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Gregory Porter and the CSO salute a king at Corporate Night 2018

A rising star jazz singer, a world-class symphony orchestra and selections from the Great American Songbook: this exciting combination made…

Take 10: The Overture Council at its 10-year anniversary

In the fall of 2007, not long after the first iPhone hit the market, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association senior…

Dalton and Ionescu honored at the annual CSO musicians’ luncheon

Since 1963, the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has celebrated the CSO’s much-cherished musicians. Last month was no…

The League achieves four stars for its ‘Toast to John Williams’

Can you imagine John Williams, in person, conducting the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert of his film scores?…

The League salutes Chicago Symphony Chorus on its 60th anniversary

Founded in 1958, the Chicago Symphony Chorus has achieved a series of milestones, including 10 Grammy Awards for its recordings, and…

African-American Network recital celebrates the piano music of Haiti

The Montreal-based Société de Recherche et de Diffusion de la Musique Haïtienne promotes classical music, composers and performers of Haiti…

The unsung legacies of composers Margaret Bonds and Florence Price

Though their names might have been forgotten in the march of time, composers Florence Price and Margaret Bonds share historic…

CSO Latino Alliance welcomes bass Nahuel di Pierro

Ahead of his CSO debut, bass Nahuel di Pierro spoke at a pre-concert reception March 22 presented by the Latino…

Composer Renèe Baker reinvigorates ‘Scar of Shame’ with a new score

With its theme of female debasement, abuse and exploitation, “The Scar of Shame” could have been born of the #MeToo…

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…