Muti Conducts Mazzoli & Mahler with Elīna Garanča-CANCELED
Mar 31 - Apr 5, 2022
Muti Conducts Mazzoli & Mahler with Elīna Garanča

The April 5 concert has been canceled.

Riccardo Muti leads the world premiere of Orpheus Undone by the CSO’s former Mead Composer-in-Residence Missy Mazzoli, whose works are celebrated for their raw emotional authenticity. Also on the program are works by two late-Romantic titans. Bruckner’s awe-inspiring Second Symphony is a perfect companion piece to Mahler’s intimate ckert-Lieder, sung by Elīna Garanča, whose voice “is one in a million, allying grace and power to a commanding authority” (The Independent).

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performance with Music Director Riccardo Muti scheduled for Tues., April 5, at 7:30 p.m. has been canceled. The decision to cancel the performance comes after a positive COVID-19 test result on April 4 for Maestro Muti, who has been testing daily in accordance with CSOA safety protocols.

Muti is experiencing mild symptoms and is in good spirits. He said, “I hope to be back as soon as possible and am looking forward to once again sharing music with the public in Chicago.”

Patrons with tickets have options, including exchanging tickets into future concerts, returning tickets and putting the money on account, or converting the value of tickets to a tax-deductible contribution.

More information is available by calling Symphony Center Patron Services at 312-294-3000.

Schedule
Thursday, March 31, 2022
7:30 PM
Friday, April 1, 2022
1:30 PM
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
7:30 PM
Program
Mazzoli

Orpheus Undone [World Premiere, CSO Commission]

Mahler

Rückert-Lieder

Bruckner

Symphony No. 2

Performers
Music Director
The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation.
Mezzo-soprano
Sponsors

These performances receive generous support from the Nelson D. Cornelius Endowed Concert Fund.

Mazzoli Orpheus Undone, World Premiere, commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through the Helen Zell Commissioning Program.


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