Follow the Chicago Symphony Musicians as we embark on the Orchestra's 33rd tour of Europe, our sixth with Maestro Muti, and the 60th international tour in our history. Each day we hope to post stories and photos of our experiences on the tour. Join us in our travels to Paris, Hamburg, Aalborg (Denmark), Milan, Vienna, Baden-Baden and Frankfurt. The concerts in Milan serve as a homecoming for Maestro Muti, who was music director of La Scala from 1986 to 2005. The tour programs will include Paul Hindemith's Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass, Edward Elgar's In the South (Alassio), Modest Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain, Maurice Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's Pictures from an Exhibition, Alfredo Catalani's Contemplazione, Richard Strauss' Don Juan, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
You can read more about the tour on the CSO Sounds and Stories website here and here..