Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2022
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Mussorgsky, shaken by the passing of his friend, the artist Victor Hartmann, turned his grief into music, composing his lavishly evocative 10-movement suite inspired by Hartmann’s sketches. Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Ravel’s iconic orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures from an Exhibition. Renowned pianist Maurizio Pollini makes his long-awaited return to the CSO in Mozart’s dark-hued final piano concerto. The program opens with Franck’s supernatural thriller The Accursed Huntsman.

Thursday, October 6, 2022
7:30 PM
Friday, October 7, 2022
8:00 PM
Saturday, October 8, 2022
8:00 PM

Le chasseur maudit


Piano Concerto No. 27

Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel)

Pictures from an Exhibition

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These concerts are generously sponsored by the Zell Family Foundation.

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