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CSO Radio: David Afkham and Emanuel Ax

In his subscription concert debut, David Afkham conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony and Beethoven’s First Piano…

The League salutes Chicago Symphony Chorus on its 60th anniversary

Founded in 1958, the Chicago Symphony Chorus has achieved a series of milestones, including 10 Grammy Awards for its recordings, and…

Riccardo Muti honored with a tribute on France Musique

To coincide with his concert May 17 with the Orchestre National de France, Riccardo Muti will receive a daylong salute…

CPS music educator reflects on his path to teaching, building a community

On Wednesday, May 30, at 7pm, musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Amundsen High School Orchestra, and Chappell Elementary…

Adams & Ogonek close residency with two premieres for MusicNOW

Capping 20 years of high-energy contemporary music, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series will take over Symphony Center’s Armour Stage…

Icons front and center for the 25th anniversary season of SCP Jazz

For its 25th anniversary season, SCP Jazz Series once again will present the greatest artists of the genre, including Ahmad…

Muti reaches ‘Himalayan heights’ Down Under

Between May 2 and 5, Riccardo Muti conducted three concerts with the Australian World Orchestra (AWO) at the famous Sydney…

Haydn2032 aims to raise the profile of the Father of the Symphony

Despite a prolific career and pivotal role in the development of the symphony, string quartet and piano trio, Classical-era composer…

Marek Janowski considers himself a Wagnerian by circumstance

Marek Janowski never set out to be known as a Wagnerian specialist, but it has certainly worked out that way….

How Wagner’s ‘Tannhäuser’ helped to spark a Merrie Melodie

Set in medieval Germany, in a mythical realm called the Venusberg, Wagner’s Tannhäuser centers on the struggle between sacred and profane…