Several Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians share stories about how they turn the risks of performing into the rewards of expressing great musical energy to the audience. Featured are Esteban Batallán (principal trumpet), Patricia Dash (percussion), Jennifer Gunn (flute and piccolo), Lawrence Neuman (viola), James Smelser (horn) and John Bruce Yeh (assistant principal clarinet). They pinpoint a few places in the orchestra’s repertoire that can be troublesome and discuss how they approach these risky moments to perform at their best!
If you’ve listened to this podcast episode and enjoyed the music of the CSO, but wondered about which recordings were used, the chart below reveals chronologically within the episode where each recording is heard.
Also, if you would like to listen to those recordings in their entirety, a Spotify playlist follows the chart, allowing you to access the tracks directly. Thanks for listening.
|Podcast Start Time||Composer||Title||Conductor|
|:00||Mahler||Symphony No. 1, 1st mvmt.||Haitink|
|:36||Brahms||Symphony No. 4, 3rd mvmt.||Solti|
|:51||Bruckner||Symphony No. 9, 1st mvmt.||Muti|
|3:42||Rossini||Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture||Reiner|
|7:51||Shostakovich||Symphony No. 10, 2nd mvmt.||Rostropovich|
|8:39||Gershwin||Rhapsody in Blue||Barenboim|
|8:59||Mahler||Symphony No. 9, 4th mvmt.||Boulez|
|9:41||Mahler||Symphony No. 1, 4th mvmt.||Solti|
|11:11||Tchaikovsky||Symphony No. 4, 3rd mvmt.||Reiner|
|13:22||Bartôk||Concerto for Orchestra||Reiner|
|13:41||Shostakovich||Symphony No. 5, 1st mvmt.||Previn|
|14:38||Schumann||Konzertstück for Four Horns and Orchestra||Barenboim|
|15:48||Beethoven||Piano Concerto No. 5, 2nd mvmt.||Solti|
|16:39||Beethoven||Piano Concerto No. 5, 3rd mvmt.||Solti|
|18:45||Mendelssohn||Symphony No. 3, 4th mvmt.||Solti|
|19:54||Vivaldi||Piccolo Concerto||Soloist: Gunn|