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  • Muti Conducts Coleridge-Taylor's Solemn Prelude (excerpt)

    Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's long-lost Solemn Prelude received its U.S. Premiere by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti in September 2022. Enjoy a new recording of an excerpt from the piece that showcases the distinguished Black composer’s rich and lyrical composition style.

  • Muti Conducts Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, I. Allegro vivace

    Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the first movement of Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4. Recorded September 29, 2023.

  • Muti Conducts R. Strauss Aus Italien, Op. 16, IV. Neapolitan Folk Life

    Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the fourth movement of R. Strauss' Aus Italien. Recorded September 29, 2023. Video by Todd Rosenberg.

  • Schifrin - Theme from Mission: Impossible

    After performing Lalo Schifrin's new Tuba Concerto, CSO Principal Tuba Gene Pokorny and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Riccardo Muti, perform Schifrin's Theme from Mission: Impossible as an encore, preceded by an introduction by Pokorny.

  • Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6: Adagio—Allegro non troppo

    Experience the brilliance and virtuosity of Chicago’s own in this excerpt from Tchaikovsky’s panoramic Sixth Symphony — recorded under the baton of Maestro Riccardo Muti in October 2021.

  • Muti Conducts Prokofiev Symphony No. 5: IV. Allegro giocoso

    Recorded October 2022, Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the fourth movement of Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5. Experience the exuberant energy, vibrant orchestration, and playful melodies of one of Prokofiev's many triumphant masterpieces

  • Let's Go to the CSO!

    Sing along with us as we prepare for a magical journey to hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Center. Let's go!

    CSO for Kids Digital is generously supported by Steve and Megan Shebik.

  • Lina González-Granados conducts the Civic Orchestra in Sheherazade

    To continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor Colombian American conductor Lina González-Granados, who made her Civic debut in February 2022 at Kenwood Academy High School conducting the orchestra in Rimsky- Korsakov’s Sheherazade and Gabriela Lena Frank’s Three Latin American ...

  • Muti Conducts Beethoven 9

    Experience what Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti calls “the work of a divine architect” in this special encore presentation of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Recorded live September 18, 2014, at Orchestra Hall during one of the opening programs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2014/15 season, th...