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Haitink took the podium at many of the premiere concert halls in the world and forged, among others, a creative partnership with the CSO, where he served as principal conductor from 2006 to 2010.
Music director Riccardo Muti will conduct music by Beethoven, Price, Glass, and Montgomery while welcoming guest artists like Anne-Sophie Mutter, Leif Ove Andsnes, and Mitsuko Uchida.
The 2021-22 season was initially meant to be Muti’s final as music director, but because of the many Muti-led concerts that were canceled as a consequence of the pandemic, that date has been pushed back.
When its season kicks off this autumn, the CSO will require audiences to share proof of full COVID vaccination or a recent negative test.
The 76-year-old conductor had surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, and that the operation was successful.