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Tickets for special concerts, including Bill Murray, on sale June 1

Tickets for Bill Murray, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Jon Batiste, and Herbie Hancock are…

Single tickets on sale Aug. 12 for all CSO/SCP concerts

Along with classical music, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association annually presents hundreds of concerts, including jazz, world music and new music,…

Farewell to Allen Toussaint, godfather of New Orleans roots music

Allen Toussaint, one of the greatest exponents of New Orleans music, in all its many forms, died of a heart…

Yo-Yo Ma expresses pride of place: ‘It’s about people’

Yo-Yo Ma, the CSO’s Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant, talks about civic pride in an interview with Crain’s Chicago…

James Levine flies the ‘W’ after a ‘fantastique’ return

In a week full of milestones — the Cubs’ first World Series title since 1908 AND the return of a…

‘Concerto — A Beethoven Journey’ with Leif Ove Andsnes opens at the Film Center

In the same week that he brings the complete Brahms Piano Quartets to Symphony Center, Leif Ove Andsnes will make…

Anna Clyne named unanimous winner of 2016 Hindemith Prize

Anna Clyne, former composer-in-residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has won this year’s Hindemith Prize. Awarded annually by Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Music…

Three international sensations join SCP lineup for 2017-18

Three international music phenomenons have been added to the 2017-18 Symphony Center Presents schedule: from Mexico, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán…

Farewell to Don José ‘Pepe’ Martínez of Mariachi Vargas

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family extends its condolences on the death of Don José “Pepe” Martínez, the longtime music director…

Muti unveils bust of Fritz Reiner, ‘who made the CSO a legend’

Music Director Riccardo Muti presided over the unveiling June 14 of a new bronze bust of Fritz Reiner, which now holds pride…

Yo-Yo Ma extends contract while CSO marks fifth year of record ticket sales

Yo-Yo Ma, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant since 2010, has agreed to a contract extension…