


29, 30 April, 1, 4 May 1999
Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Viktoria Postnikova, piano
R. Strauss: Burleske
R. Strauss: Symphonic Fragment from Josephs-Legende
Carpenter: Skyscrapers, A Ballet of Modern American Life
Schnittke: The Dead Souls, Film Suite


6, 7, 8, 11 May 1999
John Adams
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
George Shirley, narrator
Ives: Three Places in New England
Copland: Piano Concerto
Adams: Naïve and Sentimental Music


13, 14, 15, 18 May 1999
John Adams
Vadim Repin, violin
Mary Preston, organ
Mark Ridenour, trumpet
Ives: Country Band March
Ives: Hymn: Largo Cantabile for String Orchestra
Ives: At the River (arr. Adams)
Ives: Ragtime Dance No. 4
Glass: Façades
Harrison: Concerto for Organ with Percussion Orchestra
Adams: Violin Concerto


20, 21, 22, 23 May 1999
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin
Dvořák: Romance in F Minor
Dvořák: Serenade for Winds
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8


27, 28 May 1999
Mstislav Rostropovich
Olga Guryakova, soprano
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Two arias
Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Five Interludes


29 May, 1 June 1999
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor and cello
Sergei Aleksashkin, bass
Men Of The Chicago Symphony Chorus
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar


3, 4 June 1999
Mstislav Rostropovich
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10


10 June 1999
Mstislav Rostropovich
Larissa Diadkova, contralto
Enrico Dindo, cello
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12, The Year 1917
Schumann: Cello Concerto (arr. Shostakovich)
Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (arr. Shostakovich)


11, 12 June 1999
Mstislav Rostropovich
Constantin Lifschitz, piano
Adolph Herseth, trumpet
Shostakovich: Hamlet Suite
Shostakovich: Concerto for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, The Year 1905

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