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Sir Georg Solti led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s third trip to Europe in August and September 1978, including stops in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Scotland, and Switzerland.

August 30, 1978 – Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
September 10, 1978 – Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
September 19, 1978 – Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
DEBUSSY La mer
DEBUSSY Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D Major

August 31, 1978 – Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
September 4, 1978 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
TIPPETT Symphony No. 4
TCHAIKOWSKY Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)

September 1, 1978 – Maison de Congrès, Montreux, Switzerland
DEBUSSY La mer
DEBUSSY Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

September 2, 1978 – Grosser Kunsthaussaal, Lucerne, Switzerland
September 8, 1978 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

The September 18 concert in Munich was “Ausverkauft (Sold out)”

September 5, 1978 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
September 11, 1978 – Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
September 16, 1978 – Liderhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
September 18, 1978 – Kongress-Hall im Deutschen Museum, Munich, Germany
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7 in E Major
(The London performance of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony on September 5 was videotaped for television broadcast and recently released on DVD as part of Sir Georg Solti: The Maestro by London Records.)

September 7, 1978 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland
September 20, 1978 – Palais de Congres, Paris, France
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op. 21
MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D Major

September 13, 1978 – Kuppelsaal der Stadthalle, Hannover, Germany
MOZART Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 (Jupiter)
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7 in E Major

Sir Georg and Lady Valerie Solti arrive with members of the Orchestra in Hamburg

September 15, 1978 – Grosse Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany
MOZART Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 (Jupiter)
MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D Major

September 22, 1978 – Royal Festival Hall, London, England
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D Major

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