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“Riccardo Muti, colleagues contemplate season of silence and surprising ways they could resume"

The Chicago Tribune/ May 13, 2020 by Howard Reich

What happens when one of the world’s great orchestras stops rehearsing and performing for six months? Or more? What happens to the musicians’ sonic brilliance, their technical synchronicity, their unanimity of thought and phrase and tone? Are these qualities – more than a century in the making for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra – diminished? And if so, do they...READ MORE

KEY TAKEAWAY: As musicians and audiences wait, modified concert scenarios are considered. But morale is a factor in a long-term absence.

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