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Schoen, William

Remembering CSO violist William Schoen

Last evening we received word that William Schoen, a longtime member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s viola section from 1964 until 1996, passed away yesterday, July 21, following a brief illness...
Maazel (Ben Spiegel photo)

Lorin Maazel and the CSO — 40 years of collaboration

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family joins the music world in mourning the loss of Lorin Maazel, a frequent and beloved guest conductor for 40 years, from 1973 until 2013. Maazel died on July 13, 20...
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What was your name again?

Did you know that the name “Chicago Symphony Orchestra...
Mussorgsky

Remembering Rafael Kubelík, part 2

Happy (almost) 100th birthday, maestro! Rafael Kubelík and ...
Rafael Kubelik

Remembering Rafael Kubelík, part 1

On June 29, 2014, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ...
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Mahler’s First . . . and ‘cows and chickens’

This week Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra...
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Happy 150th birthday to Richard Strauss!

Today we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ric...
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Thanks for the memories, part 2

Another unexpected donation arrived last week, and it is not...
Shostakovich and Stock

Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony in Chicago

As Phillip Huscher includes in his program note, “Shos...
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Remembering Carlo Maria Giulini, part 2

Happy 100th birthday, maestro! Carlo Maria Giulini and the C...