Leonard Slatkin guest conducts the CSO in a program of music by American composers.
Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” and Barber’s “Overture to the School for Scandal” from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by Leonard Slatkin. Also on the program Anne Akiko-Meyers is the soloist in Mason Bates’ “Violin Concerto”.
Tuesday April 4: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 17-14)
Slatkin and Gershwin: An American in Paris
Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
William Schuman: Symphony No. 6
Mason Bates (b. 1977): Violin Concerto (Annie Akiko Meyers, violin) Gershwin: An American in Paris
Ives: The Unanswered Question (Susanna Mälkki, conductor; Chris Martin, trumpet)
Ives: Three Places in New England