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Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana

Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus and a cast of outstanding soloists in one of the most enduring works in the operatic repertoire, Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana. Recorded live at Orchestra Hall in February 2020. Coming to retailers worldwide late 2022.

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CSO Merchandise

Sport your Chicago Symphony Orchestra pride with exclusive branded apparel, accessories and more!

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Explore the 2022/23 Season

Riccardo Muti’s culminating season as the CSO’s music director pays tribute to his remarkable bond with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and celebrates the communicative power of his music-making that has thrilled Chicago audiences over these past 13 years. Explore highlights of the season to come with iconic CSO recordings, new releases from acclaimed guest artists and thrilling film scores.

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Verdi, The Italian: In Music, Our Roots

"Verdi is the musician of life, and is certainly the musician of my life." Explore the music, genius and life of one of the greatest Italian composers in the words of Maestro Riccardo Muti, hailed as the "king of Verdi conductors" (New York Times). Newly translated into English with an expanded photo gallery featuring images from the Maestro's family archives and historical images the Teatro alla Scala.

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Margaret Hillis: Unsung Pioneer

Conductor, airplane pilot, educator, activist — Margaret Hillis was a pioneer in American choral music. The first woman to regularly conduct a major symphony orchestra, she was the founder of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and served for 37 years as its first director. Now, for the first time, Margaret Hillis’ extraordinary life and trailblazing career can be explored by readers worldwide in Margaret Hillis: Unsung Pioneer, written by Chicago Symphony Chorus associate director Cheryl Frazes Hill.

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