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Choral Director Duain Wolfe

Duain Wolfe leads a ‘sneak preview’ of Beethoven’s Ninth

Ahead of his leading the Chicago Symphony Chorus in the season-opening concerts of Beethoven’s Ninth, CSO Chorus Director Duain Wolfe will mark the 30th anniversary of his Colorado Symphony Chor...
Jeff Bridges (left) as the Dude and Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Big Lebowski" (1998).

Menthol madness! Music for a fistful of cough drops

The music world is buzzing about the upcoming “Classically Cannabis” concert, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s publicized and polarizing fund-raiser at which “attendees may use marijuana … ...
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What’s in a name? The shifting fortunes of Mahler̵...

It’s difficult, if not impossible, to hold a fixed perspec...
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Strauss, reflecting on his artistic life, in ‘Metamorp...

Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen, which the Chicago Symphony O...
Maestro Muti leads the CSO in an encore by Johann Strauss Jr. for a delighted audience.

Riccardo Muti on the majesty of Gustav Mahler

In anticipation of his first performances of Gustav Mahler...
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Eugene Izotov recalls his personal bond to Strauss’ Ob...

Eugene Izotov, principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orches...
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Persistence pays off for rising violinist Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste brings an upbeat outlook to everything she doe...
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A salute to Charles Ives, an American original

If you drive down any road in rural America — it doesnR...
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How to get to Orchestra Hall? Press ‘Up’

Symphony Center hosts plenty of piano supporters. Front and ...