Muti Conducts Beethoven and Glass

Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on February 24, 2022.

Todd Rosenberg Photography

This week, Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in Glass's Symphony No. 11. The broadcast opens with Beethoven's Overture to The Ruins of Athens and continues with his Piano Concerto No. 4 featuring Mitsuko Uchida. Rounding out, Fritz Reiner conducts Debussy's Ibéria from Images for Orchestra.

Broadcast available through April 8, 2024

Beethoven Overture to The Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Mitsuko Uchida piano
Glass Symphony No. 11
Riccardo Muti conductor
February 2022

Debussy Ibéria from Images for Orchestra
Fritz Reiner conductor
1957 (RCA)

Brian Wise producer
Charlie Post audio engineer
Lisa Simeone host
Michael Schweppe host engineer
Neil Tevault host engineer


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