Evening Concert

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Handel's "Messiah" and selections from "The Nutcracker"

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. You’ll hear “Part I” of Handel’s “Messiah” featuring Jessye Norman and selections from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” ballet.

Tuesday, December 27: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 22-52)

Handel’s Messiah & Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker: Selections
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; Anne Gjevang, contralto; Keith Lewis, tenor; Gwynne Howell, bass-baritone; David Schrader, harpsichord; Chicago Symphony Chorus/Margaret Hillis, dir.; Sir Georg Solti, conductor

Handel: Messiah, Part 1

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass; Mark Ridenour, conductor

Gabrieli/Crees: Sacrae Symphoniae No. 6, Sonata Pian e forte; Canzon duodecimi toni à 10;
Gabrieli/Block: Canzon septimi toni à 8 (No. 2)
Tchaikovsky: Selections from The Nutcracker, Op. 71; Fritz Reiner, conductor