Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast
Muti Conducts Beethoven’s 9th
Music Director Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus—prepared by Duain Wolfe—in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, featuring Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Issachah Savage, and Tareq Nazmi. The broadcast opens with choral works from the CSO Resound catalog by Verdi, including selections from Otello, Nabucco, Macbeth, and the Requiem.
Chicago Symphony Chorus/Duain Wolfe, chorus director/CSO/Riccardo Muti, conductor
Verdi: Fuoco di gioia! from Otello; Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco; Patria oppressa! from Macbeth;
Verdi: Sanctus from Messa da Requiem; Libera me from Messa da Requiem
Lisette Oropesa, soprano/Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano/Daniel Johansson, tenor/Tareq Nazmi, bass/Chicago Symphony Chorus/Duain Wolfe, director/Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Riccardo Muti conductor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125