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Symphony No. 5, Beethoven

Beethoven 5

8:00 PM
Schubert, Strauss, Beethoven
Thursday, February 5, 2015

The opening “ba-ba-ba-BAH” of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is among the most recognizable moments in symphonic music. Hear this thrilling and immensely treasured work as masterfully played by the CSO under the baton of maestro Jaap van Zweden. “Today’s foremost interpreter of German art song” (Chicago Tribune), acclaimed baritone Matthias Goerne joins the CSO to perform some of the greatest Romantic songs by Richard Strauss and Franz Schubert.


  • Schubert An Silvia
  • Strauss Traum durch die Dämmerung
  • Strauss Das Rosenband
  • Strauss Freundliche Vision
  • Schubert Greisengesang
  • Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung
  • Strauss Ruhe, meine Seele
  • Schubert Im Abendrot
  • Strauss Allerseelen
  • Schubert Tränenregen from Die schöne Müllerin
  • Strauss Morgen!
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5

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