Muti, Herbert & Pines of Rome
May 25 - May 27, 2023
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Overview

Riccardo Muti conducts two of Respighi’s vibrant orchestral tapestries: his sumptuous homage to Rome’s iconic neighborhoods and pine groves and his masterful evocation of Renaissance lute music. The program includes the vivid First Concerto for Timpani by American composer William Kraft, featuring CSO Principal Timpani David Herbert.

Schedule
Thursday, May 25, 2023
7:30 PM
Friday, May 26, 2023
1:30 PM
Saturday, May 27, 2023
8:00 PM
Program
Mozart

Divertimento in F Major, K. 138

Kraft

Timpani Concerto No. 1

Respighi

Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite I

Respighi

Pines of Rome

Performers
Music Director
The CSO’s music director position is endowed in perpetuity by a generous gift from the Zell Family Foundation.
Principal Timpani
The Clinton Family Fund Chair
Sponsors

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



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