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Yo-Yo Ma stops ‘The Late Show’ with musical interludes — and a birthday bash

Though he turns 60 on Oct. 7, superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma received an early birthday celebration Monday on “The Late…

2/26/15 10:08:12 PM 
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Maestro Riccardo Muti, Conductor

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)

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Single tickets for all CSO events, including just-announced ‘Raiders,’ on sale

Single tickets for all events presented by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association in the 2015-16 season will go on sale…

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Favorite music of Pope Francis — as performed by the CSO

As the world knows, Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff — and a noted classical music aficionado — landed…

9/17/15 8:29:29 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

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Riccardo Muti, Conductor 

Liszt From the Cradle to the Grave
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 -

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Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson appointed as the CSO’s principal flute

Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson has been appointed as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s principal flute, effective May 30. Riccardo Muti, CSO music…


Martinon/CSO 10-disc set now available domestically

“Jean Martinon: The Complete CSO Recordings,” released earlier this year but available only in Europe and Japan, goes on sale…

9/20/15 9:45:15 PM -- The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice Competition Winner Erina Yashima

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German conductor wins the CSO’s third Solti Apprenticeship

German native Erina Yashima has been named as the third Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra….

Latin jazz great Eddie Palmieri. | Photo: Eric Valind

Latin icon Eddie Palmieri releases first new recordings in a decade

Latin music great Eddie Palmieri, whose Jan. 16 concert at Orchestra Hall was a highlight of last season’s SCP Jazz…


Farewell to Ornette Coleman, the godfather of free jazz

Jazz legend Ornette Coleman, who died June 11 of a heart attack at age 85, performed at many Chicago venues…

Paul Freeman

Farewell to Maestro Paul Freeman, a classical music pioneer

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family mourns the death of Chicago Sinfonietta founder and music director emeritus Paul Freeman, acclaimed worldwide…

12/14/14 1:42:37 PM 
Musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Duain Wolfe Conductor
Welcome Yule

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If you need a little Christmas (right now), Symphony Center is the place

Though the weather outside is balmy, soon it will be yuletide, and holiday carols will go ringing through the rafters…


Dawn Gingrich appointed as concertmaster of Orchestra Iowa

Kudos to another member of the Gingrich family: Dawn Gingrich has been named concertmaster of Orchestra Iowa. The daughter of…