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Dvořák, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky

Past CSO Conductors, World Class Guests (Retrospective)

© Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2008
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Length: 01:56:00



A look back at past CSO music directors and world-renowned guest artists.

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
  Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
  Jacqueline du Pré, Cello
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
  Sir Georg Solti, Conductor
  Vladimir Ashkenazy, Piano
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
  Fritz Reiner, Conductor
  Jascha Heifetz, Violin


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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Past CSO Conductors, World Class Guests (Retrospective)

Past Music Directors, World-Renowned Guests

Release January 1, 0001

© Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2008
All rights reserved
Length: 01:56:00


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Bio - Daniel Barenboim

Throughout a remarkable international career spanning more than five decades, Daniel Barenboim, ninth music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has established himself as one the finest concert pianists, conductors, and chamber musicians in the world today. Read more > 

Bio - Sir Georg Solti

Sir Georg Solti was born in Budapest in 1912 and studied piano, composition, and conducting with Bartók, Dohnányi, Kodály, and Leo Weiner. Although he made his concert debut as a pianist, the Budapest Opera soon engaged him as a conductor. In 1937 Toscanini selected him as his assistant at the Salzburg Festival. Before the outbreak of World War II, Solti went to Switzerland as a refugee, turning again to the piano for his livelihood, and in 1942 he won first prize in the Concours International in Geneva. Read more > 

Bio - Fritz Reiner

Under Reiner’s leadership, the Orchestra made several landmark recordings for RCA Records including Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben, and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky. Read more >