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CSO Radio: James Gaffigan and Cynthia Yeh

On this week’s broadcast, James Gaffigan leads principal percussionist Cynthia Yeh and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the U.S premiere…

All CSO/SCP concerts and events now canceled through May 10

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has extended its cancellation of all CSOA-presented concerts at Symphony Center through May 10. The…

CSO Resound release of Shostakovich’s ‘Babi Yar’ now available

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s latest recording is Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 (Babi Yar), with Music Director Riccardo Muti, on its…

Backstage at the CSO: Communications/PR Manager Dana Navarro

A lifelong love of music and a natural talent for writing set Dana Navarro on a career path toward her…

Remembering Krzysztof Penderecki

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family joins the music world in mourning the loss of Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki,…

Backstage at the CSO: VIP Services Manager Robert Coad

With approximately 400 concerts and events each season, it’s no easy task to manage ticketing and customer service for the…

When Beethoven went steampunk — and plonked

Dear Ludwig: It’s a big deal, this 250th birthday of yours. You’ve remained at the absolute top of Western music…

A message of hope from the CSO’s J. Lawrie Bloom

J. Lawrie Bloom, bass clarinet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recorded this video as his way of saying thanks to…

New book ‘Heart of a Woman’ explores the legacy of Florence Price

While pursuing her master’s degree at Yale University in the 1970s, Rae Linda Brown researched and cataloged music scores in…

Civic Orchestra celebrates 100th anniversary with a virtual concert

Though Symphony Center is closed, one event will go on: The Civic Orchestra of Chicago will celebrate its 100th anniversary…