Riccardo Muti, An Autobiography: First the Music, Then the Words

Article code 026854
New 2019 edition including an extended photo insert from Maestro Muti's family archive.
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Author Riccardo Muti
Illustrator N/A
Format Hardcover
Pages 244
Publisher RMMusic
Publication Year 2019

“A vivid portrait of life at the top of a podium heap…[a] fascinating memoir – a must-read for all who would gain insights into what makes a dedicated and complicated man of music tick.” (Chicago Tribune)

From a small town in the south of Italy to the pinnacle of the classical music world, Riccardo Muti has enthralled audiences across the globe as conductor of the world’s most prestigious orchestras and opera houses. Now, after more than fifty years on the podium, he reflects on an extraordinary career, working with the great artists of his generation. Here, for the first time, he shares the personal anecdotes and revelations of a remarkable life in music.