This week, music director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar) featuring soloist Alexey Tikhomirov and the Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus under the direction of Duain Wolfe. The program also includes Prokofiev’s Sinfionetta and Walker’s Lyric for Strings. 

Prokofiev Sinfonietta, Op. 5/48

Shostakovich Symphony No. 13, Op. 113 (Babi Yar)
Alexey Tikhomirov, bass
Men of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director
Originally recorded at concerts in September 2018

Walker Lyric for Strings
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2018

Riccardo Muti, conductor

This program will be available until June 16, 2020.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes for Prokofiev’s Sinfionetta and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar) can be found here. Program notes for Walker’s Lyric for Strings can be found here.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Alexey Tikhomirov, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director

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