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The CSO’s Kenneth Olsen and Lyric’s Craig Terry in ‘Hallelujah’

Kenneth Olsen, assistant principal cello of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and pianist Craig Terry, music director of Lyric Opera’s Patrick…

The CSO’s Richard Hirschl and family in ‘Mission: Impossible’

Richard Hirschl, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s cello section, reports his family has been watching a lot of…

Horns up! A ‘world premiere’ for the First of April

Fans of John Cage’s 4’33” and other minimalist works, this one’s for you. The horn section of the Chicago Symphony…

The CSO’s Cynthia Yeh gets an assist in Ravel’s ‘Bolero’

Practice makes purrfect. Felix earns a gold star for his drum lesson with his mistress, Cynthia Yeh, principal percussion of…

The CSO’s Yu and Olsen in Passacaglia for Violin and Viola

Though concerts are canceled at Symphony Center due to the current public health crisis, Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians are determined…

A bit of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ from the CSO’s Stephen Williamson

Stephen Williamson, principal clarinet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his family offer a selection from George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in…

Greetings from the CSO’s Miles Maner

To help lift spirits during the current public health crisis, Miles Maner, bassoon and contrabassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,…

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…

A message from Riccardo Muti

Responding to government-mandated cancellation of cultural events to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director…