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    **FILE** Riccardo Muti addresses reporters Monday, June 2, 2008, at the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra where he was introduced as its new music director. New Chicago maestro and looking to spread goodwill through music across the globe, Riccardo Muti is preaching a different creed. He says any functioning orchestra has to be a democracy. Muti begins a five-year contract as music director the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in September of the 2010-2011 season, filling a post that has been vacant since Daniel Barenboim left two years ago. (AP Photo / Russel Daniels)


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    **FILE** Riccardo Muti addresses reporters Monday, June 2, 2008, at the home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra where he was introduced as its new music director. New Chicago maestro and looking to spread goodwill through music across the globe, Riccardo Muti is preaching a different creed. He says any functioning orchestra has to be a democracy. Muti begins a five-year contract as music director the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in September of the 2010-2011 season, filling a post that has been vacant since Daniel Barenboim left two years ago. (AP Photo / Russel Daniels)


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    President of the Birgit Nilsson foundation Rutbert Reisch announces that the Italian conductor Riccardo Muti of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be awarded the US $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize 2011 for his "extraordinary" contributions and influence in the world of music in Stockholm Wednesday March 16, 2011. A picture of Muti is seen at left.(AP Photo/Jonas Ekstromer) SWEDEN OUT


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