Muti Conducts Sheherazade

Sep 27

8:00 PM

Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Riccardo Muti leads two of Mozart's most popular works, followed by Rimsky-Korsakov's mesmerizing tone poem inspired by The Arabian Nights. Experience an evening of dramatic masterpieces, filled with vivid orchestral color and memorable themes that highlight Maestro Muti’s assertion that "the essence of our spirit is melody."

Approximate concert duration: 119 minutes including intermission


Mozart Overture to Don Giovanni
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade


Preconcert conversation with Carl Grapentine
30 minute run-time

Thursday, September 27, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom
Friday, September 28, 6:45-7:15 Armour Stage
Saturday, September 29, 6:45-7:15 Grainger Ballroom

Additional Dates for this Program


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

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.