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Previewing the ’20-’21 CSO/SCP seasons … by the numbers

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Center Presents offer audiences many opportunities to experience the CSO’s renowned musicians and visiting…

CSO season offers a wide range of the symphonic repertoire

Two world premieres, a salute to women’s suffrage and the finale of the multi-year Beethoven 250 celebration are among the…

Muti residencies to explore works from Cherubini to Varèse

For his 11th season as music director, Riccardo Muti will lead 10 weeks of subscription programs. In addition, he will…

Muti talks about ’20-21 season, also ‘Cavalleria rusticana,’ on WDCB-FM

An all-new, two-part broadcast interview with Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, aired Jan. 26 and will…

World premieres by Frank and Lindberg lead a list of firsts

The 2020-21 season will showcase the world premieres of CSO-commissioned works by American composer Gabriela Lena Frank and Finnish composer…

Returning guest conductors range from Alsop to Zhang

The guest conductors returning to the Orchestra Hall podium in 2020-21 run the gamut from Marin Alsop to Xian Zhang,…

Symphony Center Presents brings world’s greatest artists to Chicago

Symphony Center Presents, Chicago’s premier presenter of international artists and ensembles, offers a range of programs highlighting the artistry of…

Thomas Adès, Jane Glover, Fabiel Gabel among artists making debuts

Among the conductors and guest artists making debuts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra during the 2020-2021 season are: Hanna-Elisabeth Müller,…

Chicago Symphony Chorus to perform on five programs next season

Under the leadership of Chorus Director Duain Wolfe, the Chicago Symphony Chorus will appear with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with…