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Riccardo Muti

Riccardo Muti

Italian conductor
Riccardo Muti OMRI GCSG is an Italian conductor. He currently holds two music directorships, at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and at the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.Wikipedia
BornJuly 28, 1941
HometownNaples, Italy
ChildrenChiara Muti
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Klaus Mäkelä, just 28, to become Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director in 2027

  • Klaus Mäkelä was hired Tuesday to succeed Riccardo Muti as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and will become the youngest head since its start in 1891. A Finn who turned 28 in January, Mäkelä has had an astonishing rise in the music world, becoming principal guest conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in 2018-19, then chief conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic in 2020-21 and music director of the Orchestre de Paris in 2021-22.

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Riccardo Muti meets with striking CSO musicians Tuesday

Musicians for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra remain on strike Tuesday and met with CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti.
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