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1/20/17 9:54:02 PM -- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti Music Director

2017 European Tour 

Concert and Post Concert Activities at Teatro della Scala

Maestro calls out bows following 44’ TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

At La Scala, a triumphant Muti affirms his ‘first obligation is to Chicago’

MILAN — Riccardo Muti was serious. Standing on the podium at the Teatro alla Scala, where he had not performed…

1/27/17 7:18:48 PM -- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti Music Director

2017 European Tour 
Lei Hou warms up on stage prior to the start of the concert.


© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Day off in Baden-Baden and concert in Frankfurt

For the last stop on their European Tour 2017, Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians, staff and Riccardo Muti rolled into Frankfurt,…

Concertmaster Robert Chen pays his respects at the gravesite of Pierre Boulez, longtime conductor emeritus of the CSO. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Remembering Pierre Boulez, a year after his death

For more than 45 years, Pierre Boulez played an important role in the artistic life and legacy of the Chicago…

CSO musicians and Maestro Muti take their final bow for the night. |  © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Concert at the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden

For the sixth stop on the European Tour 2017, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti headed to Baden-Baden, Germany,…

David Herbert, principal timpanist, holds his mallets aloft during the fourth movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Second concert at Vienna’s Musikverein

Ahead of the second concert at the Musikverein, a group of CSO musicians performed for students of the Akademisches Gymnasium Wien….

Maestro Muti leads the CSO in an encore of Verdi's overture to I vespri siciliani.  | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Open rehearsal and first concert in Vienna

For the fifth stop on its European Tour 2017, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti traveled to Vienna, for…

Milan's La Scala is one of the world's most beautiful halls. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Cheers of ‘bentornato’ as Muti and the CSO return to La Scala

As Riccardo Muti took the stage of Teatro alla Scala, for the first of two concerts with the Chicago Symphony…

Musicians give Maestro Muti a moment by himself on the stage after the second Scala concert. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Sightseeing in Milan and second concert at La Scala

Before the second concert at Milan, CSO musicians and patrons took in some of the city’s historic sites, including Santa…

1/19/17 6:26:18 PM -- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti Music Director

2017 European Tour 

Maestro Muti during the Press conference. 

© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: A trip to historic Cremona and master classes & press events in Milan

On a free day in Milan, Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians and staff took in the sights, including an excursion to…

1/17/17 6:42:52 PM -- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti Music Director

2017 European Tour 
CSO Bass Dan Armstrong warms up.





© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Sightseeing, master classes and the second concert in Aalborg

If it’s Tuesday, it must be the last concert in Aalborg. For their second program at the Musikkens Hus, the…

Aalborg's Musikkens Hus (House of Music), which opened in 2014, consists of four concert halls. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2017

Gallery: Travel to Aalborg and debut at the Musikkens Hus

For the third stop on its seven-city European tour, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti traveled to Aalborg, Denmark,…