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Muti talks about 2019-20 season, plus a program of peace, on WDCB-FM  

Part of an ongoing series of CSO-related features, an all-new interview with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti will…

A Beethoven salute, world premieres and another Muti milestone

Complete cycles of Beethoven’s symphonies and piano sonatas. World premieres by leading composers Nicolas Bacri, Missy Mazzoli and Bernard Rands….

For his 10th season, Muti leads 10 weeks of concerts and three tours

For his 10th season as music director, Riccardo Muti leads 10 weeks of subscription programs in 2019-20. In addition, he…

To mark his 250th anniversary, a season-long salute to Beethoven

In 2020, the world marks the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s singular artists, Ludwig van Beethoven. Born in…

Works by Bacri, Mazzoli and Rands among next season’s world premieres

In the 2019-20 season, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will give world-premiere performances of commissioned works by French composer Nicolas Bacri, American…

Artist debuts range from André de Ridder to Jonathan Stockhammer

Among the conductors and guest artists making debuts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra during the 2019-20 season: Conductors Kirill Karabits,…