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On this week’s program, Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini and Suite from Swan Lake. The program also includes Debussy’s Nocturnes featuring the Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Sacred and Profane Dances featuring principal harp Sarah Bullen. Rounding out the program, Riccardo Muti conducts intermezzos from Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana from a 2018 CSO Resound recording available for purchase here.

Debussy Nocturnes
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director
Debussy Sacred and Profane Dances 
Sarah Bullen, harp
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
Tchaikovsky Suite from Swan Lake, Op. 29a

Riccardo Muti, conductor
Originally recorded at concerts in April 2018

Puccini Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
Riccardo Muti, conductor
CSO Resound, 2018

This program will be available until September 23, 2020.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO Radio broadcasts.

Program notes for the Debussy and Tchaikovsky program can be found here.

Performer Biographies
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Sarah Bullen, harp
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director

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TOP: Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra  | © Todd Rosenberg 2018