Evening Concert

Vasily Petrenko conducts Rachmaninoff: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on the Evening Concert


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko leads the group in Elgar’s “In the South” and Rachmaninoff’s “Symphonic Dances”. Also on the program, Paul Lewis is the soloist in Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto.

Tuesday July 28: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-30)

Vasily Petrenko conducts Rachmaninoff

Elgar: In the South (Alassio) [inspired by a trip to the italian Riviera in 1903]

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) (Paul Lewis, piano) [Often heard, never tiring of it...]

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances [his last work, a culmination of his style]