Muti & Bronfman

This week, Riccardo Muti presents a program of favorite works, including Rossini's Overture to Semiramide and Mendelssohn's Fifth Symphony, the Reformation. He is joined by acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman for a wondrous performance of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet.

Broadcast available through February 14, 2022

Rossini Overture to Semiramide
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Yefim Bronfman piano
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 (Reformation)
Riccardo Muti conductor
February 2017

Program Notes

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Riccardo Muti conductor
April 2016

Program Notes

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


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