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‘Intent on Resurrection’ composer believes ‘music should be seen as well as heard’

Italian-born composer Clara Iannotta is particularly interested in music as an existential, physical experience. She believes music should be seen…

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125 Moments: 071 Yo-Yo Ma

On December 14, 2009, cellist Yo-Yo Ma was appointed the Chicago Symphony’s first Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant, “to…


‘Waterlines,’ says composer, ‘just descended upon me and needed to be written’

Based in New York City, Christopher Trapani creates works that defy simple categorization. Weaving American and European stylistic strands into a…


Elgar’s Enigma Variations, May 2016 (CSO)

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

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Happy birthday, Zubin Mehta!

Wishing a very happy eightieth birthday to Zubin Mehta! A frequent and favorite guest conductor in Chicago, Mehta has appeared…

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125 Moments: 070 Pope John Paul II

On October 5, 1979, Sir Georg Solti led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony at…


Till Fellner and Hugo Kortschak

Austrian pianist Till Fellner is in Chicago this week to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 22 with the Orchestra under…

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125 Moments: 069 Dukas’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

“This interesting novelty is by a composer little known to the musical world and whose name now appears for the…

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