CSOradio broadcast schedule

The CSOradio broadcast series brings unparalleled live performances to thousands of listeners every week.

The series features live concert performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the CSO’s expansive catalog of commercial recordings. Every program is designed to illustrate fascinating stories behind the music, as well as presenting insights from the performers themselves.

CSOradio currently offers one series: a nationally syndicated lineup, which is broadcast in Chicago at 8 p.m. CT on Sundays over WFMT-FM (98.7). Complete shows also may be heard here.

Audiences outside Chicago may stream the CSO’s radio broadcasts on Experience CSO or check their local radio listings.

Stream available music selections on CSOradio.

CSOradio Listings, April 3, 2022 to June 26, 2022
Apr 03, 2022
CSOradio Program #14
Muti Conducts Mazzoli & Tchaikovsky Pathétique

Mazzoli These Worlds in Us
Liadov The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)
Riccardo Muti conductor
October 2021

Stravinsky Four Studies
Pierre Boulez conductor
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy, Op. 54
Pierre Boulez conductor
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Apr 10, 2022
CSOradio Program #15
Muti Conducts Mozart Requiem

Cherubini Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn
Riccardo Muti conductor
Krassimira Stoyanova soprano
Dmitry Korchak tenor
Enea Scala tenor
June 2018

Schuman Symphony No. 9 (Le fosse Ardeatine)
Mozart Requiem in D Minor, K. 626
Riccardo Muti conductor
Benedetta Torre soprano
Sara Mingardo contralto
Saimir Pirgu tenor
Mika Kares bass
February 2019

Apr 17, 2022
CSOradio Program #16
Hrůša Conducts Dvořák 6

Coleridge-Taylor Ballade in A Minor, Op. 33
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24
Joélle Harvey soprano
Dvořák Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Op. 60
Jakub Hrůša conductor
November 2021

Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16
Rafael Kubelík conductor
1953 (Mercury)

Mozart Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K. 338
Rafael Kubelík conductor

Apr 24, 2022
CSOradio Program #17
Karabits & Kim

Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34b
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25
Sunwook Kim piano
Mendelssohn Capriccio brillant in B Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 22
Sunwook Kim piano
Beethoven Adagio cantabile (second movement) from Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique)
Sunwook Kim piano
Lutosławski Concerto for Orchestra
Kirill Karabits conductor
October 2019

Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 758 (Unfinished)
Carlo Maria Giulini conductor
(Deutsche Grammophon)

May 01, 2022
CSOradio Program #18
Muti Conducts Bates & Franck

Honegger Pacific 231
Bates Alternative Energy
Franck Symphony in D Minor
Riccardo Muti conductor
February 2012

Mozart Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 (Haffner)
Riccardo Muti conductor
October 2009

Mozart Divertimento in F Major, K. 138
Robert Chen leader
March 2010

May 08, 2022
CSOradio Program #19
Barenboim Conducts Smetana & Wagner

Smetana Má vlast
Daniel Barenboim conductor
September 2018

Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Daniel Barenboim conductor

Wagner Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Daniel Barenboim conductor

May 15, 2022
CSOradio Program #20
Conlon & Gavrylyuk

Bach/Wilhelmj Air on the G String from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068
Shostakovich/Barshai Chamber Symphony for Strings in C Minor, Op. 110a
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat Major, Op. 10
Alexander Gavrylyuk piano
Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200
James Conlon conductor
October 2021 

Mahler Sixth movement (Langsam—Ruhevoll—Empfunden) from Symphony No. 3
Bernard Haitink conductor
(CSO Resound)

May 22, 2022
CSOradio Program #21
Rachlin Plays The Four Seasons

Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Mozart Divertimento in D Major, K. 136
Piazzolla/Desyatnikov The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Julian Rachlin conductor and violin

Hindemith Nobilissima visione
Jean Martinon conductor

May 29, 2022
CSOradio Program #22
Janowski & Chen

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26
Robert Chen violin
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 (Jupiter)
Marek Janowski conductor
November 2021

Wagner Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Sir Georg Solti conductor
1976 (London)

 Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Sir Georg Solti conductor
1977 (

Jun 05, 2022
CSOradio Program #23
Tilson Thomas & Benedetti 

Stravinsky Concerto in D for String Orchestra 
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63
Nicola Benedetti violin
Traditional/Limonov Auld lang syne
Nicola Benedetti violin
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)
Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
December 2018

Ives IV. Thanksgiving and Forefathers' Day from New England Holidays Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas conductor

Jun 12, 2022
CSOradio Program #24
Muti Conducts Vivaldi, Handel & Beethoven 

Saint-Georges Overture to L'Amant anonyme
Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G Minor, RV 439 (La Notte) 
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson flute
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Riccardo Muti conductor
September 2021

Vivaldi Concert in C Major for 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, Bassoon, and 2 Violins (Per la solennità di San Lorenzo)
Water Music Suite No. 1 in F Major
Riccardo Muti conductor
January 2022

Jun 19, 2022
CSOradio Program #25
Muti Conducts Schubert 9

Schubert Entr'acte No. 3 from the Incidental Music to Rosamunde, D. 797
Schubert Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 (Great)
Clyne Night Ferry 
Riccardo Muti conductor
February 2012

Falla Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat
Ravel Rapsodie espangole
Riccardo Muti conductor
September 2007

Jun 26, 2022
CSOradio Program #26
Muti Conducts Beethoven 9

Verdi Fuoco di gioia! from Otello
Verdi Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco
Verdi Patria oppressa! from Macbeth
Verdi Sanctus from Messa da Requiem
Verdi Libera me from Messa da Requiem
Barbara Frittoli soprano
Riccardo Muti conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus 
Duain Wolfe director
CSO Resound
(2009, 2011, 2017)

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
Riccardo Muti conductor
Janai Brugger soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage tenor
Tareq Nazmi bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe director
February 2022

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