Rome connects the music heard here. Berlioz’s cantata La mort de Cléopâtrewas a Prix de Rome candidate. Although it didn’t win the prize, its dramatic vocal line and vivid orchestral writing give it riveting operatic power.
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Friday, November 15, 2019 8:00 PM
Berlioz The Death of Cleopatra, Lyric Scene for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra
Respighi Pines of Rome
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti conductor
Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano
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This performance is partially endowed by The Eloise W. Martin Endowed Fund in support of Chicago Symphony Orchestra appearances at Carnegie Hall.