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CSO recordings of Brahms’ four symphonies

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has recorded each of Brahms’s four symphonies multiple times and also has recorded the complete cycle…

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Happy birthday, Samuel Ramey!

Wishing the happiest of (slightly belated) birthdays to the remarkable American bass Samuel Ramey, who celebrated his seventh-fifth on March 28!…

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Seiji Ozawa + CSO = 6

RCA Red Seal Records (a division of Sony Classical) is releasing a set of complete Chicago Symphony Orchestra recordings—some available for…

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The earliest known photograph of the Chicago Orchestra

This photograph—the first known image of the Chicago Orchestra—was taken 125 years ago today on March 14, 1892, on the…

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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…