Morlot Conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

French conductor Ludovic Morlot was an assistant conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 2004 until 2007, after which he was appointed Music Director of the Seattle Symphony.  He's in Boston to conduct concerts with the BSO, which you can hear live and on-demand at BSO Radio on Classical New England.

In May, Morlot conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert you can hear at 3pm this afternoon on Classical New England (on the radio and by listening to our live stream:  look under "Radio" at the top of this page).  The program includes

Dutilleux - Symphony No. 2 "Le double"

Jolivet - Concertino for Trumpet
Christopher Martin, trumpet

Tomasi - Trumpet Concerto
Christopher Martin, trumpet

Roussel - Bacchus et Ariadne: Suite No. 2

Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1
Simon Trpceski, piano

Here is a short preview of the Jolivet Concertino:


 (photo of Ludovic Morlot by Sussie Ahlburg)


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