The perfect way to celebrate the holidays is at home with the CSO! CSO musicians share the sounds of the season including Corelli’s Christmas Concerto and J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, as well as Baroque and festive works for brass quintet performed by members of the CSO brass section. Featured performers for the Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 include Concertmaster Robert Chen, Principal Flute Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Principal Oboe William Welter and Principal Trumpet Esteban Batallán.
CORELLI Concerto grosso No. 8 (Christmas Concerto)
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
HELLENDAAL (arr. Reynolds) Selections from Centone No. 10
BACH (arr. Sauer) Selections from The Art of Fugue
HARBISON Little Fantasy on The 12 Days of Christmas from Christmas Vespers
HOLST (arr. Higgins) In the Bleak Midwinter
TRADITIONAL (arr. Higgins) Monde Joyeux
Sponsorship support for CSO Sessions is generously provided by the Zell Family Foundation; an anonymous donor; Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund; JCS Arts, Health and Education Fund of the DuPage Foundation; the Julian Family Foundation, in honor of Cristina Rocca; Cynthia M. Sargent; Megan and Steve Shebik; Betty W. Smykal; TAWANI Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; ITW, and PNC.