Muti Conducts Shostakovich 6

October 2, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Conductor Riccardo Muti (Photo: Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016)

Music Director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Sixth Symphony and Liszt’s symphonic poem Mazeppa. The program also includes the world premiere of Bernard RandsDREAM for Orchestra and Mendelssohn’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, plus Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night.


All music conducted by Riccardo Muti

Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, Op. 27

Rands: DREAM for Orchestra
[World premiere performance]

Liszt: Mazeppa, Symphonic Poem No. 6

Schoenberg: Transfigured Night, Op. 4
Matous Michal, violin; Simon Michal, violin; Weijing Wang, viola; Danny Lai, viola; Kenneth Olsen, cello; Karen Basrak, cello

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 54