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Three international sensations join SCP lineup for 2017-18

Three international music phenomenons have been added to the 2017-18 Symphony Center Presents schedule: from Mexico, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán…

Single tickets available Aug. 11 for all CSO/SCP concerts

To complement its classical-music schedule, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association annually programs hundreds of concerts, including performances of jazz, world…

Single tickets on sale Aug. 12 for all CSO/SCP concerts

Along with classical music, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association annually presents hundreds of concerts, including jazz, world music and new music,…

Tickets for special concerts, including Bill Murray, on sale June 1

Tickets for Bill Murray, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Jon Batiste, and Herbie Hancock are…

If you need a little Christmas right now, Symphony Center is the place

Though the weather outside is delightful, soon the seasons will change and the holidays will be upon us, as carols…

Yo-Yo Ma extends contract while CSO marks fifth year of record ticket sales

Yo-Yo Ma, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant since 2010, has agreed to a contract extension…

Farewell to Allen Toussaint, godfather of New Orleans roots music

Allen Toussaint, one of the greatest exponents of New Orleans music, in all its many forms, died of a heart…

James Levine flies the ‘W’ after a ‘fantastique’ return

In a week full of milestones — the Cubs’ first World Series title since 1908 AND the return of a…

Mason Bates named Composer of the Year by Musical America

In a year of milestones, Mason Bates, former Mead composer-in-residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, just chalked up another achievement:…

Yo-Yo Ma expresses pride of place: ‘It’s about people’

Yo-Yo Ma, the CSO’s Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant, talks about civic pride in an interview with Crain’s Chicago…

‘Concerto — A Beethoven Journey’ with Leif Ove Andsnes opens at the Film Center

In the same week that he brings the complete Brahms Piano Quartets to Symphony Center, Leif Ove Andsnes will make…