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Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in the first of three concerts at Carnegie Hall. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

The sights (and sounds) of the CSO at Carnegie Hall

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra took New York’s Carnegie Hall by storm, with three concerts over the weekend, including a live broadcast over the WFMT-FM Network. The Financial Times observed tha...
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Jan Swafford’s ‘Beethoven’ searches for the man behind the myt...

After writing well-received biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms, Jan Swafford took on the challenge more than a decade ago of chronicling the vast life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
Stephanie Jeong on the 2014 European Tour in Paris. | Todd Rosenberg Photography

Stephanie Jeong masters the art of grace under fire

About six hours before a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert ...
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The battle on the ice, at Orchestra Hall — and the United ...

Thousands gather beneath the flags of two great nations. The...
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The unsung hero behind Mozart’s Requiem, Franz Xaver S...

Let us now praise obscure men. Those who perform thankless t...
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Period-music maestro Nicholas Kraemer promotes ‘Bach w...

Unlike some conductors who lock onto their career paths as c...
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Todd Rosenberg picks his favorite CSO images of 2014

You may know his work if you are a frequent visitor to Symph...
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Yefim Bronfman muses on wine, wit and Brahms

Pianist Yefim Bronfman could be the most famous person to em...
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Warsaw in the Loop: stuffed cabbage and burnt scores at lunc...

It’s the IMAX of stuffed cabbage, filling my whole field o...
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Vasily Petrenko makes a case for Rachimanov’s unsung &...

For his return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, rising you...