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French pianists Tiberghien and Tharaud resist boundaries

Pianists from all countries are typically linked with the music of their homeland. But such associations are especially strong when…


Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3, April 2014 (CSO)

Find details about and buy tickets to this event > Options for Program Books and Program Notes For most performances,…


The CSO invites the world to ‘Share the Joy’

To promote its upcoming stream of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is inviting patrons and classical music…


Tchaikovsky Spectacular helps children experience the power of music

The music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is a natural choice for a concert designed to show children how well music…


In Vienna, Muti lauds the CSO as one of the world’s best

While in Vienna this week for a guest-conducting assignment with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein, Riccardo Muti talks about…


Muti and the CSO on Beethoven’s ‘song of humanity,’ the Ninth

In this short video, Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and members of the CSO discuss the…


Debussy, Ravel and their new kind of ‘inward’ theater

Until recent decades, opera in Paris followed twin tracks of very different provenance and purpose. The Opéra, deriving from court…


Muti conducts Tchaikovsky 3

In addition to Tchaikovsky’s Third Symphony, Music Director Riccardo Muti conducts a suite from Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird. Principal trumpet Christopher Martin is the soloist in a rarely heard work for trumpet and orchestra, Andrzej Panufnik’s Concerto in modo antico.

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