From the CSO’s Archives: Maestro’s Choice

Muti & Gerstein

Riccardo Muti, Kirill Gerstein, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform Strauss’s Le bourgeois gentilhomme on November 16, 2017

© Todd Rosenberg Photography

Riccardo Muti is on the podium to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring Russian-American pianist Kirill Gerstein in Brahms’s First Piano Concerto from November 2017. Gerstein also performs the piano part in a suite from Strauss’s Le bourgeois gentilhomme with Puccini’s Preludio sinfonico opening the concert. Closing out this broadcast, Muti leads Rimsky-Korsakov’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s A Night on Bald Mountain from a concert in September 2016.

Puccini Preludio sinfonico
Strauss Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60
Kirill Gerstein piano
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
Kirill Gerstein piano
Riccardo Muti conductor
November 2017

Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on Bald Mountain, Op. 64
Riccardo Muti, conductor
September 2016

From the CSO’s Archives: Maestro’s Choice—featuring radio broadcasts from the Rosenthal Archives as well as recordings from the CSO’s vast discography, including many releases on CSO Resound—is a cultural and community partnership between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Music Station.


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