CSO – Apr 14

April 14
Great Guest Soloists

This week, we look back at four performances by guest soloists who’ve appeared alongside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra over the years. The program begins with Sibelius’ Violin Concerto led by Walter Hendl and featuring Jascha Heifetz, followed by Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer led by Georg Solti and sung by Yvonne Minton. Next, hear Strauss’ Burleske in D Minor, led by Fritz Reiner and featuring Byron Janis. The broadcast concludes with Dvořák’s Concerto in B Minor, featuring Jacqueline du Pré.

Conductors

Walter Hendl; Georg Solti; Fritz Reiner; Daniel Barenboim

Soloists

Jascha Heifetz, violin; Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano; Byron Janis, piano; Jacqueline du Pré, cello

Jean Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47

Gustav Mahler

Songs of a Wayfarer

Richard Strauss

Burleske in D Minor

Antonín Dvořák

Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104