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Baird Dodge in ‘Over the Rainbow’

Baird Dodge, principal second violin of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, performs “Over the Rainbow” in the courtyard of his residence,…

‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ with the CSO’s viola section

Monday, May 11 would have marked the start of a three-game home stand for the Chicago Cubs vs. the Milwaukee…

Creating the immersive experience of ‘A Pierre Dream’

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Beyond the Score has covered some far-flung terrain since its first program 10 years ago. Using…

Video: CSO by the Numbers

Did you know that the visionary architect Daniel Burnham refused to accept payment for designing Orchestra Hall, home of the…

The CSO’s Keith Buncke in a CPE Bach sonata arranged for bassoon

In this installment of the CSO From Home video series, Principal Bassoon Keith Buncke performs CPE Bach’s Sonata in A…

Video: Benjamin Grosvenor on his early days as ‘the piano guy’

In this short video interview, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor talks about his early studies, when he was known as “the…

Video: The CSO, Simon Trpčeski and Pablo Heras-Casado in Rach 3

After an acclaimed 11-concert tour of Asia, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra returned to Orchestra Hall for its first performances since…

Video: By bike, foot or scooter, Symphony Center is the place to be

Chicago Symphony musicians William Buchman (assistant principal bassoon), Oto Carrillo (horn) and Brant Taylor (cello) discuss their connection to the…

Video: Zen and the art of double reed maintenance

To the tune of Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” Miles Maner, CSO bassoon and contrabassoon, demonstrates the care and…

Video: ‘The sound of a beautiful night out’

Witness the power, artistry and brilliance of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti as they extol “the sound of…

Video: Michael Tilson Thomas and the CSO in Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’

A favorite visitor to Symphony Center, guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this week in an…