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Riccardo Muti on art as the meaning of life

In an interview with Ulisse, the in-flight magazine of Alitalia, Riccardo Muti discusses the responsibilities of being an artist and…

Luca Salsi as Enrico in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera. | Photo by Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera

Luca Salsi credits Muti for last-minute save at the Met

Italian baritone Luca Salsi came to the rescue when an ailing Placido Domingo canceled 30 minutes before the Metropolitan Opera’s…

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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…

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Riccardo Muti talks music with PBS host Charlie Rose

While in New York City to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in three performances at Carnegie Hall, Riccardo Muti, the…

Screenshot of Riccardo Muti, CSO music director, from the trailer of the Beethoven Ninth video stream.

Riccardo Muti on the message of Beethoven’s Ninth

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, calls Beethoven’s Ninth “the work of a divine architect” in this…

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Muti leads the CSO in five residencies, along with two tours, next season

For the 2015/16 season, Riccardo Muti will lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 11 weeks of subscription concerts over five…

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WFMT celebrates Riccardo Muti Day on Jan. 30

Tune in Friday, Jan. 30, as WFMT-FM (98.7) celebrates Riccardo Muti Day, a 24-hour tribute to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s…

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Maestro Muti beholds the Art Institute’s Neapolitan crèche

Riccardo Muti, Chicago’s most famous Neapolitan — and music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra — takes in one of…

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Muti uses music to bring message of hope and unity

The summer of 2014 was extremely busy for Riccardo Muti, who led many notable concerts, several of which were demonstrations…

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Maestro on a mission: Muti shares music with at-risk youth

When he began as music director in 2010, Riccardo Muti made it his mission to expand and deepen the Chicago…

After giving the commencement address at Northwestern University In June, Riccardo Muti talks with Northwestern president Morton Schapiro. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Muti lauds the power of music in NU commencement speech

In his commencement speech to Northwestern University’s graduating class of 2014, Riccardo Muti urged students to go forth and make…