Riccardo Muti conducts Berlioz’s Lélio

September 8, 2020, 7:00 pm

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Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2012

CSO Resound recordings featuring the Chicago Symphony Chorus are highlighted on this program, opening with Lélio, Berlioz’s sequel to his Symphonie fantastique with award-winning actor Gérard Depardieu as the narrator. Selections from Verdi’s Nabucco and Boito’s Mefistofele, under Riccardo Muti’s baton, complete the program.

 

Special Thanks to riccardomutimusic.com for their partnership in the presentation of the Maestro’s Choice CSO Radio series.