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The battle on the ice, at Orchestra Hall — and the United Center

Thousands gather beneath the flags of two great nations. They have clashed across generations. Today, perhaps, is decisive. Bright rays pierce the darkness. Helmets, row after row, scatter the light. ...
bates-clyne + prokofiev covers

New on CSO Radio: A CSO Resound Retrospective

This week, we give a showcase to the most-recent recordings on our CSO Resound label.
Manfred Honeck | Photo: Jeff Swensen

Manfred Honeck, always searching for the new in the familiar

Since European visits by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra rema...
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 ...
Cynthia Yeh at the Musikverein during the CSO's European Tour 2014. | Todd Rosenberg Photography

Cynthia Yeh, principal percussionist, moves to center stage ...

Cynthia Yeh doesn’t like to talk about career aspirations....
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Todd Rosenberg picks his favorite CSO images of 2014

You may know his work if you are a frequent visitor to Symph...
Vasily Petrenko

Vasily Petrenko makes a case for Rachimanov’s unsung &...

For his return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, rising you...
Eddie Palmieri | Photo by Michael G. Stewart/NEA

Latin jazz great Eddie Palmieri keeps the accent on exciteme...

Most of the Western world follows the Gregorian calendar but...
yo-yo_SilkRoad

Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project continues to expand its g...

Since its founding 15-plus years ago, cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s S...
86th Academy Awards, The Oscar Concert

Thomas Newman brings his film lineage to ‘Pixar in Con...

To say that Thomas Newman has film music in his genes is a c...