Muti Conducts Beethoven 9

June 26, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Duain Wolfe (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Celebrating the career of Duain Wolfe, the second director of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9. The broadcast begins with choral selections from Verdi’s Messa de Requiem, Macbeth, Nabucco, and Otello, all recorded for CSO Resound.


All pieces feature the Chicago Symphony Chorus directed by Duain Wolfe

Verdi: Fuoco di gioia! from Otello

Verdi: Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco

Verdi: Patria oppressa! from Macbeth

Verdi: Sanctus from Messa da Requiem

Verdi: Libera me from Messa da Requiem
Barbara Frittoli, soprano

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
Janai Brugger, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Johansson, tenor; Tareq Nazmi, bass