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Martinon RCA set (landscape)

Jean Martinon + CSO = 10

RCA Red Seal Records (now a division of Sony Masterworks) recently released the complete Chicago Symphony Orchestra recordings—some available for the first…

Welles announcement

Remembering Orson Welles on his centennial

On May 6, 2015, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Orson Welles — actor, writer, director, and producer…

first recording wide

‘OK, Mr. Stock. We’re ready to record . . .’

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s commercial recording legacy began 99 years ago on Monday, May 1, 1916, shortly after the close…

Mahler 7 cover

Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

On April 15, 1921, Frederick Stock and the Orchestra gave the U.S. premiere performance of Mahler’s Seventh Symphony. The Chicago…

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Happy 90th birthday, Pierre Boulez!

Wishing a very happy birthday to Chicago Symphony Orchestra Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez on the occasion of his…

Adrian Da Prato

Remembering CSO violinist Adrian Da Prato

Adrian Da Prato, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s violin section from 1946 until 1996, died on Tuesday, March…

Sam Denov

Remembering CSO percussionist Sam Denov

Sam Denov, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s percussion section from 1954 until 1985, passed away on Wednesday, March…

Dishpan Symphony banner

Frederick Stock’s Dishpan Symphony

Another fantastic donation arrived in the mail earlier this week: this publicity photograph from April 1934, promoting a very special…