Evening Concert

A program of Italian Masterworks plus “Romeo & Juliet” music by Prokofiev on the “Evening Concert”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. Maestro Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in two opera overtures and two famous choruses by Verdi. Also on the program selections from Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”.

Tuesday April 30: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-18)

CSO Resound Showcase: Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Masterworks and Prokofiev

Verdi: Overture to Nabucco;  

Verdi: Gli arredi festivi from Nabucco (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director);

Verdi: Patria oppressa! from Macbeth (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)

Verdi: Overture to I vespri siciliani;

Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana

Boito: Prologue to Mefistofele (Riccardo Zanellato, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director; Chicago Children's Choir; Josephine Lee, director)

Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet: Montagues and Capulets; Juliet the young girl; Madrigal;

Minuet; Masks; Romeo and Juliet; Death of Tybalt; Romeo at Juliet's tomb

[CSO fill: Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade CSO/Riccardo Muti CSO]

The Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni, and Boito heard on this program are available on compact disc CSO Resound #1801

The Prokofiev heard on this program are available on compact disc CSO Resound #1402