October 2012

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We've teamed up with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to bring you this guide to the first half of their 2012-13 season. Use this guide to discover recordings in our collection featuring the work or performer, or to learn more about the composer. Select the conductor's or performer's name for recordings in our collection on which they appear. Select the composer's name to learn about their life and work. Select the title of a work to find recordings of that work in our collection on CD and LP, as well as musical scores.

Mahler 3: Force of Nature

cover of Symphony no. 3

Thursday, October 4 at 7:35 p.m., Music Hall | Saturday, October 6 at 8:05 p.m., Music Hall

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos conductor · Stephanie Blythe, mezzo soprano · Cincinnati Boy Choir, Christopher Eanes, Director · Women of the May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, Director

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) · Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (1906 revision)

GLENNIE'S RHYTHM & FIRE

Friday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m., Music Hall | Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m., Music Hall

Peter Oundjian conductor · Evelyn Glennie, percussion

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) · Alborada del gracioso

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) · Percussion Concerto

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) · Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34

cover of The confession of Isobel Gowdie

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) · Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32

Welcome Louis!

Friday, November 9 at 11:00 a.m., Music Hall | Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m., Music Hall

Louis Langrée conductor · Cèdric Tiberghien, piano

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1922) · Les offrandes oublièes

Camille Saint Saëns (1835-1921) · Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

César Franck (1822-1890) · Symphony in D minor

Beethoven 9

Thursday, November 15 at 7:35 p.m., Music Hall | Saturday, November 17 at 8:05 p.m., Music Hall | Sunday, November 18 at 2:05 p.m., Music Hall

Louis Langrée conductor · Twyla Robinson, soprano · Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano · Morris Robinson, narrator, bass Dmitri Pittas, tenor May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, Director

cover of Rainbow

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) · A Survivor from Warsaw, Op. 46

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827) · Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, Choral

Beauty, Bliss & Branford

Friday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m., Music Hall | Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m., Music Hall

Andrey Boreyko conductor · Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) · Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60

Jacob ter Veldhuis (b. 1951) · Tallahatchie Concerto for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra (This work has yet to be commercially released on CD. See here for recordings of other works by Jacob ter Veldhuis, a.k.a. Jacob TV)

Samuel Barber (1910-1981) · Night Flight, Op. 19a (This work is not in our collection. See here for many other recordings of works by Samuel Barber)

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) · Symphony No. 4, Op. 54, The Poem of Ecstasy

cover of Symphony No. 9

Handel's Messiah

Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m., Music Hall

Jane Glover conductor · May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, Director

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) · Messiah (HWV 56)

More info

For more information, see the CSO's 2012-13 Season Listing.