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Itzhak Perlman

Happy birthday, Itzhak Perlman!

Wishing a very happy seventieth birthday to Itzhak Perlman, a frequent violin soloist and conductor with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra…

Chicago Is

1977’s Chicago Is . . .

Jumping ahead a few years from 1940’s Chicago and 1948’s Chicago the Beautiful, the Chicago Film Archives posted a 1977…

Solti library 2

Harvard’s Sir Georg Solti score website receives award

A hearty congratulations to our friends and colleagues at Harvard University‘s Loeb Music Library! Their website Music, First and Last:…

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!…

Moravec wide

Remembering pianist Ivan Moravec

The gifted Czech pianist Ivan Moravec, who appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on multiple occasions, died on July 27,…

Ozawa headshot (wide)

Congratulations to Seiji Ozawa!

Congratulations to Seiji Ozawa—the Ravinia Festival‘s first music director from 1964 until 1968—who will be a recipient of this year’s…

Jon Vickers - tenor

Remembering tenor Jon Vickers

The extraordinary Canadian tenor Jon Vickers, who appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on only one occasion, died on Friday,…

Schuller Kujala premiere 13 Oct 1988

Remembering composer and conductor Gunther Schuller

Composer and conductor Gunther Schuller, a frequent guest and collaborator with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra over the course of the…