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CSO Records "Chelsea Dagger" in honor of Chicago Blackhawks

125 Moments: 109 “Chelsea Dagger”

Music director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra jumped on the Chicago Blackhawks bandwagon on June 19, 2013, recording…

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Remembering Chicago Symphony Chorus alto Deborah Guscott

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family mourns the loss of Deborah Guscott, who was a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus’s…

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125 Moments: 108 First Radio Broadcast

Inaugurating its new thousand-watt transmitter, WMAQ used seven microphones in picking up the first Chicago Symphony Orchestra radio broadcast on…

Lutoslawski premiere (wide)

125 Moments: 107 Lutosławski’s Third Symphony

To open the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s ninety-third season on September 29, 1983, Sir Georg Solti led the world premiere of…

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125 Moments: 106 Aaron Copland

On July 10, 1962, Aaron Copland conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival in a program that began…

Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, Moscow (Russia tour, November 1990) (wide)

125 Moments: 105 1990 Russia Tour

On November 18, 1990, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra departed for a tour that would include its first concerts in Russia…

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrates 100 years of recording

The commercial recording legacy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra—under second music director Frederick Stock—began on May 1, 1916. For the…