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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Dvořák and Mussorgsky

From the CSO’s Archives: Maestro’s Choice—For All Music Lovers in These Difficult Times Listen now on-demand! Riccardo Muti begins this…

CSO Radio: David Afkham conducts Brahms’ Third Symphony

Listen now for free! This week on CSO Radio, David Afkham leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony No….

Elling and Kassinger in ‘Those Clouds Are Heavy, You Dig?’

Chicago jazz hero Kurt Elling and CSO bass Robert Kassinger are longtime friends and collaborators. They might not share the…

The CSO’s Scott Hostetler in Rheinberger’s Rhapsodie for Oboe and Organ

Scott Hostetler, who plays English horn and oboe in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has been sending performance videos to his…

‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ with the CSO’s viola section

Monday, May 11 would have marked the start of a three-game home stand for the Chicago Cubs vs. the Milwaukee…

A Mother’s Day greeting from the CSO’s So Young Bae

So Young Bae, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s violin section, and daughter Stella offer a tribute to all…

Local luthier helps to keep CSO instruments in top condition

John Becker has been a luthier — a craftsman of stringed-instruments — for more than four decades. From his Chicago…

All CSO/SCP concerts and events now canceled through June 27

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has canceled the rest of its 2019-20 season, through June 27, of all CSOA-presented concerts…

Returning heroes and rising stars set for ’20-’21 SCP Jazz lineup

The returns of NEA Jazz Masters Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Wynton Marsalis and Maria Schneider; tributes to the centennials of…

The CSO’s Richard Hirschl and family in ‘Mission: Impossible’

Richard Hirschl, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s cello section, reports his family has been watching a lot of…