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125 Moments: 125 First Concert

In early 1889, Chicago businessman Charles Norman Fay encountered Theodore Thomas—then one of the most famous conductors in the United…


Happy birthday, Maestro!

Wishing a very happy birthday to our founder and first music director Theodore Thomas on the occasion of his 181st…

10/10/13 9:04:15 PM Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Live Performance of 
Verdi  Requiem

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Tatiana Serjan, soprano
Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano
Mario Zeffiri, tenor
Ildar Abdrazakov, bass
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe

 © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2013

125 Moments: 124 Verdi’s 200th Birthday

To celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday on October 10, 2013, Riccardo Muti led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (prepared…


125 Moments: 123 Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

In January 1970, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its new music director traveled to New York for their first concerts…


125 Moments: 122 Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Così fan tutte, and Don Giovanni

During Daniel Barenboim’s first season as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s ninth music director, several concerts included music by Mozart to…


125 Moments: 121 Arnold Schoenberg

Arnold Schoenberg composed his Five Pieces for Orchestra in 1909, and they were first performed at a Proms concert in…

Remembering Sir Neville Marriner

125 Moments: 120 Möller Organ

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Alumni Association: Twenty-five Years Young

125 Moments: 119 Art Institute of Chicago

125 Moments: 118 First Recording

125 Moments: 117 Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony

125 Moments: 116 James Conlon

125 Moments: 115 Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

125 Moments: 114 Lincoln

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