Riccardo Muti Cancels Upcoming Concerts Due to 'Minor Accident'

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It has been announced today that Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Riccardo Muti has withdrawn from a number of upcoming concerts - due to ‘a minor accident’.

It is understood Maestro Muti, 72 underwent hip surgery on Tuesday evening.

The accident occurred during the orchestra’s tour of Asia last month, a Chicago Symphony spokesperson has said.

Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky will lead the February 11-16th and 18-20th programs.

No further details have been released.

We wish Maestro Muti a speedy recovery!