This week, Riccardo Muti presents a program of favorite works, including Rossini’s Overture to Semiramide and Mendelssohn’s Fifth Symphony, the Reformation. He is joined by acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman for a wondrous performance of Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet.

Rossini Overture to Semiramide
Beethoven  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 (Reformation)
Originally recorded at concerts in February 2017

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2016

This program will be available until September 25, 2018.

Program notes for Rossini’s Overture to Semiramide, Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto, and Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony can be found here, and notes for Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet are here.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director and conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

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