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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Schubert’s Mass in E-flat Major

This week, Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E-flat Major, featuring soloists…

The CSO appoints David Cooper as its principal horn

David Cooper has been named as principal horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, effective July 8. His appointment was announced June…

‘Portrait in Four Movements’: Andrew Patner on a quartet of CSO maestros

He was one of the most avid chroniclers of modern Chicago Symphony Orchestra history. Now, four years after his untimely…

Something Williams this way comes in the ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’

“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (2004), third in the hugely successful series of Warner Bros. films based on…

Embracing eclecticism: On baseball and programming

Riccardo Muti once famously threw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs game. Surprisingly, the Maestro used his left…

Riccardo Muti’s latest book, ‘My Journey Into Music,’ now available

The catalog of published works by Riccardo Muti has gained a new volume: L’infinito tra le note: Il mio viaggio nella…

Muti discusses season’s end, including premieres and ‘Aida,’ on WDCB-FM  

An all-new interview with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti will highlight the June 9 broadcast of WDCB FM’s “The Arts Section.” Veteran…

Erina Yashima, the CSO’s Solti Conducting Apprentice, bids farewell

In September 2015, a jury headed by Riccardo Muti unanimously chose Erina Yashima as the CSO’s third Sir Georg Solti…

CSO to present world premiere of Mason Bates’ ‘World’s Greatest Synth’

Next season will bring the world premiere of World’s Greatest Synth: The Making of the Orchestra, written by acclaimed composer Mason Bates and…

Bernard Haitink announces his plans to retire from the podium

Bernard Haitink, principal conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2010, will retire from the podium later this…