It’s hard to believe, but the last time Maestro Muti led an open rehearsal with Chicago student musicians was all … Continue reading Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative: Verdi and Mozart
Otello, Macbeth, Falstaff, and Aida. These four operas of Giuseppe Verdi are the first four operas that Maestro Muti has … Continue reading Muti Conducts Cavalleria Rusticana in Chicago
Typically, season announcements are a happy time of the year (for me at least!), as we finally get to see … Continue reading 2020-2021 Chicago Symphony Season Announced!
What a decade it’s been! From graduating junior high in 2010, to graduating high school in 2014, to graduating college … Continue reading Counting Down…Best of the Decade
Some of the top names in classical music made their stops in Chicago at Symphony Center these past couple of … Continue reading November-December 2019 at Symphony Center: Rudolf Buchbinder, Yannick Nezet-Seguin / Joyce DiDonato, Ray Chen, and Jan Lisiecki
After two weeks in Italy this past summer, studying Italian opera under Maestro Muti, you would think that I would … Continue reading Lyric Opera Fall/Winter 2019: Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, and Donizetti
Apologies for the delay in posts…but things have been crazy at school, so I haven’t gotten a chance to sit … Continue reading A Recap: Maestro Muti’s Fall Residency for the Start of the 2019-2020 Chicago Symphony Season
Apologies for the delay in this last post of the trip—it’s been a whirlwind these past couple of days with … Continue reading 2019 Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy: Day 10, the Concert!
All I can say is “wow!” — what an absolutely stark and noticeable difference that having Maestro Muti on the … Continue reading 2019 Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy: Days 8-9
Having returned back to Ravenna from an eventful day-trip to Rome, I found myself all geared up for another two … Continue reading 2019 Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy: Days 6-7