Muti & Uchida

This week, Riccardo Muti leads Mozart's Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 featuring soloist Mitsuko Uchida. The broadcast continues with a 1996 recording of Varèse's Déserts conducted by Pierre Boulez. Rounding out the program, Riccardo Muti conducts Stravinsky's Divertimento, Suite from The Fairy's Kiss and Suite from The Firebird.

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Broadcast available through December 13, 2021

Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
Riccardo Muti conductor
Mitsuko Uchida piano
May 2019

Varèse Déserts
Pierre Boulez conductor
1996 DGG

Stravinsky Divertimento, Suite from The Fairy’s Kiss
Stravinsky Suite from The Firebird (1919 Revision)
Riccardo Muti conductor
May 2019

Program Notes 

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


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