Lawrence Neuman, a member of the CSO's viola section for 30 years, says, "I can't overstate how lucky I feel to be in this orchestra."
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Lawrence Neuman has been a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra‘s viola section since 1991. In this episode of Intermission at the CSO, he tells his own story of getting to the CSO and offers advice for young musicians aspiring to become professional performers. He describes the intensity of hearing live concerts, how the caring and commitment of each player builds a unified sound and the importance of the CSO’s contribution to Chicago.
If you’ve listened to this podcast episode and enjoyed the music of the CSO, but wondered about which recordings were used, the information in the chart below reveals chronologically within the episode where each recording is heard.
If you would like to listen to those recordings in their entirety, a Spotify playlist follows below, allowing you to directly access and purchase the tracks. Thanks for listening.
|:02||Mahler||Symphony No. 1, 1st mvmt.||Haitink|
|:59||Dvořák||String Quartet No. 12 (American)||Lincoln String Quartet|
|2:40||Bruckner||Symphony No. 4, 2nd mvmt.||Barenboim|
|4:54||Mussorgsky arr. Ravel||Pictures at an Exhibition, 10th mvmt.||Solti|
|8:10||Dvořák||String Quartet No. 12 (American)||Lincoln String Quartet|
|10:00||Dvořák||String Quartet No. 12 (American)||Lincoln String Quartet|
|11:10||Britten||Young Person's Guide to Orchestra: IV Violas||Ozawa|
|13:49||Berlioz||Queen Mab Scherzo from Romeo and Juliet||Gergiev|
|15:28||Mendelssohn||A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo||Martinon|
|17:08||Beethoven||Symphony No. 9, 4th mvmt.||Solti|
|18:29||Bartók||Concerto for Orchestra, 4th mvmt.||Reiner|
|20:29||Bartók||Concerto for Orchestra, 5th mvmt.||Solti|
|21:22||Ravel||Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2, 1st mvmt.||Martinon|
|24:30||Bartók||The Miraculous Mandarin Suite||Solti|
|27:14||R. Strauss||Ein Heldenleben: The Hero||Reiner|
|29:29||Britten||Young Person's Guide to Orchestra: Fugue||Ozawa|
|31:30||Bartók||Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, 2nd mvmt.||Boulez|
|31:56||Verdi||I vespri siciliani: Overture||Muti|
|33:05||Bizet||Symphony No. 1, 1st mvmt.||Martinon|
|33:12||Bizet||Symphony No. 1, 4th mvmt.||Martinon|