It’s “Italian Opera Masterworks” on tonight’s “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Braodcast”

April 17, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”.  Maestro Muti conducts “Italian Opera Masterworks” many featuring the Chicago Symphony Chorus in choruses from Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”, “Nabucco”, and Macbeth.  Also on the program overtures and intermezzi by Verdi, Puccini, and Mascagni. 

Tuesday April 17: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-16)

Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Opera Masterworks (Repeat of 17-41)

Verdi: Overture to Nabucco

Verdi: Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco (Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Verdi: Va, pensiero from Nabucco (Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Verdi: Vedi! Le fosche notturne from Il trovatore (Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Verdi: Patria oppressa! From Macbeth (Chicago Symphony Chorus)

Verdi: Overture to I vespri siciliani

Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana

Boito: Prologue to Mefistofele (Riccardo Zanellato, bass; Chicago Sym. Chorus; Chicago Children’s Choir)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93


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