Muti Conducts Mozart & Prokofiev
Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2022


The 2022/23 season will mark 70 years since Sergei Prokofiev’s death. Riccardo Muti conducts Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony, composed in 1944, which ranks among his greatest achievements. Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 has grandeur and intensity that foreshadows the mature symphonies of Beethoven. The overture to Rossini’s Journey to Reims gathers several of the composer’s buoyant and picturesque themes.

Ticket holders are invited to a free preconcert conversation featuring Daniel Schlosberg in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The conversation will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets required.

Thursday, September 29, 2022
7:30 PM
Friday, September 30, 2022
1:30 PM
Saturday, October 1, 2022
8:00 PM

Overture to Il viaggio a Reims


Symphony No. 39


Symphony No. 5

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

These performances are made possible by the Juli Plant Grainger Fund for Artistic Excellence.

Verdi, the Italian: In Music, Our Roots

Written for the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, Verdi, the Italian: In Music, Our Roots is a passionate homage to the music, genius and life of the great Italian composer penned by the “King of Verdi” (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Available now at the Symphony Store.

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