Second music director Frederick Stock led the CSO in the world premieres of Bax’s The Garden of Fand and Walton’s Scapino Overture as well as the U.S. premiere of Elgar’s Violin Concerto, all heard on this broadcast featuring works by English composers. Britten’s Serenade—featuring tenor Robert Tear and longtime principal horn Dale Clevenger—rounds out this program.
Bax The Garden of Fand
Leonard Slatkin conductor
February 1984 (CSO: The First 100 Years)
Walton Scapino, A Comedy Overture
Frederick Stock conductor
April 1941 (Columbia)
From the CSO’s Archives: The First 130 Years—featuring recordings from the CSO’s vast discography, including releases on CSO Resound—is a cultural and community partnership between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Music Station.