On this week’s program, Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mussorgsky’s A Night on Bald Mountain followed by Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto featuring Mitsuko Uchida. Rounding out the program, Muti and the Orchestra are joined by the Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, prepared by Duain Wolfe, in Liszt’s symphonic depiction of Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on Bald Mountain
Originally recorded at concerts in September 2016

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Originally recorded at concerts in March 2017

Liszt A Symphony to Dante’s Divine Comedy
Alison Wahl, soprano
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2017

Program notes for Mussorgsky’s A Night on Bald Mountain can be found here, for Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto here, and for Liszt’s Dante Symphony here.

The program will be available through March 10, 2019.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director and conductor
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Alison Wahl, soprano
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director

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