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Program Listings

July 17, 2014
Ludovic Morlot Conducts Programmatic Music

Messiaen: Trois Petit Liturgies
Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain (Stewart Goodyear, piano)
Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnol
Golijov: Mariel (Kenneth Olson, cello; Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)
Soro: Tres Aires Chilenos (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)
Martínez y Compañón: Colección de música virreinal (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)
Alomía Robles: El cóndor pasa (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor)

July 24, 2014
Muti and Uchida

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54 (Mitsuko Uchida, piano)
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 (the Great)
Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200

July 31, 2014
Susanna Mälkki conducts La mer

Sibelius: Suite No. 1 from The Tempest
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D Major (Leila Josefowicz, violin)
Adès: but all shall be well
Debussy: La mer
Dvorák: The Water Goblin (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)
Williams: Excerpt from film score for Lincoln

August 7, 2014
Muti conducts Schubert Unfinished

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 (Unfinished)
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 (John Sharp, cello)
Schubert: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 125
Verdi: Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani 

August 14, 2014
Riccardo Muti conducts Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet

Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136
Hindemith: Violin Concerto (Robert Chen, violin)
Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

August 21, 2014
Salonen conducts Sibelius

Clyne: < Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
Sibelius: Four Legends from the Kalevala
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105
Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

August 28, 2014
Spanish conductor Pablo Heras-Casado makes his CSO debut

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Debussy: La boîte à joujoux
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Falla: El amor brujo (Marina Heredia, flamenco vocals)
Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole (2-piano version) (Katia and Mariel LaBeque, piano; Semyon Bychkov, conductor)
Chabrier: España (Alain Altinoglu, conductor)

September 4, 2014
Salonen: Dvorák Violin Concerto

Janácek: Overture to From the House of the Dead
Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A Minor (Christian Tetzlaff, violin)
Salonen: Nyx
Janácek: Sinfonietta
Dvorák: The Golden Spinning Wheel (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)

September 11, 2014
Jaap Van Zweden conducts a world premiere by Christopher Rouse.

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Rouse: Heimdall's Trumpet for Trumpet and Orchestra [CSO Commission, World Premiere] (Chris Martin,
trumpet)
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony

September 18, 2014
Riccardo Muti conducts the Rhenish

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 (Maurizio Pollini, piano)
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 (Rhenish)
Haydn: Symphony No. 39 in G Minor

September 25, 2014
Muti conducts Schubert 1 and 6

Schubert: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D. 82
Mozart: Bassoon Concerto (David McGill, bassoon)
Schubert: Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D. 589
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague)

October 2, 2014
Muti conducts Mahler

Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Haydn: Symphony No. 48 in C Major (Maria Theresa) 

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