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Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, CSO Resound released its second recording with Maestro Riccardo Muti featuring Verdi’s second-to-last opera, Otello. The recording joins remarkable fidelity to the instrumental and choral score with a spellbinding collection of vocal soloists. Recorded live in concert at Symphony Center in 2011, this album will stand for years to come as a unique benchmark in Verdi performance and interpretation by one of today’s finest conductors. Maestro Muti and the CSO’s first recording together was a lauded album of Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, which won two Grammy Awards.

Riccardo Muti Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Aleksandrs Antonenko Otello
Krassimira Stoyanova Desdemona
Carlo Guelfi Iago
Barbara Di Castri Emilia
Juan Francisco Gatell Cassio
Michael Spyres Roderigo
Paolo Battaglia Montano
Eric Owens Lodovico
David Govertsen A Herald
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe Chorus Director
Chicago Children’s Choir
Josephine Lee Artistic Director

To purchase the recording, please click the following links:

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CSO Resound: 'Otello,' conducted by Riccardo Muti (excerpts)

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