This new album features a suite drawn from Prokofiev's ballet score, played with thrilling intensity by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Riccardo Muti.
Having performed the suite in Chicago and on tour in 2011, the CSO and Maestro Muti returned to the work in the 2013/14 season and recorded it during live concerts in 2013. This album presents their dynamic understanding of Prokofiev's work in all its joy, anger and sorrow. Produced by David Frost, winner of the 2013 Grammy® Award for Producer of the Year, Classical, the exciting connection between Maestro Muti and the CSO is showcased again.
A musical force in Chicago and around the world, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the finest international orchestras. Its expansive