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‘On the Waterfront’ docks in top 20 of latest best movies list

“On the Waterfront” (1954), which will open the 2015-16 CSO at the Movies series on Oct. 23, claims the No….


Celebrating the Music Activity Partnership – Part 2

As the Music Activity Partnership comes to an end, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Negaunee Music Institute looks back at one of the inspiring workshops of the 2014/15 season: preparing participating teachers for April’s CSO Youth Concert: A Revolution in French Music.

11/13/14 9:48:18 PM 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Pablo Heras-Casado  conductor
Alice Sara Ott, piano 

Boulez Figures-Doubles-Prismes
Stravinsky Four Studies for Orchestra
Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3
Debussy Ibéria

 © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Pablo Heras-Casado, at home in any repertoire

Pablo Heras-Casado has been called the new “It” Conductor. At age 37, he has already won Conductor of the Year…


Martinon/CSO 10-disc set now available domestically

“Jean Martinon: The Complete CSO Recordings,” released earlier this year but available only in Europe and Japan, goes on sale…


Muti arrives in Oviedo, to the accompaniment of birthday bagpipes

After wrapping up the inaugural season of his new opera academy in Ravenna, Riccardo Muti headed to Oviedo, Spain, where…


With his first classical concerto, Ramsey Lewis joins a new ‘In Crowd’

From Benny Goodman to Wynton Marsalis, musicians have famously commuted between the two realms of jazz and classical music. Meanwhile,…

9/28/07 9:26:23 PM  Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2007 European Tour. Travel and performance in Rome Italy  © copyright Todd Rosenberg Photography 2007

Happy birthday, Maestro Muti!

Wishing our beloved tenth music director the happiest of birthdays and many happy returns! Looking forward to another great season!…


Muti celebrates a birthday, assisted by the whimsy of Sir John Falstaff

It’s a big week for Riccardo Muti. On the eve of his 74th birthday on July 28, the music director…

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