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Lectures : video and sound recordings collection, 1987-[ongoing]

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, John Adams (Interviewee), Daniel Barenboim (Interviewee), Luciano Berio (Interviewee), Harrison Birtwistle (Interviewee), Herbert Blomstedt (Interviewee), William Bolcom (Interviewee), Pierre Boulez (Interviewee), Elliott Carter (Interviewee), Riccardo Chailly (Interviewee)
Sound and video recordings of over 600 pre-concert and occasional post-concert lectures by the orchestra's Continuing Education Department; together with recordings of lectures given for the orchestra's Women's Association. Lecture topics include information about a specific conductor or composer, or information about the entire concert program and the connection between divergent pieces on the program. Lecture speakers are usually visiting guest conductors, soloists, or composers for a program. Interviewers include John Corigliano (1987-1990), Shulamit Ran (1990-1997), and Augusta Read Thomas (1997-present). Artists interviewed include composers John Adams, Luciano Berio, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, William Bolcom, Elliott Carter, Lukas Foss, Henryk Górecki, Oliver Knussen, Gunther Schuller, Tōru Takemitsu, Joan Tower, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich; conductors Daniel Barenboim, Herbert Blomstedt, Riccardo Chailly, William Christie, Catherine Comet, Dennis Russell Davies, James DePreist, Daniele Gatti, Valeriĭ Gergiev, Neeme Järvi, Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Roger Norrington, Mstislav Rostropovich, Christian Thielemann, Günter Wand, Franz Welser-Möst, ; composer-conductors Pierre Boulez and Sir Michael Tippett; and soloists Jane Eaglen, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Ursula Oppens, Swingle Singers, Andre Watts, and Pinchas Zukerman
Archival Material, English, 1987