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125 Moments: 079 Fantasia 2000

Between 1993 and 1996, James Levine conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in recording sessions at Medinah Temple for…

Donald Runnicles in Performance at Symphony Hall 5.6.07

Runnicles conducts Mahler 5

Mahler’s Fifth Symphony features every section of the orchestra, says conductor Donald Runnicles. It’s second on this program, with concertmaster…


Always an adventure: Patrick Reynolds on 30 years as a CSO stagehand

It’s obvious that to have a great orchestra you need great players and a dynamic conductor. You also need dedicated…


Bruce Broughton evokes the sound of classic Westerns for ‘Silverado’

Academy Award-nominated composer Bruce Broughton is a Hollywood mainstay, with more than a three-decade output of scores for movies such…


125 years of CSO premieres — reprised in less than two minutes

Since its founding 125 years ago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has given more than 650 U.S. and world premieres. Many…


For jazz bassist John Patittuci, it all sounds familial

When John Patitucci frames the story of how he became one of hottest bass players in the business, it’s a group shot, not a self-portrait. He’s performed with Herbie Hancock, Stan Getz, Pat Metheny, Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea. And now, with Wayne Shorter.

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Service with extra Bravo: The Symphony Store offers gifts in all genres

Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for a music lover? Want to purchase the complete catalog of Chicago Symphony Orchestra recordings?…

Ann Hampton Callaway

Ann Hampton Callaway applauds Sarah Vaughan in song

Long a fan of The Divine One, vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway offered an even more tangible homage to the great…

2/11/09 10:17:25 PM --   2009 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Asia Tour.  (C) Todd Rosenberg Photography 2009

CSO violist Li-Kuo Chang reflects the life of an ever-evolving Shanghai

Li-Kuo Chang, assistant principal viola of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, embraces Shanghai, his home his first three decades, like a virtuoso concerto.

Donald Runnicles, Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, on stage with the BBC SSO at Glasgow City Halls

Donald Runnicles finds the balance between operatic and symphonic worlds

One particular quality defines the stellar career of Scottish conductor Donald Runnicles: balance. He has long managed to find an…