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Happy birthday, John Corigliano!

Wishing a very happy eightieth birthday to John Corigliano! The recipient of numerous honors—including a Pulitzer Prize, an Academy Award, the Grawemeyer…

Remembering John Mahoney

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family joins our friends at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in mourning the passing of beloved Chicago actor…

Remembering Alan Stout

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family notes with sorrow the passing of Alan Stout, composer and longtime composition and theory professor…

Sir Georg Solti + CSO = 108

During Sir Georg Solti‘s tenure as eighth music director (1969–1991) and music director laureate (1991–1997), he and the Chicago Symphony…

The earliest known photograph of the Chicago Orchestra

This photograph—the first known image of the Chicago Orchestra—was taken 125 years ago today on March 14, 1892, on the…