Muti, Glass & Mendelssohn

January 14, 2024, 8:00 pm

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a serene view of rustic buildingg, the sea, and a faraway island off the coast of Naples
Sunset in Naples

Join Riccardo Muti and the CSO for a sensuous journey to Italy. Richard Strauss’ Aus Italien whisks the listener through the sun-soaked countryside, past Roman ruins, and on to sites in Sorrento and Naples. Mendelssohn’s sparkling Italian Symphony gathers impressions of Mediterranean warmth and traditional dances. A premiere by the venerable American composer Philip Glass opens the program.


All works conducted by Riccardo Muti

Phillip Glass: The Triumph of the Octagon
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 (Italian)
Richard Strauss: Aus Italien, Op. 1