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Riccardo Muti receives the Praemium Imperiale, Japan’s top arts award

In a gala ceremony Oct. 23, Riccardo Muti received the Praemium Imperiale, often described as the arts equivalent of the…

Riccardo Muti, the Maestro among maestros: 50 years and counting

FLORENCE, Italy — It is high summer: the air buzzes with the song of cicadas and the streets are teeming…

Muti and Vienna Philharmonic honored for ’18 New Year’s Concert disc

During their August residency at the Salzburg Festival, Riccardo Muti and the Vienna Philharmonic received a special sales award for…

Riccardo Muti triumphs once again at the Salzburg Festival

This summer, Riccardo Muti continued his long-standing relationship with the Salzburg Festival by conducting concerts Aug. 12 and 14-15 with…

Riccardo Muti leads the ultimate opera master class at Ravenna

RAVENNA, Italy — It is Day 2 at the fourth Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy, and four young conductors are…

Riccardo Muti receives Japan’s Praemium Imperiale

Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is one of this year’s winners of Japan’s Praemium Imperiale, often described…

Muti brings a message of unity to Roads of Friendship concerts

Neither rain nor cold could keep Riccardo Muti and his combined musical forces from the 22nd annual Roads of Friendship concerts…

On 50th anniversary of his debut, Muti leads ‘Macbeth’ at Maggio Musicale

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his professional conducting debut, Riccardo Muti will lead two performances on July 11 and…

CSO Radio: Remembering Frederick Stock

Frederick Stock served as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s second music director for thirty-seven years—from 1905 until 1942—longer than any other. He…

CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Copland and Dvořák

This week, music director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, featuring actor John Malkovich as narrator…

Riccardo Muti to lead Roads of Friendship concerts in Kiev and Ravenna

Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will conduct the Ravenna Festival’s 22nd annual Roads of Friendship…