Radio Features

As the producer of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s national weekly radio series, I have scripted and produced a range of broadcasts. Below are several highlights.

James Gaffigan leads the CSO in music by Dorman and Shostakovich. Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Gaffigan Conducts Shostakovich 8

On this CSO broadcast, James Gaffigan conducts Avner Dorman’s Eternal Rhythm followed by a Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8. 

Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Muti Conducts Shostakovich 6

On this Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcast, Riccardo Muti leads Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Liszt’s Mazeppa, and works by Mendelssohn, Schoenberg and Rands.

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Geoffroy Schied

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Muti and Uchida

Riccardo Muti leads Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and Piano Concerto No. 20 (with Mitsuko Uchida, pictured), plus Stravinsky’s Firebird suite.

Kirill Karabits acknowledges Sunwook Kim | © Anne Ryan 2019

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Kirill Karabits and Sunwook Kim

Kirill Karabits conducts Lutoslawski’s folk-inspired Concerto for Orchestra. And Sunwook Kim is the soloist in Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto


Gil Shaham, violinist - ©Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017
Gil Shaham, violinist

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: John Storgårds Conducts Sibelius and Mendelssohn

John Storgårds makes his CSO debut leading his fellow countryman Jean Sibelius’s First Symphony, along with Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with Gil Shaham.