Riccardo Muto - Cherubini © Silvia Lell
© Silvia Lell
Sunday 27 Mai 2018 | 7:30PM
Opéra des Nations

Riccardo Muti

Conducts the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini

As the founding director of the Ravenne – and Piacenza – based Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, Riccardo Muti has focused on the great works of the Italian repertory. In 2011, the image of the Maestro’s speaking from the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma's orchestra pit against the arts budget cuts of the Berlusconi government was shown around the world. The artists were so moved that they had tears in their eyes when they resumed the performance, singing the famous chorus of the Hebrew slaves. Riccardo Muti began to ardently serve the music of his native Italy long before this dramatic gesture. As music director of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala from 1986 to 2005, he indulged in his passion for Italian composers from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (Salieri, Cimarosa, Jommelli, Cherubini). Maestro Muti has pursued this endeavor with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, which he founded in 2004 to offer talented young Italian musicians the opportunity to gain solid orchestra experience.

Musical Director Riccardo Muti
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini  


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Sunday 27 |  7:30 pm