Muti Conducts Stravinsky & Tchaikovsky

Riccardo Muti leads the CSO

© Todd Rosenberg Photography

This week, Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti leads Stravinsky's Suite from The Firebird, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 3 in D Major and Schubert's Symphony No. 8. The broadcast concludes with Stravinsky's Fireworks and Four Studies led by Pierre Boulez from a 1992 Deutsche Grammophon recording. 

Broadcast available through June 20, 2022

Stravinsky Suite from The Firebird
Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 39 (Polish)
Riccardo Muti conductor
October 2014

Program Notes 

Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B Minor (Unfinished) 
Riccardo Muti conductor
March 2014

Program Notes

Stravinsky Fireworks, Op. 4
Stravinsky Four Studies
Pierre Boulez conductor
November 1992

Jesse McQuarters producer
Brian Wise series producer
Christopher Willis audio engineer
Charlie Post audio producer
Lisa Simeone host
Michael Schweppe host engineer
Neil Tevault host engineer


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