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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…

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, 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…


Muti celebrates a birthday, assisted by the whimsy of Sir John Falstaff

It’s a big week for Riccardo Muti. On the eve of his 74th birthday on July 28, the music director…


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 celebrates the Italian opera tradition with his new academy

This summer, Riccardo Muti marks yet another milestone in his illustrious career: the launch of the Riccardo Muti Opera Academy….

9/17/15 8:45:39 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor 

Liszt From the Cradle to the Grave
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 -

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

A sold-out crowd ardently applauds the CSO and Muti on opening night

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by Riccardo Muti, opened its 125th anniversary season in grand style, with a sold-out house…