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Riccardo Muti honored with a commemorative stamp in Japan

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, receives another honor this week: He’s the subject of a commemorative…


Muti to lead ‘Macbeth’ in Stockholm, with Salsi again in title role

Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane again: The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic has just announced that Riccardo Muti, music director of the…

The CSO demonstrates its power in the final movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1. | ©Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

A glowing review from Japan

On January 19, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra opened its program with Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony in Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, under the baton of music director Riccardo Muti.

Always a model of intensity, Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in what he calls an unjustly ignored work, Liszt's From the Cradle to the Grave. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Riccardo Muti: ‘I owe everything to Nino Rota’

Riccardo Muti opened the inaugural evening of the first Rome Film Festival in 2006 with a tribute to the composer Nino…


Muti arrives in Oviedo, to the accompaniment of birthday bagpipes

After wrapping up the inaugural season of his new opera academy in Ravenna, Riccardo Muti headed to Oviedo, Spain, where…


Riccardo Muti recalls childhood memories of a ‘caro nome’

A powerful Neapolitan mother helped to secure the musical fortunes of Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,…

Riccardo Muti leads a master class at the Ravenna Festival, July 2015.

When performing Verdi, phrasing is all, Muti advises his students

On the first day of his new academy for Italian opera, Riccardo Muti offered plenty of sage advice to his…


In Vienna, Muti lauds the CSO as one of the world’s best

While in Vienna this week for a guest-conducting assignment with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein, Riccardo Muti talks about…


Muti to help celebrate the legacy of Italian composer Paisiello

Riccardo Muti has agreed to chair an Italian national committee dedicated to celebrating the legacy of composer Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816)….


Muti releases preliminary plans for the 27th annual Ravenna Festival

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has announced preliminary plans for the 27th annual Ravenna Festival in…


Muti, CSO hail conquering heroes with ‘Chelsea Dagger’

From one championship team to another: Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra capped off a day of celebration by…