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Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in the opening-night concert of the 125th anniversary season. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Muti conducts Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky’s Second Symphony is the featured work on this program, and CSO members Stephanie Jeong and Kenneth Olsen appear as…


Yo-Yo Ma plays Dvořák

Dvořák’s big-hearted Concerto for Cello is played by CSO Judson and Joyce Greene Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma in this program…


Muti opens the 2012/13 season

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s previous season opened in exciting fashion, with Respighi’s explosive Feste romane. A rarely heard symphony by Dvorák and a lovely miniature by Martucci preceded it. Mendelssohn’s delicate Italian Symphony closes the concert.

Maestro Muti leads the CSO in Scriabin's Symphony No. 1.| © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Muti conducts the ‘Pathétique’

Tchaikovsky’s final symphony is the focus of this all-Russian program.

Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, April 2014. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Salonen conducts ‘Tristan und Isolde’

This audio excerpt from a Beyond the Score presentation includes a complete performance of the Prelude to Act I and…


Riccardo Muti and Yefim Bronfman

Yefim Bronfman says he never wants the audience to think that Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto sounds difficult…although it is very…

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

CSO Radio listings, October-December 2015

In the upcoming months, we will have large works (Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony) and small ones (by Rameau…

CSO bassoons, horns and trombones play during the first movement of the Berlioz on Tuesday night.

CSO Radio Listings, January-March 2016

Coming up in the new year, we will have concerts from last season’s French Festival with Yo-Yo Ma, Esa-Pekka Salonen,…