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screenshot from the Art Institute video "The Maestro and the Masterpiece."

Maestro Muti beholds the Art Institute’s Neapolitan crèche

Riccardo Muti, Chicago’s most famous Neapolitan — and music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra — takes in one of the treasures of his homeland, a rare Neapolitan crèche, now on disp...
Marc-Andre Hamelin

Labadie and Hamelin play Haydn and Beethoven

A chamber orchestra-sized CSO plays Classical-era works in this program, each of which shows the elements that led to Beethoven's First Symphony.
Dave Holland (left) and Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland trade off on the joys of colla...

Pianist Kenny Barron and bassist Dave Holland sound so good ...
BTS_grid_Pierre

Creating the immersive experience of ‘A Pierre Dream&#...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Beyond the Score has cove...
Manfred Honeck | Photo: Jeff Swensen

Manfred Honeck, always searching for the new in the familiar

Since European visits by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra rema...
Repin_October

Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, a vivid paean to the r...

Dmitri Shostakovich lived most of his life with his head on ...
Sweet_Honey

Sweet Honey in the Rock celebrates 40 years of music with a ...

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma emphasizes, “As a musician, you are alway...
Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste finds herself in an Illinois state of mind

Elena Urioste is enjoying an Illinois moment. The New York-b...
alicesaraott

Pianist Alice Sara Ott ‘still in the process of discov...

Less than two weeks after sensation Yuja Wang performs in Or...
Nicholas_Kraemer

Period-music maestro Nicholas Kraemer promotes ‘Bach w...

Unlike some conductors who lock onto their career paths as c...