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Gérard Depardieu narrates Berlioz's Lélio during a CSO concert in September 2010. | Todd Rosenberg Photography

For Muti’s fifth, CSO Resound offers a double dose of Berlioz

Virtually all of the world’s major orchestras (and some minor ones) have recorded Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, a much-loved staple of…

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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique and Lélio

This double-disc release features Berlioz’s thrilling Symphonie fantastique with its sequel Lélio ou le retour à la vie.


Verdi: ‘Otello’

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, CSO Resound has released its second recording with Riccardo Muti, a concert version of Verdi’s second-to-last opera, Otello.

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Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

“[The CSO] played here with a brilliance and panache that brought the dramatic narrative alive.”—Chicago Tribune.


Riccardo Muti conducts Mason Bates and Anna Clyne

Recorded live at their 2012 premieres, Mason Bates’s Alternative Energy and Anna Clyne’s Night Ferry are united on the newest release from CSO Resound. Both works were commissioned by the CSO and premiered under the baton of the Orchestra’s music director Riccardo Muti. This album will be available as a digital download and stream beginning on May 6, 2014.


Verdi: Messa da Requiem

Winner of two 2010 Grammy Awards (Best Classical Recording and Best Choral Performance), the album was recorded live at Symphony…


Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass Live

Hear the legendary brass section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on this remarkable album. The live recording, conducted by Dale…

Lélio text in German translation

German program notes and performer biographies for Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique and Lélio

Gérard Depardieu biography

Liner notes for Prokofiev: Suite from ‘Romeo and Juliet’

‘Romeo’ evokes CSO’s long legacy with Prokofiev

Bates and Clyne reflect on ‘Alternative Energy’ and ‘Night Ferry’


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Daphnis and Chloe

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