Day of Music

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti celebrated international Make Music Day with a Virtual Day of Music on Sunday, June 21.

Enjoy 18 premiere performances by CSO Musicians and special guests that were posted every half hour throughout the day to @chicagosymphony social media channels.

It is more important than ever to celebrate the power of music.


Virtual Day of Music Playlist

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10:00 a.m. — Emma Gerstein, flute · Gina DiBello, violin · Catherine Brubaker, viola

Beethoven Fifth and sixth movements from Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25
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10:30 a.m. — Mark Kraemer, bass

Petzold Minuet in G Major (BWV Anh. 114)
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11:00 a.m. — Yuan-Qing Yu, Assistant Concertmaster · Blair Milton, violin

LeClair Vivace from Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 3, No. 3
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11:30 a.m. — Miles Maner, bassoon

Telemann Adagio and Allegro from Canonic Sonata No. 1
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12:00 p.m. — Alexander Hanna, Principal Bass and piano

Saint-Saens Elephant from The Carnival of the Animals
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12:30 p.m. — Jennifer Gunn, flute

Debussy Syrinx for Solo Flute
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1:00 p.m. — Cornelius Chiu, violin · Rong-Yan Tang, violin · Youming Chen, viola · Daniel Katz, cello

Brahms Andante moderato from String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51
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1:30 p.m. — Katinka Kleijn, cello

Perkinson Calvary Ostinato from Lamentations: Black Folk Song Suite for Solo Cello

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2:00 p.m. — Kimberly Gunderson, soprano · Chicago Symphony Chorus · Christopher Buckler, guest flute

Roussel "Rossignol, mon mignon" from Deux poèmes de Ronsard, Op. 26
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2:30 p.m. — Charles Vernon, bass-trombone

J.S. Bach Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
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3:00 p.m. — Fellows of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Price Juba Dance from Symphony No. 1 in E Minor
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3:30 p.m. — Robert Chen, Concertmaster

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4:00 p.m. — Thaddeus Tukes, guest pianist on the Symphony Center Presents Jazz series

Tukes: For Her
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4:30 p.m. — Diane Mues, viola · William Buchman, Assistant Principal Bassoon

J.S. Bach Duetto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 804
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5:00 p.m. — Jennifer Gunn, flute · Michael Henoch, Assistant Principal Oboe · John Bruce Yeh, Assistant Principal Clarinet · William Buchman, Assistant Principal Bassoon · Oto Carrillo, horn

Reicha Allegretto from Quintet for Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 88, No. 2
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5:30 p.m. — Rong-Yan Tang, violin · Youming Chen, viola

Mozart Rondeau: Allegro from Duo No. 1 in G Major for Violin and Viola, K. 423
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6:00 p.m. — David Sanders, cello

Goltermann Serenade for Four Cellos, Op. 119, No. 2
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6:30 p.m. — So Young Bae, violin · Cornelius Chiu, violin · Danny Lai, viola · Daniel Katz, cello · Daniel Armstrong, bass

Fanny Mendelssohn Italien, Op. 8, No. 3
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