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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

April 10, 2020

Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven 9 Facebook Premiere

Experience what Maestro Muti calls “the work of a divine architect” in this special encore presentation of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on Facebook Premiere. Recorded live September 18, 2014, in Chicago at Orchestra Hall in one of the opening programs of the CSO’s 2014/15 season, this performance features Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and distinguished soloists in one of history’s most powerful and inspiring artistic works. A masterpiece whose staggering influence can be seen across classical music, it concludes with the famous Ode to Joy, which calls for understanding, peace and universal goodwill.

Facebook Premiere: Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 3:00 PM Central