Italian Variations

Italian Variations

Three very different composers offer unique visions of Italy: Richard Strauss' Aus Italien, a Rossini-inspired piece by Benjamin Britten, and a work by Italian modernist Luciano Berio

Who

Grant Park Orchestra

Carlos Kalmar, Conductor

What

Britten: Matinées musicales, Opus 24 (after Rossini)

Berio: Ritirata notturna di Madrid (after Boccherini)

Strauss: Aus Italien, Opus 16

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