The Chicago Symphony welcomes violinist Joshua Bell as a guest this month

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Joshua Bell from Pablo Lobato


The Chicago Symphony Orchestra continues its year-round season of broadcasts with...

12/1      Faure: Suite from Pelléas and Mélisande Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony No. 3 Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales (Joshua Bell, v; Pierre Boulez and Yan Pascal Tortelier, cond)

12/8      Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante Schubert: Symphony No. 5 Mahler: Symphony No. 4

(Eugene Izotov, ob; David McGill, bn; Robert Chen, v; John Sharp, c Klara Ek, s; Bernard Haitink, cond)

12/15    Prokofiev: Suite from The Love for Three Oranges Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2

Roussel: The Spider's Feast Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe Rameau: Suite from Nais (Leonidas Kavakos, v; Frans Brueggen and Stéphane Denève, conductor)

12/22 (10:15)     Verdi: Overture to Don Giovanni Rota: Suite from The Leopard

Ibert: Flute Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 (Mathieu Dufour, f; Riccardo Muti, cond)

12/29    Handel: Organ Concerto Nos. 1 and 4, Water Music Mozart: Symphony No. 39 (Richard Pare, org; Bernard Labadie, cond)