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10/8/15 8:33:41 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov conductor
Renaud Capuçon violin

Glanert Brahms-Fantasie [United States Premiere]
Brahms Violin Concerto 

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Watch the CSO in the rousing finale of the Brahms Violin Concerto

French violinist Renaud Capuçon, guest soloist in the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this week, observes: “From…


Composer Ted Hearne bridges the worlds of classical and contemporary

For the last six of his 14 years in New York, Ted Hearne was part of the lively, eclectic Brooklyn…


Ted Hearne on ‘Law of Mosaics’

Ted Hearne, Law of Mosaics (2012) Duration: 30 minutes Instrumentation: String orchestra Commissioned by Barlow Endowment for Music Composition for A Far…

Kaija Saariaho, Paris, den 12.05.09
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Kaija Saariaho on ‘Petals’

Kaija Saariaho, Petals (1988) Duration: 9 minutes Instrumentation: Cello and electronics Premiered by Anssi Karttunen on May 19, 1988, at the Musica…


Daniel Wohl on ‘Glitch’

Daniel Wohl, Glitch (2009) Duration: 20 minutes Instrumentation: String quartet and electronics Commissioned by Carlsbad Music Festival for the Calder Quartet…

Maurice Ravel program bio

125 Moments: 007 Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall on January 20 and 21, 1928, conducting a program…


Ebert on how Brando and ‘On the Waterfront’ altered the course of cinema

“On the Waterfront” (1954), Elia Kazan’s Oscar-winning drama about organizational and individual corruption, changed the course of American cinema forever,…

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Happy birthday, Yo-Yo Ma!

Wishing a very happy sixtieth birthday to Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma, a great friend and frequent…

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