Though Riccardo Muti might be away from Symphony Center for the summer, the CSO music director remains in the hearts of the CSO musicians and staff, especially as he celebrates his birthday on July 28. In this video tribute, CSO members and other well-wishers bid the Maestro many happy returns.

PHOTO: CSO brass Michael Mulcahy (left) and Gene Pokorny offer a “Happy Birthday” serenade to Maestro Muti.