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Anna Clyne named unanimous winner of 2016 Hindemith Prize

Anna Clyne, former composer-in-residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has won this year’s Hindemith Prize. Awarded annually by Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Music…

Farewell to Don José ‘Pepe’ Martínez of Mariachi Vargas

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family extends its condolences on the death of Don José “Pepe” Martínez, the longtime music director…

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…

Farewell to Willie Pickens, dean of Chicago jazz pianists

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, along with Symphony Center Presents, mourns the loss of Chicago-based jazz pianist Willie Pickens, who…

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,…

John Malkovich to appear with CSO and Muti in ‘Lincoln Portrait’ in April

Acclaimed actor and Illinois native John Malkovich will join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, under Riccardo Muti, in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait in…

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…

CSO’s Sheila Jones honored in state celebration of Women’s History Month

As part of a statewide celebration of Women’s History Month, Sheila Jones, coordinator and founder of the CSO’s African American…