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Of ‘Fjoloy,’ its composer advises: listen without prejudice

Qasim Naqvi’s Fjoloy, which will receive its U.S. premiere in a MusicNOW concert June 6, began as a set-specific, interdisciplinary work….

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The CSO sparks brass fireworks in ‘The Planets’

This year marks the centennial of Holst’s The Planets, a seven-movement orchestral suite, which the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs May 26-31 under guest…

Acting Principal Horn Dan Gingrich gets in some practice time. | ©Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

For Daniel Gingrich, playing in the CSO has been ‘a dream come true’

The inherent danger of wavering intonation and off-color sounds can make the French horn a particularly difficult instrument to play….

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Edo de Waart conducts Mozart and Beethoven, June 2016 (CSO)

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Martin Helmchen
foto: Marco Borggreve

Slow and steady wins the career race for pianist Martin Helmchen

The careers of some classical artists are kicked into high gear by one pivotal event, such as a win at…

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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…

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MusicNOW

Clyne Postponeless Creature 
[MusicNOW Commission, World Premiere]
Bates Indigo Workshop
Boulez Dérive 2

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Sam Adams explains how he came to create ‘Light Readings’

Light Readings, a commissioned work by Sam Adams, the CSO’s Mead co-composer-in-residence, will receive its world premiere June 6 at…

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Holst’s The Planets, May 2016 (CSO)

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