Muti Conducts the Mozart Requiem

Feb 21

8:00 PM

Schumann, Mozart

Thursday, February 21, 2019

“Triumphant… full of power and drama” claimed the Chicago Sun-Times when Riccardo Muti last led the Orchestra and Chorus in Mozart’s Requiem. Experience the composer's magnificent final masterpiece as part of a season-long reflection on peace. The first CSO performance of American composer William Schuman’s Ninth Symphony, which was inspired by one of Italy’s most significant World War II memorial sites, opens the concert.

Program

Schuman Symphony No. 9 (Le fosse Ardeatine)
Mozart Requiem

Performers

Riccardo Muti conductor

Chicago Symphony Chorus 
Duain Wolfe chorus director
Benedetta Torre soprano
Sara Mingardo contralto
Saimir Pirgu tenor
Mika Kares bass

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