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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!…

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Remembering pianist Ivan Moravec

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

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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…

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Remembering tenor Jon Vickers

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

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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…

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Remembering CSO principal tuba Arnold Jacobs

On June 11, 2015, we celebrate the centennial of Arnold Jacobs, former longtime principal tuba, who was a member of…

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Introducing The Paul Hindemith Principal Viola Chair

During the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-13 season, anonymous donors endowed in perpetuity the principal viola chair but requested some time…

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Happy birthday, Frederica von Stade!

Wishing a very happy seventieth birthday to the wonderful mezzo-soprano, Frederica von Stade, who appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra…