Evening Concert

Jaap Van Zweden Conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Prokofiev’s 5th Symphony


Prokofiev Wikimedia Commons

Tonight's "Evening Concert" features works written within ten years of each other, the period from 1935 to 1945. [Shostakovich (1935); Britten (1939-40) and Prokofiev (1944 - 45)]. Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 guest conductor Jaap van Zweden leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in works from last century, the centerpiece being Prokofiev’s 5th Symphony. Also on the program: Britten’s Sinfonia da Requiem and Shostakovich’s “Five Fragments for Orchestra”.

Tuesday February 3, 2015:

Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-05)

Jaap Van Zweden Conducts Prokofiev's 5th Symphony

Shostakovich: Five Fragments for Orchestra

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

[CSO fill: Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements (Pierre Boulez, conductor]