Muti conducts ‘Sheherazade’ and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40

April 28, 2020, 8:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

From September 2018, Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade—featuring concertmaster Robert Chen—after the program opens with Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and the Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. A 1961 RCA recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1, led by sixth music director Fritz Reiner, concludes the broadcast.


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