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‘That was perfect music-making’: Muti leads Verdi’s Requiem at Salzburg

“When all Italy storms beaches and hotels, Riccardo Muti goes on his annual business trip north,” proclaimed the Vienna Zeitung,…

President Mattarella and Muti unite for concert at historic theater in Rimini

On Aug. 3, Italian President Sergio Mattarella attended a special concert conducted by Riccardo Muti in honor of the 70th…

Mozart matters: Lessons from the Italian Opera Academy 2019

Several days have passed since the launch of the fifth edition of Riccardo Muti’s Italian Opera Academy, this year focused…

Muti leads Roads of Friendship concerts at Athens and Ravenna

Athens is the site of the opening concert of the 23rd annual Roads of Friendship, a music initiative established by…

Riccardo Muti reflects on his relationship with Verdi’s ‘Aida’

Ahead of the concert performances of Aida by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus on June 21, 23 and 25,…

Muti discusses season’s end, including premieres and ‘Aida,’ on WDCB-FM  

An all-new interview with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti will highlight the June 9 broadcast of WDCB FM’s “The Arts Section.” Veteran…

Riccardo Muti’s latest book, ‘My Journey Into Music,’ now available

The catalog of published works by Riccardo Muti has gained a new volume: L’infinito tra le note: Il mio viaggio nella…

Embracing eclecticism: On baseball and programming

Riccardo Muti once famously threw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs game. Surprisingly, the Maestro used his left…

Muti conducts Verdi’s Requiem at Easter Festival 2019 in Baden-Baden

For the third time this season, Riccardo Muti led performances of Verdi’s Requiem, this time as part of the Easter…

Riccardo Muti brings his Italian Opera Academy to Tokyo

Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has expanded the footprint of his acclaimed Italian Opera Academy,…

Muti talks about 2019-20 season, plus a program of peace, on WDCB-FM  

Part of an ongoing series of CSO-related features, an all-new interview with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti will…