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Riccardo Muti: Reflections in Music and Conversation (Part 1)

January 9, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Maestro Muti discusses his relationship with the CSO, how orchestras have changed over the decades, presenting opera in concert form, and the importance of returning to live performance after the pandemic.

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Music selections include

Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Hector Berlioz: Excerpts from Lélio and Symphonie Fantastique

Giacomo Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Giuseppe Verdi: Excerpt from Act 1 of Otello

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Being Alive: WFMT Remembers Stephen Sondheim

January 4, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Celebrating the great composer-lyricist of our time, Being Alive: WFMT Remembers Stephen Sondheim gathers up a wealth of Sondheim’s stage and screen creations to revisit… or discover.

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Folkstage: The Final New Year’s Eve Celebration

January 1, 2022, 9:00 pm

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Highlights from the 2019 “Midnight Special” New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring John McCutcheon, Crys Matthews & Heather Mae, Shawna Caspi and Greg Greenway recorded in the Fay & Daniel Levin Studio.

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Music of the Baroque: Handel’s Messiah

December 26, 2021, 3:00 pm

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Conducted by principal guest conductor Nicholas Kraemer, this performance features soloists Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano; Brian Giebler, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass-baritone.