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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Higdon and Britten

On this week’s program, Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Low Brass Concerto,…

Ahead of season opener, Riccardo Muti interviewed on WDCB-FM

An interview with Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will launch a new season of special CSO-related features for…

WATCH: Yo-Yo Ma discusses arts in education

Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma discusses the purpose of music and the immeasurable benefits of engaging with…

Remembering Rubén D’Artagnan González

We have just received word that Rubén D’Artagnan González, a concertmaster with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1986 until 1996,…

An enigma: How did Elgar manuscript turn on up ‘Antiques Roadshow’?

The latest riddle prompted by Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations: How did the manuscript of this iconic British orchestral work turn…

Along with music, ‘Threnos’ composer has another devotion

In addition to music, French composer and conductor Bruno Mantovani has another great passion: food — especially the cuisine of…

Civic Orchestra releases additional details of its centennial season

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, which celebrates its centennial in 2018-19, has released additional details of its programming this season….

‘Threnos’ composer Bruno Mantovani favors the concept of synthesis

French composer Bruno Mantovani is on a roll. Seven of his works received premieres over the last year, and guest…

What is Babi Yar?

More than 75 years ago, one of the most horrific atrocities of World War II occurred in a ravine near…

Superstar Pinchas Zukerman believes in the collaborative process

In the classical-music world, Pinchas Zukerman has long been a solo superstar whose virtuosity is matched by only a small…