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Happy birthday, Alfred Brendel!

Wishing a very happy (and slightly belated) birthday to legendary Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel, who celebrated his ninetieth on January…

Happy birthday, Radu Lupu!

Wishing a very happy seventy-fifth birthday to the remarkable Romanian pianist Radu Lupu! A regular performer with the Chicago Symphony…

Happy birthday, Duain Wolfe!

Wishing a very happy seventy-fifth birthday to Duain Wolfe, Grammy Award–winning chorus director and conductor of the Chicago Symphony Chorus!…

Remembering Luciano Pavarotti

On October 12, 2020, we remember Luciano Pavarotti on what would have been his eighty-fifth birthday! The legendary Italian tenor…

Happy birthday, Theodore Thomas!

Wishing a very happy birthday to our founder and first music director Theodore Thomas on the occasion of his 185th birthday!…