Tonight. At 7:00. Prokofiev. “Ivan the Terrible”. From the CSO. On the Evening Concert
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. The great French actor Gerard Depardieu portrays the fearsome Czar Ivan IV in Prokofiev’s music to Eisenstein’s film “Ivan the Terrible”. Maestro Ricardo Muti conducts this first-ever CSO performance.
Tuesday January 30: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts (CSO 18-05)
Riccardo Muti conducts Ivan the Terrible
Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible, Op. 116. Gerard Depardieu, Ivan; Yasen Peyankov, narrator; Michael Brown, the Holy Fool; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Mikhail Petrenko, bass; Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolf, director; Chicago Children’s Chorus, Josephine Lee, artistic director.
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird