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This week, Riccardo Muti leads the CSO and an all-star cast of singers to conjure the Sicilian countryside, and the high drama that takes place in a small town one Easter, in Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana. The broadcast begins with Bizet’s ode to the Italian capital, Roma.

Bizet Roma
Riccardo Muti conductor
May 2019

Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana
Riccardo Muti conductor
Anita Rachvelishvili mezzo-soprano (Santuzza)
Piero Pretti tenor (Turiddu)
Luca Salsi baritone (Alfio)
Ronnita Miller mezzo-soprano (Lucia)
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano (Lola)
Alessandra Visconti soprano (A Woman)
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe director
February 2020

This program will be available until December 13, 2021.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes for this week’s program can be found here.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti conductor
Anita Rachvelishvili mezzo-soprano
Piero Pretti tenor
Luca Salsi baritone
Ronnita Miller mezzo-soprano
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe director

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TOP: Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | © Todd Rosenberg Photography

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