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The painting Chariot Race by Alexander von Wagner

Your chariot of ‘Ben-Hur’ trivia awaits

In the annals of cinema history, few films have been as epic as the 1925 silent classic “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.” Based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 best-selling novel, the movie had...
Vladimir Jurowski leads the London Philharmonic Orchestra. | Photo by Robert Torres

The world’s leading ensembles set for SCP Orchestra Series

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra might be the star attraction most weeks, but it is not the only orchestra to perform at Symphony Center. Since the advent of Symphony Center Presents in 1997 and decades...
Wynton Marsalis performs with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at Symphony Center.

SCP Jazz Series, now in its 20th year, builds diversity at S...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony Center Presents ...
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Rock’s Melissa Etheridge goes classical for current to...

Melissa Etheridge usually performs with musicians well-verse...
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A look back at the world premiere of ‘Looks of a Lot&#...

“Looks of a Lot,” the SCP Jazz commission by pia...
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Mavis Staples sings in a symphony of voices

At an early age, Mavis Staples quickly learned about the spi...
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Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates 20 years in Chicago

Around World War I, when European composers were casting off...
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Violin concertos from Russian masters

The 20th century giants Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovi...
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Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on ‘The Beethoven JourneyR...

The Guardian wonders what took pianist Leif Ove Andsnes so l...
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‘Looks of a Lot’ takes shape during Symphony Cen...

“Looks of a Lot,” a blues/jazz-based multimedia p...