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T the first of their two Carnegie Hall concerts last week, Sir Georg Solti and the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra brought to New York the new work by Hans
Werner Henze, “Heliogabalus Imperator: Allegoria per Musica,” which was
commissioned in commemoration of the orchestra's eightieth anniversary and
first performed in Chicago just a ... Just as in the tone poems of Richard Strauss,
the music follows a detailed scenario, which the composer set out at length in the
printed program.