From the CSO’s Archives: Maestro’s Choice—For All Music Lovers in These Difficult Times

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To begin his tenure as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s tenth music director, Riccardo Muti opened the 120th season with Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique in September 2010. Three years later in October 2013, Muti led the Orchestra in suite from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. Both were released on the CSO Resound label.

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Originally recorded in September 2010
CSO Resound

Prokofiev Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Originally recorded in October 2013
CSO Resound

More information on the CSO Resound recording of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique can be found here and Prokofiev’s Suite from Romeo and Juliet here.

Performer Biography
Riccardo Muti, conductor

From the CSO’s Archives: Maestro’s Choice—featuring radio broadcasts from the Rosenthal Archives as well as recordings from the CSO’s vast discography, including many releases on CSO Resound—is a cultural and community partnership between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Music Station. A full schedule of broadcasts can be found here.

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TOP: Riccardo Muti  | © Todd Rosenberg

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