Yearly Archives: 2016


12 2016

The New York Times on Falstaff

12 December 2016|Categories: Highlights, Uncategorized|

  Riccardo Muti, the king of Verdi, reigned anew as he led his Chicago Symphony Orchestra in sublime concert performances of that composer’s great final comedy in April. It’s a soufflé score that can easily slump into heaviness, but Mr. Muti had the Chicagoans navigating its turns like a racecar and sounding as crisp and clean as a billowing linen sheet. The world’s leading Falstaff, Ambrogio Maestri, turned in a witty and agile performance, one matched by the rest of the exquisite ensemble cast. The New York Times,  “The Best Classical Music of 2016”, December 7, 2016   […]

11 2016

Tribute to the Chicago Cubs – Muti/Chicago Symphony Orchestra

8 November 2016|Categories: Chicago, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The performance of Maestro Muti with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, some days before the match, was a good omen: the Cubs won the 2016 World Series. Watch the tribute Already [...]

Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy 2017 – Aida

3 November 2016|Categories: Highlights, Italian Opera Academy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dopo l'entusiasmante lavoro delle scorse edizioni su Falstaff e La Traviata, Riccardo Muti sceglie ancora il grande compositore Giuseppe Verdi per il 2017: Aida. Un percorso di prove pubbliche per scoprire cosa si cela dietro la [...]

Riccardo Muti’s new websites online

2 November 2016|Categories: Highlights, new, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Welcome to Riccardo Muti's new website, where you will be able to find out more about Maestro, his biography, concerts and the Italian Opera Academy. Visit the new RMMusic online store to [...]

09 2016

European Tour with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

15 September 2016|Categories: Chicago, Highlights, tour|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

RICCARDO MUTI LEADS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON TOUR TO EUROPE - JANUARY 13-27, 2017 CHICAGO - Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) take their sixth trip to Europe [...]

07 2016

Riccardo Muti celebrates his 75th birthday

28 July 2016|Categories: Ravenna, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Photo by Silvia Lelli Muti: I'm taking the Academy to Korea, and I'm considering China... I'll teach Verdi and Italian opera, as my great masters did with me Riccardo Muti [...]

06 2016

Riccardo Muti and the power of music: “It is a necessity of the spirit”

9 June 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

"[in Italy] There is an ancient lack of interest towards music, an important part of our history. In Denmark teaching music is part of the Constitution. Music is medicine for our soul. And [...]