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Single tickets to all CSOA events available Aug. 9

Single tickets for all 2019-20 events presented by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association go on sale Aug. 9 at 10…

Symphony Center celebrates the season with a winter wonderland of music

Though the summer weather outside is not so delightful, soon the seasons will change, and the holidays will be upon…

Ken-David Masur named principal conductor of the Civic Orchestra

Ken-David Masur has been appointed as principal conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, effective with the start of the…

The CSO appoints David Cooper as its principal horn

David Cooper has been named as principal horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, effective July 8. His appointment was announced June…

Bernard Haitink announces his plans to retire from the podium

Bernard Haitink, principal conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2010, will retire from the podium later this…

CSO to present world premiere of Mason Bates’ ‘World’s Greatest Synth’

Next season will bring the world premiere of World’s Greatest Synth: The Making of the Orchestra, written by acclaimed composer Mason Bates and co-created with writer-director Gary Rydstrom and story artist-animator Jim Capobianco to celebrate the centennial of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s concerts for children.

‘Portrait in Four Movements’: Andrew Patner on a quartet of CSO maestros

He was one of the most avid chroniclers of modern Chicago Symphony Orchestra history. Now, four years after his untimely…

Philadelphia Orchestra appoints Erina Yashima as its assistant conductor

Erina Yashima, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice, has been appointed as assistant conductor to the Philadelphia Orchestra….

Anne-Sophie Mutter among winners of this year’s Polar Music Prize

Violin superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter is among the recipients of this year’s Polar Music Prize, along with rap pioneer Grandmaster Flash…

Mason Bates’ opera ‘(R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ wins Grammy

Mason Bates’ opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs was among the winners of the 61st annual Grammy Awards, announced Feb….

Yo-Yo Ma x Ed Sheeran = ‘Spotify Singles’

Genre-shifting superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma has taken on world music (the Silk Road Project), folk (“Appalachian Journey”), bluegrass (“The Goat…