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Salzburg

Sir Georg Solti led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s fourth trip to Europe in August and September 1981, including stops in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, and Switzerland.

August 29, 1981 – Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
August 30, 1981 – Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
September 5, 1981 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major (Romantic)

August 31, 1981 – Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
September 2, 1981 – Grosser Kunsthaussaal, Lucerne, Switzerland
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
BARBER First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

Paris

September 3, 1981 – Grosser Kunsthaussaal, Lucerne, Switzerland
September 14, 1981 – Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris, France
September 16, 1981 – Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 19, 1981 – Royal Festival Hall, London, England
MAHLER Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

London

September 4, 1981 – Royal Albert Hall, London, England
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
BARBER First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

September 7 and 8, 1981 – La Scala, Milan, Italy
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Vienna

September 9, 1981 – Beethovenhalle, Bonn, Germany
September 12 and 13, 1981 – Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major (Romantic)

September 15, 1981 – Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
BARBER First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

September 18, 1981 – Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

Solti and the Orchestra acknowledge applause following a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in September 1981

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