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Radu Lupu's eloquent Beethoven comforts CSO crowd in Muti's absence
Once again indulgence is being asked of Chicago Symphony Orchestra patrons as Riccardo Muti bows out of subscription concerts because of illness and has to relinquish the podium to others. Once again a substitute conductor is brought in at the last minute and manages to save the day. Haven't we heard this refrain before?
John von Rhein
January 11, 2013