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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…

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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…

6/14/16 12:49:04 PM --   Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Unveiling of the Fritz Reiner bust.  © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

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…

12/18/15 8:48:33 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

 CSO’s Merry Merry Chicago with The von Trapps


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

Though the weather outside is sultry, soon the seasons will change and the holidays will be upon us, as carols…

Opening Night at Symphony Center

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,…

10/13/14 4:07:50 PM 

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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…

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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…

11/3/16 10:19:10 PM 
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
James Levine Conductor

Mozart Symphony No. 31 (Paris)
Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

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…

Leif Ove Andsnes in a scene from the documentary "Concerto — A Beethoven Journey."

‘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…

10/28/14 9:31:37 PM 

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2014 European Fall Tour. 

First concert at the Musikverein


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Muti and the CSO return to La Scala as part of 2017 European tour

Concerts at the new Philharmonie de Paris, Vienna’s Musikverein and Milan’s Teatro alla Scala are on the itinerary for the…

10/22/15 4:58:54 PM -- Chicago Symphony Orchestra 125th Year.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, Conductor 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association 124th Annual Meeting 

. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

CSOA ends 125th anniversary season with strong artistic, fiscal reports

Strong ticket sales, attendance and subscription renewal rates were among the highlights announced at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association’s annual…