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A 1940s view of Chicago, ‘the most American of American cities’

Like the previously posted Chicago, the Beautiful from 1948, another vintage film — providing a snapshot of a now-historic Chicago era — has been recently discovered. The story behind the ca. 1940...
John Shirley Quirk

Remembering John Shirley-Quirk

Earlier today we heard of the news of the death of the remarkable English bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk, as reported in The Telegraph. Shirley-Quirk appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on ...
Orientations - Pierre Boulez

Boulez Birthday Books

To celebrate Pierre Boulez‘s 89th birthday on March 26...
Solti archive detail 1

Harvard’s Sir Georg Solti score website launched

Harvard University‘s Loeb Music Library—the relative...
Ray Still, oboe, 1970s 2

Remembering Ray Still

Orchestral and chamber musician, soloist with countless ense...
amy-neill-front

Thanks for the memories, part 1

We frequently receive donations of a variety of materials, a...
Trapp Family Singers

The Trapp Family Singers at Orchestra Hall

On March 27, 1944, Chicago Tribune music critic Albert Goldb...
Callas and Votto

Antonino Votto: the teacher to the maestro

Just before the opening of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’...