Riccardo Muti: Conductor Essential Recordings

Essential Recordings

Complete Warner Symphonic Recordings
Warner 9029500834 (91 CDs)
The EMI years in London and Philadelphia, high-voltage Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky, collectable Cherubini and Viennese Schubert.

The Verdi Collection
Warner 9029594588 (28 CDs + DVD)
Live and studio, definitive EMI versions of Aida, Vespri Siciliani and Macbeth, plus electric early Verdi such as Ernani and Attila.

Italian Masters
Sony 88985465182 (7 CDs)
Verdi preludes, Rota film suites, Martucci and Casella rarities in sumptuous La Scala studio accounts from the 1990s.

Strauss: Aus Italien, Don Juan
Philips 4223992
Still the finest version of Strauss's early programme symphony, with both Muti and the Berliners on 'home' territory.

Mozart: Sinfonia concertante, etc
Orfeo C867121B
Highlights from Muti's early Salzburg concerts, accompanying VPO principals in Mozart and Richter in Schumann.

New Year's Concert 2021
Sony 19439840162 (2 CDs; DVD, Blu-ray, LP)
A characteristically serious response to the pandemic-affected event, fastidiously programmed and played.