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Happy birthday, Pierre Boulez!

Wishing a very happy birthday to Chicago Symphony Orchestra Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez on the occasion of his…

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Happy 90th birthday, Pierre Boulez!

Wishing a very happy birthday to Chicago Symphony Orchestra Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez on the occasion of his…

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Boulez conducts Bartók

We honor Pierre Boulez on the occasion of his 90th birthday March 26 with this program drawn from CSO concerts…

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‘Carnival of the Animals’ poetry: Featured works!

On March 20 and 21, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra presented Carnival of the Animals, a concert designed for schools and families with children ages 5 and up. In addition to presenting an exciting program of classical music, the concert featured poems written by students participating in Hands On Stanzas, a program presented by the Poetry Center of Chicago.

This post includes the poems that were performed at each concert, which were read by four participating student poets: Rebecca Besecker, Aaron Ivsin, Jade Ocytko, and Lauryn Shields.

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Esa-Pekka Salonen previews the Reveries and Passions Festival

For conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the repertoire he has selected for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s French Reveries and Passions Festival is…

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Mozart and Brahms 3, March 2014 (CSO)

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

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Beyond the Score unravels the mysteries of Brahms

In November, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra launched the 10th season of its imaginative Beyond the Score series with a program honoring…

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Carnival of the Animals Poetry: Darwin

On March 20 and 21, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be presenting Carnival of the Animals, a concert designed for schools and families with children ages 5-9. In addition to presenting an exciting program of classical music, the concert will feature poems written by students participating in Hands On Stanzas, a program presented by the Poetry Center of Chicago.

Check out this post to read poetry written by second and third grade students from Darwin Elementary School.

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