The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Radio Series has moved to CSO Sounds & Stories. See below for a quick introduction to our new audio player.
The music you choose will continue to play throughout the website, so feel free to explore the many features and articles after adding music to your playlist.
Step 1: Navigate to the CSO Radio channel of Sounds & Stories
If you are using a computer, you will find all of our channels listed on the left-hand navigation bar.
On your mobile device, click in the upper right corner to reveal our channel list. (Press the same button again to collapse the menu if you wish to remain on the current page.)
Step 2: Choose a broadcast
Step 3: Play a track or add tracks to your playlist
Audio will be displayed in any post as one or more “tracks”
Click to play a track immediately. This selection will not be added to your playlist and will stop any other music in your playlist.
Click to add a track to the end of your playlist.
Note that those tracks already in your playlist are denoted by
Step 4: Start/Stop/Pause your playlist
Your currently playing track will appear at the bottom of your screen.
Press the Play or Pause button to start and stop playback.
The white progress bar at the bottom displays your current position within a track. You can click in this area to fast-forward.
On larger devices, click to expand and retract your playlist.
On smaller mobile devices, click to toggle the playlist view.
From here you can skip ahead, repeat earlier tracks, or remove music from your playlist.