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‘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…

Yo-Yo Ma to present complete Bach Suites in Millennium Park concert

In a special free event, Yo-Yo Ma will perform the complete Bach Cello Suites in a season-capping CSO Special Concert…

CSO’s Missy Mazzoli and SCP artists receive Grammy nominations

Missy Mazzoli, Mead Composer-in-Residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is among the nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, announced Dec….

Ahead of the Requiem, Riccardo Muti calls for a moment of silence

Before the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus began its program of Verdi’s Requiem last night, Music Director Riccardo Muti turned…

Daniel Barenboim affirms his deep affection and bond to the CSO

In the 12 years since Daniel Barenboim stepped down as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, many milestones have…

Daniel Barenboim interviewed for ‘The Arts Section’ on WDCB-FM

For his first Chicago radio interview since 2006, former Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Daniel Barenboim sits down with veteran…

At its annual meeting, the CSOA reports record ticket sales in 2017-18

Record ticket sales, strong attendance and above-average subscription renewal rates were among the highlights announced Oct. 16 at the Chicago…