Leonard Slatkin leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Music of Gershwin and Others

July 08, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9, it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Leonard Slatkin.  You’ll hear Gershwin’s “An American in Paris”, Barber’s Overture to “The School for Scandal”, William Schuman’s 6th Symphony and Mason Bates’ Violin Concerto featuring Anne Akiko-Meyers.

Tuesday July 8:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra (#14-27)

Slatkin: Gershwin: An American in Paris

Barber:  Overture to the School for Scandal.       W. Schuman:  Symphony No. 6
Bates:  Violin Concerto (Anne Akiko Meyers, violin).       Gershwin:  An American in Paris
[CSO fill:  Ives: The Unanswered Question, and Three Places in New England (Susanna Mälkki, cond.)]


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