Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Opera Masterworks on the “Evening Concert”

October 10, 2017
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Riccardo Muti leads the CSO Chorus and Orchestra in famous choruses from Verdi’ operas, like “Va, pensiero” from Nabucco. Also on the program famous overtures, preludes and intermezzi from Italian Operas.

Tuesday October 10: “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts” (CSO 17-41)

Riccardo Muti conducts Italian Opera Masterworks

Verdi: Overture to Nabucco (Chicago Symphony Chorus)

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 Symphony Chorus; Chicago Children’s Choir)

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


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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