One of America’s great orchestras, the Chicago Symphony, will make its first South Florida appearance in a decade. Music director Riccardo Muti takes the helm for a program with orchestral music from operas: Verdi’s Overture to I Vespri Siciliani and Benjamin Britten’s “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes. CSO principal clarinet Stephen Williamson solos in Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, who received critical plaudits for her Met debut as Carmen and her sterling Lyric Opera debut in Massenet’s Don Quichotte last season, will be the soloist for Ernest Chausson’s beautiful song cycle Poème d’lamour et de la mer.
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