Muti will miss Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Asian tour | Bleader

Friday, January 18, 2013

Muti will miss Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Asian tour

Posted By on 01.18.13 at 01:47 PM

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

Muti.jpg
Music director Riccardo Muti will be absent when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra makes its much-anticipated Asian tour, beginning January 27. The CSO announced last night that the maestro has a hernia that requires prompt surgery.

Muti, suffering from what looked like the flu, returned to his home in Italy earlier this month after spending a single night in Chicago. He'll remain there for this procedure and a recovery period, which means he'll have missed the entire winter season.

Lorin Maazel, director of the Munich Philharmonic, who has a 40-year history with the CSO, will fill in for part of the tour; the rest TBA.

Tags: , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Deanna Isaacs

  • Do what you love

    Do what you love

    And share it at ArtNight
    • Aug 5, 2020
  • <i>The Beauty of Your Face</i> isn’t afraid to get ugly

    The Beauty of Your Face isn’t afraid to get ugly

    Sahar Mustafah's debut novel frames the story of a Palestinian American family in an episode of terror.
    • Jul 22, 2020
  • (Re)opening up

    (Re)opening up

    Essays on the hopes and horrors of returning to “normal”
    • Jul 8, 2020
  • More »

The Bleader Archive

Popular Stories