CSO Media inlcluding CSO Resound Recording, BeYond The Score Videos, CSO Radio Broadcasts, Audio Program Notes, Audio Clips, Interviews, Lectures and More.

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Chanticleer presents the gift of a virtual concert this season

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My Favorite CSO: Robin Kessler

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CSOradio: Haydn The Creation

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CSOradio: Muti Conducts Mozart, Strauss, & Liszt

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Muti leads free streaming concerts to conclude Ravenna Festival

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Joan Tower, then and now, on the cutting edge for composers

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Joan Tower reflects on legacy of her ‘Uncommon Woman’

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Jorge Federico Osorio thrilled to be back on stage

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CSOradio: Chicago Symphony Orchestra: First Grammy Awards

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CSOradio: Barenboim Conducts Bruckner 4

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Chicago actor moves into a new realm for ‘The Soldier’s Tale’

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Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson on the cusp of a rediscovery

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CSOradio: Du Pré, Heifetz & Rubinstein

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My Favorite CSO: Brian Johnston

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CSOradio: Muti Conducts Beethoven & Gershwin

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Composer Paola Prestini believes in ‘connecting through music’

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For Carol Sonnenschein, the CSO is ‘food for the soul’

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CSOradio: Solti Conducts Beethoven

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CSOradio: A Little Night Music

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My Favorite CSO: Max Raimi

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CSOradio: Liszt & Berlioz

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CSOradio: Muti & Fray

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Happy birthday, Duain Wolfe!

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Solti, Osorio, Martinon programs among Nov. digital releases

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The works of Ingolf Dahl, 50 years after his death, see a revival

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From Paris to Chicago, Nicole Lehman finds a ‘haven’ in music

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Stars to light up the CSOA’s Sounds of Celebration fundraiser

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CSOradio: The CSO Plays Strauss

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InterMISSION @ the CSO, Episode 3: Risks and Rewards

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CSOradio: Lintu & Kuusisto

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Muti champions the revitalization of culture in his native Italy

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John Hagstrom trumpets bonds between military and orchestral music

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CSOradio: Mozart & Del Tredici

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Remembering Luciano Pavarotti

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CSOradio: Celebrating Theodore Thomas’s 185th Birthday

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Happy birthday, Theodore Thomas!

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Remembering Erin Wall

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Caroline Shaw turns a musical line into ‘a kind of a traffic pattern’...

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Musicians know the score, and it’s increasingly digital

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A composer whose life seemed torn from an adventure novel

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‘The Useless Precaution’: Five facts you might not know about Rossin...

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InterMISSION @ the CSO, Episode 2: James Smelser

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CSOradio: Bernstein in Chicago

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My Favorite CSO: Oto Carrillo

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CSOradio: Giulini conducts Mahler and Prokofiev

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The Symphony Store still open for business — online

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Muti leads ‘Concert for Dante’ in Rome and releases new book

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For Josh Jones, Percussion Scholarship Program was life-changing

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When the CSO goes on tour, the motto is ‘expect the unexpected’

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CSOradio: Haitink Conducts Bruckner 7

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CSOradio: Muti conducts Beethoven 5

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Backstage at the CSO: Senior Content Editor Gerald Virgil

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Programming for the first five episodes of CSO Sessions

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Musicians overjoyed to be back on stage for CSO Sessions

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NMI’s Notes for Peace joins local and global peace initiatives

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My Favorite CSO: Michael Henoch

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CSOradio: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Firsts

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InterMISSION @ the CSO, Episode 1: The Conductors

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CSOradio: Muti conducts Brahms’ Double Concerto

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InterMISSION @ the CSO: a creator’s statement

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A sneak preview of a new podcast, premiering Sept. 21

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The CSOA rolls out a wealth of digital content this fall

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CSOradio listings, Sept. 22-Dec. 29, 2020

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A new CSO/WFMT series, The First 130 Years, begins Sept. 22

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CSOradio: Pierre Boulez and Bernard Haitink

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CSO Radio: Muti Conducts the Verdi Requiem

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Happy birthday, Arvo Pärt!

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Berlioz’s Lélio

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CSO Radio: Herbert Blomstedt and Bertrand Chamayou

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CSO horns agree: local craftsman Lewis has no equal

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In Italy, two Muti concerts honor heroes of culture and COVID-19

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‘My Magic Breath,’ video for young children, to premiere Sept. 10

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CSO Sessions, new streaming content available via CSOtv, launches this fall

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Happy birthday, Seiji Ozawa!

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CSO Radio: The CSO in Strauss, Schumann, and Beethoven

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Happy birthday, Itzhak Perlman!

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CSO Radio: Manfred Honeck and Arabella Steinbacher

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Outdoor community concerts ‘a treat’ for audiences, CSO musicians

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Gene Pokorny and pals in a tuba ‘first’: Elgar’s ‘Nimrod...

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Bruckner’s Ninth

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CSO Radio: Rafael Payare and Keith Buncke

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Muti’s concerts hailed as triumph during Salzburg Festival’s centenary

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CSO strings & friends ready for Evanston Chamber Music Festival

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WFMT to broadcast the CSO’s ‘Aida’ on Aug. 22

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Overture Council president finds opportunities in time of crisis

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CSO Radio: Bernard Haitink conducts Mahler’s Sixth

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My Favorite CSO: Alexander Hanna

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CSO Radio: Giovanni Antonini conducts Classical and Baroque treasures

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In the groove: four CSO musicians explain their fondness for vinyl

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CSO Radio: The Chicago Symphony Chorus performs Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven

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CSO Radio: Sir Andrew Davis and Paul Lewis

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CSO Radio: Fritz Reiner conducts Wagner, Bartók and Tchaikovsky

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Remembering Leon Fleisher

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My Favorite CSO: Keith Buncke

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CSO Radio: Jaap van Zweden and Denis Kozhukhin

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CSO Radio: Pierre Boulez Conducts Messiaen and Janáček

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CSO Radio: Edo de Waart and Leila Josefowicz

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Backstage at the CSO: Chorus Manager Carolyn Stoner

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Remembering Isaac Stern

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Five CSO musicians cite their favorite concertos

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Verdi’s Requiem

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CSO Radio: James Gaffigan conducts Bernstein, Barber and Rachmaninov

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CSO Radio: Great Guest Soloists with the Orchestra

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Mozart’s Requiem

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Ravinia names Jeffrey P. Haydon as its next president and CEO

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Maestro Muti and his generous gift to Chicago seniors and veterans

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My Favorite CSO: David Cooper

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Important acts of courage: Riccardo Muti returns music to Italy

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CSO Radio: Bernard Haitink conducts Shostakovich’s Fourth

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Remembering Ennio Morricone

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CSO Radio: Sir András Schiff leads Bartók and Beethoven

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CSO Radio Listings July-September 2020

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WFMT/CSO’s ‘Maestro’s Choice’ series extended through Sep...

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti at the Opera

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CSO musicians Phillips and Bloom to retire

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CSO Radio: Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Mahler 9

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My Favorite CSO: David Sanders

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The CSOA to present digital premiere of special recording of Mahler’s 7

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CSO Radio: Sir Georg Solti conducts Mozart, Strauss, and Wagner

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Tchaikovsky and Debussy

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Backstage at the CSO: Manager of School & Family Programs Katy Clusen

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The CSO releases the lineup for its Virtual Day of Music

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CSO Radio: The CSO in Debussy, Fauré, and Ravel

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Riccardo Muti makes major announcements for summer of 2020 and 2021

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My Favorite CSO: Mark Ridenour

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CSO Radio: Pierre Boulez and Manfred Honeck

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Florence Price biography succeeds in giving the composer her due

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CSO Radio: Fritz Reiner conducts Copland, Hindemith, and Prokofiev

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CSO Radio: Nikolaj Znaider conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich

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Happy birthday, Frederica von Stade!

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Dvořák and Mussorgsky

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My Favorite CSO: Danny Lai

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CSO Radio: David Afkham conducts Brahms’ Third Symphony

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Remembering Raymond Niwa

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Baird Dodge in ‘Over the Rainbow’

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Vadim Karpinos and company in ‘Tambourin Chinois’

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti and Soloists from the Orchestra

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My Favorite CSO: Miles Maner

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A CSO trio in the Tango from Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale&...

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Five CSO musicians select their favorite soloists

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Elling and Kassinger in ‘Those Clouds Are Heavy, You Dig?’

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti and Italy

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My Favorite CSO: Emma Gerstein

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CSO Radio: Julian Rachlin and The Four Seasons

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The CSO to stream encore of Verdi Requiem on May 22-24

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The CSO’s Scott Hostetler in Rheinberger’s Rhapsodie for Oboe and Organ

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Ravinia to present online panel before Bernstein’s ‘Mass’

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WFMT/CSO’s ‘Maestro’s Choice’ series extended through Jun...

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Music in a time of crisis, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century

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

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This luthier works in homage to a past master of his art

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A Mother’s Day greeting from the CSO’s So Young Bae

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My Favorite CSO: Gary Stucka

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CSO Radio: Jaap van Zweden conducts Brahms’ A German Requiem

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

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All CSO/SCP concerts and events now canceled through June 27

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CSO & Lyric salute essential workers of Chicago with ‘Chicago’

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China NCPA Orchestra salutes Beethoven in a special online concert

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‘The very finest’—Thomas and the Orchestra at the 1904 Cincinnati ...

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Backstage at the CSO: Director of Operations Heidi Lukas

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Returning heroes and rising stars set for ’20-’21 SCP Jazz lineup

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Remembering Rosalind Elias

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Three Verdi operas led by Muti available as free streams

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Cynthia Yeh in ‘Blues for Gilbert’

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‘May the Fourth Be With You’: John Williams and the CSO

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Shostakovich’s ‘Babi Yar’

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Beethoven 1 & 3

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Video: Stick Talk with David Herbert, principal timpani

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The CSO’s Beethoven Ninth featured on ‘History This Week’

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Carol Klenk’s family ties inspire lifelong love of the CSO

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Remembering Lynn Harrell

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti conducts Sheherazade

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Rong-Yan Tang and Youming Chen in Mozart’s Duo for Violin and Viola

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All CSO/SCP concerts and events now canceled through June 9

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Remembering Sir Peter Jonas

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The CSO’s Stephanie Jeong in Prokofiev’s Sonata for Two Violins

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CSO Radio: Bernard Haitink conducts Mahler’s Third Symphony

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Remembering Bruno Maderna

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Bernstein’s ‘Mass,’ with the CSO in concert at Ravinia, airs M...

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The CSO’s Cynthia Yeh on the vibraphone in ‘Cross Fit’

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CSO musicians in a bit of the Third Brandenburg Concerto

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CSO Radio: Kirill Karabits and Sunwook Kim

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The CSO’s Miles Maner offers a take on Sibelius 5

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti and Kirill Gerstein

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CSO musicians ‘string’ the praises of their luthiers

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Introducing the pets of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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A message of friendship resounds across borders

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CSO Radio: Neeme Järvi and Robert Chen

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Previewing the ’20-’21 CSO/SCP seasons … by the numbers

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The CSO’s Yeh and Buchman in Beethoven’s Duo for Clarinet and Bassoo...

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Local luthier helps to keep CSO instruments in top condition

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For ‘Jurassic Park,’ Richard Kaufman pairs up again with an old frie...

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

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Farewell to legendary songwriter John Prine, 1946-2020

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CSO Radio: Riccardo Muti and Yo-Yo Ma

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Beethoven 250: ‘I have a talent for music’

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CSOA to present Beethoven 9 video as a Facebook Premiere on April 12

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Muti on the message of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

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The CSO’s Kenneth Olsen and Lyric’s Craig Terry in ‘Hallelujah...

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The CSO’s Richard Hirschl and family in ‘Mission: Impossible’

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CSO Radio: James Gaffigan and Cynthia Yeh

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CSO Radio Listings March-June 2020

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CSO and WFMT to launch weekly series, ‘Maestro’s Choice’

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Horns up! A ‘world premiere’ for the First of April

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CSO Radio: Alain Altinoglu conducts Gounod’s Saint Cecilia Mass

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Remembering Krzysztof Penderecki

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These CSO musicians agree: teaching helps them build a legacy

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Civic Orchestra celebrates 100th anniversary with a virtual concert

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The CSO’s Cynthia Yeh gets an assist in Ravel’s ‘Bolero’

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The CSO’s Yu and Olsen in Passacaglia for Violin and Viola

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A bit of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ from the CSO’s Stephen Williamson

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Beethoven 250: A visit with Carl Maria von Weber

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Beethoven 250: His advice to Rossini

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All CSO/SCP concerts and events now canceled through May 10

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A message of hope from the CSO’s J. Lawrie Bloom

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Greetings from the CSO’s Miles Maner

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CSO Radio: John Storgårds and Ray Chen

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Beethoven 250: The travails of Missa solemnis

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Beethoven 250: When Ludwig met Mozart

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Beethoven 250: Liszt recalls ‘the event of his greatest pride’

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Roger Ebert on ‘Jurassic Park’: A triumph of special-effects artistr...

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When Beethoven went steampunk — and plonked

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Beethoven Pastoral Project aims to rally the world through music

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The CSO’s connection to a signature work, Strauss’ ‘Ein Helden...

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A message from Riccardo Muti

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Crain-Maling winner Isabella Brown looks to past victors for guidance

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All Symphony Center concerts/events canceled through at least mid-April

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Gergiev Conducts Shostakovich Leningrad, March 2020 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Ray Still!

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Backstage at the CSO: Communications/PR Manager Dana Navarro

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New book ‘Heart of a Woman’ explores the legacy of Florence Price

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Rhapsody in Blue and Bolero, March 2020 (CSO)

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Farewell to jazz legend McCoy Tyner, 1938-2020

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Conductor André de Ridder likes to push boundaries

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SFJAZZ Collective takes a ‘stand’ on two landmark ’60s discs

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CSO All-Access Chamber: The Addison Ensemble, March 2020 (Chamber)

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Casablanca in Concert, March 2020 (CSO Movies)

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Jack and the Beanstalk: Preconcert Parent Guide

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Nicholas Kraemer prefers an approach he describes as ‘Bach with a smile...

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Encores

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Blomstedt Conducts Brahms 2, March 2020 (CSO)

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Sibelius & Nielsen: A Nordic Celebration, February 2020 (CSO at Wheaton)

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Ax, Kavakos, Ma, March 2020 (Special)

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Civic Centennial Celebration, March 2020 (Civic)

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Chamber Music at the Art Institute: To Stir the Soul, March 2020 (Chamber)

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Daniil Trifonov, March 2020 (Piano)

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Amanda Forsythe feels most at home in the world of the Baroque

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Gergiev hails Shostakovich’s Seventh as a ‘great personal statement&...

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Quince Ensemble embraces its label as the ‘Anonymous 4 of new music’

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Why piano trios often serve as the chamber-music ensemble of choice

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Sibelius & Nielsen: A Nordic Celebration, February 2020 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Christoph Eschenbach!

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Happy birthday, Walfrid Kujala!

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

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Remembering Christopher Leuba

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

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Gallery: Free time and concerts in Naples

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Jazz pianist Abdullah Ibrahim maintains ‘The Balance’ in life and mu...

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Gallery: Chamber music and master classes in Naples

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Nicolas Bacri on ‘Ophelia’s Tears’: ‘Madness for me is n...

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Pianist Daniil Trifonov finds himself at home in New York City

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Gallery: Concert in Sarasota

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Muti Conducts Beethoven 2 & 5, February 2020 (CSO)

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Yuja Wang, February 2020 (Special)

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Gallery: Concert in Miami

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Roger Ebert on ‘Casablanca’: The fundamental things still apply

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Celebrating a century: The Civic Orchestra of Chicago turns 100

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Gallery: Recitals and reception in West Palm Beach

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CSO Kidsbook: Philharmonia Fantastique

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You must remember this: The best lines from ‘Casablanca’

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Backstage at the CSO: VIP Services Manager Robert Coad

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Marin Alsop appointed as chief conductor and curator of the Ravinia Festival

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From one Baker to another, a tribute to a pioneering talent

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Jordi Savall: Splendor of the Iberian Baroque, February 2020 (Special)

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The Chieftains to wave farewell with ‘The Irish Goodbye’

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Media highlights from the 2020 Europe Tour

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Muti Conducts Cavalleria rusticana, February 2020 (CSO)

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Chicago’s Santuzzas

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Remembering Peter Serkin

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Mariachi Vargas’ music director follows in the footsteps of giants

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Bass clarinet J. Lawrie Bloom takes a solo turn in ‘Ophelia’s Tears&...

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Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony, January 2020 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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Mezzo sings the praises of Mascagni’s ‘Cavalleria rusticana’

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Chicago Symphony Chorus to perform on five programs next season

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CSO season offers a wide range of the symphonic repertoire

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Muti residencies to explore works from Cherubini to Varèse

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Muti talks about ’20-21 season, also ‘Cavalleria rusticana,’ o...

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World premieres by Frank and Lindberg lead a list of firsts

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Returning guest conductors range from Alsop to Zhang

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Symphony Center Presents brings world’s greatest artists to Chicago

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Thomas Adès, Jane Glover, Fabiel Gabel among artists making debuts

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Paul Lewis Plays Beethoven, January 2020 (CSO)

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Dinah Jacobs seeks to ‘help build a stronger CSO’ with sponsored cha...

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DiDonato, Higdon among this year’s Grammy winners

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Star pianist Yuja Wang believes ‘you always have to reinvent yourself̵...

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Happy birthday, Donald Peck!

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Irina Shostakovich honors the legacy of her husband’s ‘Babi Yar̵...

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Gallery: Concert in Lugano

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Chinese New Year, January 2020 (Special)

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Gallery: Concert in Milan

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Makaya McCraven weaves a jazz narrative through ‘In These Times’

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Gallery: Concert and a free day in Florence

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Gallery: Master classes in Paris

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Orchestra or opera? Sir Andrew Davis loves them both

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Gallery: A homecoming concert in Naples

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Gallery: A special performance on Nisida

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Gallery: Master classes and concert in Paris

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Mariachi Vargas remains the musical heart and soul of Mexico

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Gallery: Sightseeing and Luxembourg concert

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NFM Wrocław Philharmonic, January 2020 (SCP Orchestra)

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‘Cavalleria rusticana,’ opera scholar declares, ‘just grabs yo...

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Gallery: Second Verdi Requiem in Vienna

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Mariss Jansons receives a memorial concert at the Musikverein

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Sir Andrew Davis extols the bond between Beethoven and Tippett

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When a ‘King’ ruled the world of jazz piano

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Gallery: Master classes and Verdi Requiem in Vienna

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Bugs and his pals back and better than ever for 30th anniversary program

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Gallery: Rehearsal of Verdi’s Requiem in Vienna

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Anne-Sophie Mutter, January 2020 (SCP Chamber)

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Gallery: Rehearsal and first concert in Vienna

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Gallery: Rehearsal and concert in Cologne

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Happy birthday, Sherrill Milnes!

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How ‘Tous les matins du monde’ boosted an audience for early music

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Jamie Bernstein to appear at Soundpost salute to Beethoven

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Gallery: A free day in Cologne

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Jordi Savall continues to advance the cause of the Iberian Baroque

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Gallery: Travel from Chicago to Cologne

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Touring remains ‘an exciting experience’ for CSO harpist Lynne Turne...

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Muti to conduct 2021 Vienna New Year’s Concert

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CSOradio: Matthew Halls conducts Messiah

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Remembering Peter Schreier

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Happy birthday, Michael Tilson Thomas!

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The Sandifers and CSO’s AAN salute music pioneer James Reese Europe

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Seasons greetings from Three Kings of the CSO bass section

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Video: The CSO Brass in the Act 1 finale of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’

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‘Merry, Merry Chicago!’ December 2019 (SCP Special)

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Riccardo Muti conducts holiday concert in the Italian Senate

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Life mask of Ludwig van Beethoven

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Anne-Sophie Mutter: Beethoven ‘totally changed the role of the violin̵...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass, December 2019 (SCP)

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CSO Resound release of Shostakovich’s ‘Babi Yar’ now available

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Video: Civic Fellows participate in Purpose Over Pain initiative

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A dynamic duo: Muti and Buchbinder take Vienna by storm

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Stravinsky & Dvořák 8, December 2019 (CSO)

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Mulcahy & Co. ready for their Super Bowl, the annual CSO Brass concert

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A Night in Vienna, December 2019 (CSO)

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Manfred Honeck brings a Pittsburgh tradition to Chicago

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Emil de Cou ready to ring in the holidays with ‘Merry, Merry Chicago!̵...

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Video: The CSO and John Storgårds in Higdon’s ‘blue cathedral’...

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Muti, the League celebrate the 10th annual Fall in Love with Music

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Giancarlo Guerrero lives a tale of two cities: Nashville and Wrocław

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Beethoven remains a musical touchstone for pianist Paul Lewis

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Henryk Wieniawski and Theodore Thomas

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Civic Orchestra: Yashima Conducts Strauss, Berio & Prokofiev, December 2019...

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Remembering Mariss Jansons

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The CSOA family mourns the death of Mariss Jansons

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A Chanticleer Christmas, December 2019 (SCP)

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Higdon & Tchaikovsky 4, December 2019 (CSO)

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CSO African-American Network at the Met

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The CSO’s Yuan-Qing Yu feels a connection to modern music

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Violinist Ray Chen believes in building bonds through social media

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Jessye Norman receives an all-star send-off at the Met Opera

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Vienna Boys Choir, November 2019 (SCP Specials)

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MusicNOW: obscure clues and shiny objects, December 2019 (SCP)

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Leila Josefowicz thinks failing to play Stravinsky would be ‘a sin’

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Protected: CSO at Carnegie Hall 2019 Tour Photo Gallery

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Fast facts about the Vienna Boys Choir, a yuletide tradition

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Symphony Center artists nominated for this year’s Grammy Awards

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Pianist Jan Lisiecki ‘enjoying every day’ of his charmed career

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Gallery: Second concert at Carnegie Hall

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Gallery: Rehearsal and first concert at Carnegie Hall

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The CSO’s visits to Carnegie Hall always full of excitement

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Holst The Planets, November 2019 (CSO)

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Bold Voices: : Short at Home Activities

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Bold Voices: Activities for the Car

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Bold Voices: Parent Guide

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Bach Marathon Finale, November 2019 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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World premiere by Mason Bates blends music and digital animation

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Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, November 2019 (SCP Orchestra)

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The CSO shares a long history with Carnegie Hall

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Muti and the CSO return to Carnegie Hall for two concerts

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At the holidays, Symphony Center swells to sounds of yuletide music

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Protected: Test – Custom Facebook Feed – Photos

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‘Home Alone’ actors grateful for their roles in Hollywood history

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Ravinia releases details of the CSO’s 2020 season

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Lina Gonzalez-Granados named as CSO’s Solti Apprentice

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Composer James Lee III remains ‘tonally centered’ for ‘Sukkot&...

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Daniel Gingrich named the CSO’s honorary principal horn for life

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Six CSO retirees to receive the Theodore Thomas Medallion

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The CSO celebrates the centennial of its concert series for children

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British soprano Sally Matthews calls her career ‘a natural progressionR...

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Negaunee Music Institute programs celebrate 100th anniversaries

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Breaking Conventions, November (AIC Chamber)

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CSO Radio: Michael Tilson Thomas and Nicola Benedetti

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CSO Radio: Giancarlo Guerrero and Pablo Sáinz Villegas

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CSO Radio: Esa-Pekka Salonen and Daniel Barenboim

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Wagner’s Overture to ‘The Flying Dutchman’

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Rudolf Buchbinder Plays Beethoven, November 2019 (SCP Piano)

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Muti Conducts Brahms Double Concerto, November 2019 (CSO)

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Do you hear what we hear? The strains of the top 10 holiday songs

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Muti and the CSO in Schumann’s Third: ‘fire and firm momentum’

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The CSO returns in 2019-20 to Wheaton College for its fourth season

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Video: Joyce DiDonato on performing with Muti and the CSO

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Rudolf Buchbinder Plays “Appassionata,” November 2019 (SCP Piano)

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Video: Muti and the CSO in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (‘Eroica’...

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The Wabash Avenue Music Collective, November 2019 (CSO Chamber All-Access)

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Muti, Kavakos & Beethoven Violin Concerto, November 2019 (CSO)

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Muti and Rands reunite on WDCB ahead of ‘DREAM’ premiere

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Longtime CSO Brass member hails the section’s purity of sound

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Video: The CSO and Afkham in Strauss’ ‘Death and TransfigurationR...

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Fun facts about ‘Home Alone,’ a holiday favorite

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A century later, pop culture orbits around ‘The Planets’

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Riccardo Muti leads all-Schubert program in Munich

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CSOA reports boost in endowment and donations for 2018-2019

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Remembering Raymond Leppard

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Edo de Waart, once a globe-trotter, prefers to stay close to home

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CSO Radio: Simone Young conducts Wagner and Brahms

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Happy birthday, Shulamit Ran!

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What’s in a name? For Chanticleer, it’s something to crow about

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Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt, October 2019 (SCP Piano)

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Civic Orchestra: From the British Isles, October 2019 (Civic)

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David Afkham believes the music of Brahms ‘is steeped in my blood’

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Lars Vogt appointed as music director of the Paris Chamber Orchestra

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Brahms 3, October 2019 (CSO)

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With his latest premiere, Bernard Rands explores the nature of dreams

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Happy birthday, Theodore Thomas!

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The Four Seasons, October 2019 (CSO Main)

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Montreal Symphony Orchestra, October 2019 (SCP Orchestra)

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Kirill Gerstein, October 2019 (SCP Piano)

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For the 250th anniversary, Leonidas Kavakos goes big on Beethoven

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Superstar soloist Christian Tetzlaff remains devoted to chamber music

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CSO Radio: Pablo Heras-Casado and Simon Trpčeski

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Riccardo Muti receives honorary degree from the University of Genoa

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Conductor Scott Speck compares Beethoven to ‘an asteroid blast’

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For CSO at the Movies maestro Kaufman, ‘it’s all in the preparation&...

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Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1, October 2019 (CSO)

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Inspired by Tradition, October 2019 (Chamber Music at the Art Institute)

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Community Acoustics, October 2019 (MusicNOW)

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Remembering Jessye Norman

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Beethoven used the piano as ‘an experimental lab,’ Kirill Gerstein c...

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Video: Denis Matsuev on Rachmaninov’s ‘Rhapsody’

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Shostakovich 8, October 2019 (CSO)

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Even in the guise of topiary, the CSO remains a ‘cut’ above

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Cynthia Yeh previews Dorman’s ‘Eternal Rhythm’ on WDCB-FM

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Esteban Batallán appointed as the CSO’s principal trumpet

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 (Eroica)

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Julian Rachlin returns to the CSO, but this time as a conductor

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Nearing 70, tabla master Zakir Hussain feels he’s only just begun

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Pianist Sunwook Kim believes Mendelssohn’s music is ‘full of charm&#...

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

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Muti Conducts Beethoven 1 & 3, September 2019 (CSO)

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Remembering Christopher Rouse

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Community Concert at Lane Tech, September 2019 (CSO)

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Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck avows: ‘What I aspire to is effortless mastery&...

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World-music trio remains devoted to ‘The Melody of Rhythm’

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‘Let’s play two!’ Maestro Muti takes the mound at Wrigley Fiel...

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Symphony Ball, September 2019 (CSO)

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An affinity for percussion leads Avner Dorman to ‘Eternal Rhythm’

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250 years after his birth, Beethoven and his music reign supreme

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Kent Nagano lauds the ‘unique Montreal sound’ of the OSM

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Muti, Andsnes & Grieg Piano Concerto, September 2019 (CSO)

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CSO Radio: Marin Alsop and Daniil Trifonov

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Happy birthday, Christoph von Dohnányi!

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Why the Bard’s works continue to influence the world of classical music

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Wang Lu describes her ‘Code Switch’ as an ‘out-of-place experi...

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Happy birthday, Leonard Slatkin!

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When Sergei Prokofiev came to Chicago

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Missy Mazzoli stays the course for her second season of MusicNOW

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Riccardo Muti receives the Viareggio Rèpaci Special Prize

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How ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ led Béla Fleck to the banjo

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CSO Radio: Marin Alsop and Hilary Hahn

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Decades after its release, the documentary ‘Redes’ retains its power

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Once forgotten, Felix Mendelssohn’s works now back in favor

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Leonard Bernstein and his connection to Silvestre Revueltas

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The CSOA releases the details of its free concerts this season

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How Silvestre Revueltas helped to lead Mexico’s music into a new era

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‘That was perfect music-making’: Muti leads Verdi’s Requiem at...

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Video: The soundtrack of a great city

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Cellist Kian Soltani lauds his mentors, Daniel Barenboim and Yo-Yo Ma

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CSO Radio: Thomas Søndergård and Alexander Gavrylyuk

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Single tickets to all CSOA events available Aug. 9

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President Mattarella and Muti unite for concert at historic theater in Rimini

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CSO Radio: James Feddeck and Nicholas Angelich

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Mozart matters: Lessons from the Italian Opera Academy 2019

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The League honors Duain Wolfe for his 25 years of excellence

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Rising maestro Krzysztof Urbański awaits his next challenge

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Rafael Payare returns with a double dose of Brahms and Beethoven

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For Emanuel Ax, Beethoven’s piano concertos ‘are all extraordinary&#...

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For pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, it all begins with Beethoven

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Opera star Ryan Speedo Green grateful for a second chance in life

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Symphony Center celebrates the season with a winter wonderland of music

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Video: Muti and the CSO in the Act 2 ballet from ‘Aida’

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Movie music turns into a box-office blockbuster for American orchestras

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Six world premieres among next season’s highlights of MusicNOW

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Theodore Thomas and Frederick Stock on Beethoven’s symphonies

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Young cellist ‘ready to represent’ in her Ravinia and CSO debut conc...

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The versatile Paulo Szot eager to reprise his role in Bernstein’s ‘M...

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Who you gonna call? For ‘Ghostbusters’ in concert, it’s Peter ...

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CSO Radio: Semyon Bychkov and Edward Gardner

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Latino Alliance celebrates summer with a party for CSO volunteers

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Leonard Slatkin moves on to the next phase of his artistic life

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These four Ravinia pianists believe in all facets of performance

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Bernstein’s ‘Mass’ to be filmed at Ravinia for a future TV bro...

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Itzhak Perlman: ‘His music starts in his heart and flows through his hands...

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The score that could have been a contender: Bernstein’s ‘On the Wate...

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As he travels the world, pianist Denis Matsuev feels at home everywhere

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Muti leads Roads of Friendship concerts at Athens and Ravenna

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‘Ghostbusters’ soundtrack remixed and remastered for 35th anniversar...

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Jamie Bernstein reflects on the artistic impact of her famous father

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Back by popular demand: an encore performance of Bernstein’s ‘Mass&#...

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Whether wind, rain or humidity, the show must go on at Ravinia

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Despite its many revisions, ‘Candide’ remains perennially popular

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How Bernstein’s ‘On the Town’ paved the way for ‘West Si...

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CSO Radio: American music with Bramwell Tovey and Thomas Hampson

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O Canada! Two Montreal orchestras appear at Symphony Center this fall

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Jennifer Hudson eagerly anticipating her return to sweet home Ravinia

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The Bernstein bonanza rolls on with a salute to his music theater works

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Ken-David Masur named principal conductor of the Civic Orchestra

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Tied together: Yo-Yo Ma’s night of Bach Suites and Day of Action

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert, June 2019 (CSO Specials)

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet employs his love of jazz in Gershwin’s Concerto in F

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Yo-Yo Ma at Pritzker Pavilion — just a Strad and the will to survive

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Bernstein 101: The celebration continues at Ravinia this summer

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Verdi’s Aida

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‘Brilliance is timeless’ : Conductor Michael Stern on Bach’s c...

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The CSO appoints David Cooper as its principal horn

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Yo Yo Ma – The Complete Bach Cello Suites, June 2019 (SCP)

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Muti Conducts Verdi Aida, June 2019 (CSO)

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Remembering William Babcock

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Video: Two voices of the CSO’s ‘Aida’

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Bernard Haitink announces his plans to retire from the podium

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Muti anoints Anita Rachvelishvili as opera’s ‘best Verdi mezzo’...

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Celebrating Spanish and Latin American Art, June 2019 (Art Institute Chamber Ser...

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Muti Conducts Beethoven & Gershwin, June 2019 (CSO)

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Charles Vernon has great expectations for world-premiere concerto

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Happy birthday, Emanuel Ax!

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Meet the Musicians: Charles Vernon, bass trombone

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Meet the Musicians: Jennifer Gunn, piccolo and flute

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CSO to present world premiere of Mason Bates’ ‘World’s Greates...

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Something Williams this way comes in the ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’

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Rudolf Buchbinder, June 2019 (SCP Piano)

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All Access: Chicago Pro Musica, June 2019 (All-Access Chamber)

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Season Finale: Civic And The Ryan Opera Center, June 2019 (Civic)

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Simone Young Conducts Wagner & Brahms, June 2019 (CSO)

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Riccardo Muti reflects on his relationship with Verdi’s ‘Aida’

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CSO Radio: Daniel Barenboim conducts Smetana’s ‘Má vlast’

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In Vienna, Rudolf Buchbinder notes, ‘you breathe the air of this musicR...

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The rhythms of life propel James Stephenson’s world-premiere concerto

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Erina Yashima, the CSO’s Solti Conducting Apprentice, bids farewell

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Common embraces the challenge of performing with the CSO

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For Rudolf Buchbinder, it all begins with Beethoven

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Civic-minded: Celebrating Yo-Yo Ma’s tenure as creative consultant

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Stravinsky & The Joffrey Ballet, May & June 2019 (CSO)

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Muti discusses season’s end, including premieres and ‘Aida,’ o...

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Remembering Mira Zakai

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A toast to Spain by the CSO, Giancarlo Guerrero and Pablo Sáinz Villegas

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Latino Alliance welcomes guests Guerrero, Sáinz Villegas and Binelli

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Joffrey choreographer finds her ‘Bliss!’ — set to the music of Str...

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Riccardo Muti’s latest book, ‘My Journey Into Music,’ now avai...

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Opera remains the first love for conductor Simone Young

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Simone Young waves aside the subject of gender imbalance

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MusicNOW remains a transformative force for contemporary music

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For SCP Jazz concert, icon Jon Faddis presents a gathering of trumpets

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Dr. Lonnie Smith, still deep in the soul-jazz groove after 50 years

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Chicago pastor Smokie Norful calls his music ‘urban inspirational’

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CSO Radio: Robert Chen leads Mozart

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Emil de Cou believes movie scores help break down barriers in concert halls

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Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration, May 2019, (SCP Jazz)

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Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez, May 2019 (CSO)

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Embracing eclecticism: On baseball and programming

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Matthias Pintscher balances the roles of composer and conductor

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Hilary Hahn goes viral on Instagram with #100DaysOfPractice

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Giancarlo Guerrero recalls his childhood bond to the Chicago Symphony

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MusicNOW: Break Away, May 2019 (SCP)

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Roger Ebert on ‘The Prisoner of Azkaban’: Harry fights back

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Steven Reineke believes it’s time for classical music to celebrate hip-hop

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Hahn Plays Sibelius Violin Concerto, May 2019 (CSO)

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Remembering Mildred Brown, the Civic’s first female concertmaster

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’19-’20 SCP Jazz salutes icons Nat Cole, Miles Davis and Charlie Par...

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As composer and performer, Jessie Montgomery follows a dual path

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Evgeny Kissin, May 2019 (SCP)

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Civic Orchestra: Cerrone, Debussy and Schumann, May 2019 (Civic)

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Guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas lauds the ‘soul of the six strings’

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For latest projects, violinist Hilary Hahn finds herself in a Finnish mode

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Pictures from an Exhibition: Parent Guide

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Pictures from an Exhibition: Activities for the Car

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Pictures from an Exhibition: Short at Home Activities

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‘Two Wings’ chronicles the musical impact of the Great Migration

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Muti, Uchida & Mozart, May 2019 (CSO)

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For his latest recital disc, pianist Evgeny Kissin returns to Beethoven

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‘The Boy and the Violin’: Pre-Concert Parent Guide

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Plácido Domingo and Pablo Sáinz Villegas team up for ‘Volver’

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Negaunee Music Institute’s song projects help to forge a way forward

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Itzhak Perlman & Evgeny Kissin, May 2019 (SCP Chamber)

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Muti Conducts Pines of Rome, May 2019 (CSO Wheaton)

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Muti Conducts Pines of Rome, May 2019 (CSO)

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Sibelius’ Violin Concerto races to the finish with ‘a polonaise for ...

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CSO Radio: A CSO Resound Showcase

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CSO musicians and trustees agree to five-year contract

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Muti conducts Verdi’s Requiem at Easter Festival 2019 in Baden-Baden

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CSO Radio: Bernard Haitink and Paul Lewis

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Remembering Heather Harper

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The beat goes on, thanks to the CSO’s Percussion Scholarship Program

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‘Portrait in Four Movements’: Andrew Patner on a quartet of CSO maes...

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CSO Radio: Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Mahler 3

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Simon Trpčeski returns to Symphony Center, this time as a recitalist

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Riccardo Muti brings his Italian Opera Academy to Tokyo

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At 68, tabla master Zakir Hussain believes he’s only just begun

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Pianist Simon Trpčeski waves the flag for Macedonia, his homeland

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

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Philadelphia Orchestra appoints Erina Yashima as its assistant conductor

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Mitsuko Uchida regards Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 as pivotal

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For Jean-Yves Thibaudet, clothes definitely make the man

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Midori hews to a mission of bringing people together through music

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Whatever the program, Emanuel Ax prefers a chamber-music approach

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For pianist Emanuel Ax, the killer B remains Brahms

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Music in miniature: Glessner House exhibit salutes the CSO

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What’s in a name change? Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider explains

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Waters of March — Caetano Veloso’s bathtub suds and Carnaval showers

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Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider believes conducting enhances his violin performance

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French cellist Gautier Capuçon experiences another banner year

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Joyce DiDonato confesses that she ‘worships’ at the altar of Berlioz

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Mezzo mixes Baroque arias and American standards on ‘Songplay’

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CSO Radio: Manfred Honeck and Till Fellner

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Video: CSO by the Numbers

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Violinist Lisa Batiashvili credits her success to ‘hard, hard work’

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Georgian violinist keeps her homeland close to her heart

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Three star soloists — all friends — team up for chamber-music trio

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San Francisco Symphony, March 2019 (SCP Orchestra)

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All-Access concerts allow musicians to be creative in a different setting

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Why Fabien Gabel decided to trade the trumpet for the baton

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Messiaen’s ultimate act of faith: ‘Quartet for the End of Time’...

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Benjamin Grosvenor takes a multi-pronged approach to Chopin this season

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When it comes to pianos, Benjamin Grosvenor prefers to go local

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Maurizio Pollini returns to a great inspiration, the works of Chopin

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CSO Chamber: All-Access — The Wabash Avenue Music Collective, March 2019 (CSO ...

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‘Agnegram’ creates ‘a portrait of an indefatigably enthusiast...

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Scott Speck believes in making classical music accessible for all ages

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Christian Tetzlaff finds his comfort level improves with ‘time and experie...

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Libretto for ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’

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Osmo Vänskä happy to wave the flag for a fellow Finn, Jean Sibelius

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His legacy secure, Osmo Vänskä prepares to step down in Minnesota

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Composer-keyboardist Nils Frahm believes above all in improvisation

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Anne Sophie Mutter, March 2019 (SCP Chamber)

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John Relyea exults in the devilish charm of his operatic roles

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Remembering Michael Gielen

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Muti Conducts Beethoven & Wagner, March 2019 (CSO)

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Civic Community Concert, March 2019 (Civic Orchestra)

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Celebrating The Anti-Cruelty Society at 120

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Happy birthday, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa!

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Sebastian Currier lauds his artistic champion, Anne-Sophie Mutter

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Jazz vocalist José James salutes his longtime music hero, Bill Withers

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The Bad Plus continues to break down genre boundaries

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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain strums along with a zany spirit

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Beethoven Emperor Concerto, March 2019 (CSO at Wheaton)

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Happy birthday, Bernard Haitink!

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Gallery: Master classes and final concert in Naples

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Happy birthday, Florence Quivar!

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Gallery: Master classes and merriment in Naples

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Happy birthday, Bernard Rands!

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Gallery: First concert in Naples

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Beethoven Emperor Concerto, March 2019 (CSO)

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Gallery: Master classes and concert in Miami

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Remembering Sir André Previn

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Gallery: Master classes and first concert in West Palm Beach

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Cuban duo Rodríguez & Martinez focus on their contrasting experiences

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Nicholas Angelich ready to fulfill a longtime goal, his CSO debut

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Remembering Robert Rada

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Behzod Abduraimov, March 2019, (SCP Piano)

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Art Institute Chamber Series: Pioneering Artists, February 2019 (CSO Chamber at ...

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Jazz in the Key of Ellison, February 2019 (SCP Jazz)

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Beatrice Rana, February 2019 (SCP Piano)

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Complete itinerary of the CSO’s Florida Tour 2019

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The spirit of Buddha resides in the sound of the taiko

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For Beatrice Rana, the piano has always been her destiny

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The CSO and Muti serve as cultural ambassadors on their 2019 Asia Tour

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The Chieftains’ chief vows: ‘This is what Irish music will do for yo...

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Some fast facts about jazz and classical maestro Paquito D’Rivera

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

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Muti Conducts the Mozart Requiem, February 2019 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Renée Fleming!

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Anne-Sophie Mutter on Mozart and a few of her other favorite things

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Anne-Sophie Mutter among winners of this year’s Polar Music Prize

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Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky, February 2019 (CSO)

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Composer relishes his role as a beneficent pied piper of the piccolo

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CSO Radio: Neeme Järvi and Alisa Weilerstein

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Mason Bates’ opera ‘(R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ wins Grammy

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For the troupe’s drummers, Kodo also functions as a state of mind

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A ‘Midnight Ramble’ through the mind of James Baldwin

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North by Northwest, February 2019 (CSO at the Movies)

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Yo-Yo Ma x Ed Sheeran = ‘Spotify Singles’

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Deep jazz: Ralph Ellison’s words swing on the page

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Chinese New Year, February 2019 (SCP Specials)

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Sergei Rachmaninov and his Third Piano Concerto

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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, February 2019 (SCP Orchestras)

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Civitas Ensemble, February 2019 (All-Access Chamber)

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Gallery: Concluding concert in Tokyo

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Gallery: Tour finale in Osaka

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For his SCP debut, Uzbek pianist explores themes of love and death

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Gallery: Sightseeing and second Requiem in Tokyo

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Recalling the Fosse Ardeatine massacre as the CSO prepares for Schuman’s S...

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10 things to know about Kodo’s ‘Evolution’

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Gallery: Rehearsal and Verdi Requiem in Tokyo

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‘American in Paris’ conductor draws on opera training

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UChicago Premieres, February 2019 (Civic Orchestra)

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Joshua Redman Quartet – Anat Cohen Tentet, February 2019 (SCP Jazz)

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Gallery: Rehearsal and concert in Tokyo

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Happy birthday, Lynn Harrell!

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

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Artist debuts range from André de Ridder to Jonathan Stockhammer

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

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

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A Beethoven salute, world premieres and another Muti milestone

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Gallery: Travel to Japan and a free day in Tokyo

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

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CSO Radio: Christoph Eschenbach and David Fray

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Music scholar builds a case for the primacy of Stravinsky

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Why love Tchaikovsky? A music scholar counts the ways

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Instead of a career, Leonidas Kavakos pursues ‘artistic searching’

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Brahms’ Symphony No. 3: ‘Every movement a jewel’

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Conductor James Gaffigan loves bringing music to life

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For pianist Paul Lewis, Beethoven remains a musical touchstone

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Gallery: Sightseeing and second concert in Beijing

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Gallery: Sightseeing and first concert in Beijing

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Tolling the bells once again for Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie fantastique...

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Gallery: Master classes and second concert in Shanghai

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Video: Zen and the art of double reed maintenance

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Gallery: Travel to China and first concert in Shanghai

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Gallery: Rehearsal and second concert in Taipei

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

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Gallery: Rehearsal and first concert in Taipei

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Gallery: Free day in Taipei

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Lars Vogt, January 2019 (SCP Piano)

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Bernard Herrmann’s energetic score propels ‘North by Northwest’...

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Lars Vogt doubles as a conductor, but remains committed to the keyboard

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Oded Lev-Ari writes ‘Triple Helix’ for a kindred spirit, Anat Cohen

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Gallery: Travel to Taipei and master classes

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Roger Ebert on the charms of ‘An American in Paris’

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Building a case for the primacy of Igor Stravinsky

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Happy birthday, Marilyn Horne!

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How the Gershwins commanded the soundtrack of the American Century

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Honk if you love taxi horns! How the CSO is linked to a Gershwin totem

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Chicago’s connection to a signature work, Strauss’ ‘Ein Helden...

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Peking opera reigns as the unofficial national art form of China

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Tchaikovsky 4, January 2019 (Civic Orchestra)

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Making it all possible: CSO stage manager Kelly Kerins bids farewell

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

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CSO Radio: Marek Janowski conducts Beethoven and Wagner

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Complete itinerary of the CSO’s 2019 Asia Tour

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Pianist calls the Rach 3 ‘a beast of a piece’

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Pianist Simon Trpčeski waves the flag for his homeland, Macedonia

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Elgar Enigma Variations, January 2019 (CSO)

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Decades after his death, William Grant Still receives his moment in the sun

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Thomas Hampson stands tall as ‘Ambassador of American Song’

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Remembering Norman Schweikert

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CSO Radio: John Williams Returns

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Frances Glessner’s Hermit cookies

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Muti hailed for his December performances with the Vienna Philharmonic

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Britain’s Bramwell Tovey declares a passion for American music

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CSO Latino Alliance rings in the holiday season with ‘Noche Navideña̵...

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CSO Radio: Emmanuel Krivine, Isabelle Faust, and Paul Jacobs

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

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CSO Brass, December 2018 (SCP Specials)

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Handel Messiah, December 2018 (CSO, CSO Specials)

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Tilson Thomas Conducts Tchaikovsky 6, December 2018 (CSO)

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20th Century Innovators, December 2018 (Civic Orchestra)

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CSO’s Missy Mazzoli and SCP artists receive Grammy nominations

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Children’s concerts help to spark a lifelong appreciation of music

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How one chord builds to the astonishing power of ‘Bluebeard’s Castle...

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Tenor Nicholas Phan takes the message of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ to...

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Elgar and his circle of friends, immortalized in ‘Enigma’ Variations

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Happy birthday, Yvonne Minton!

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The Inextinguishable Symphony, December 2018 (CSO)

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Edward Gardner finds Nielsen work ‘completely intoxicating’

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Video: ‘The sound of a beautiful night out’

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CSO Radio: Matthias Pintscher conducts Debussy and Ravel

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Muti receives a 10-minute ovation for Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte̵...

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert, December 2018 (CSO Specia...

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A Chanticleer Christmas, December 2018 (SCP Specials)

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CSO Chamber: All-Access — Lincoln String Quartet, December 2018 (CSO Chamber)

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Cédric Tiberghien, December 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Available now on CSO Resound: ‘Riccardo Muti Conducts Italian Masterworks&...

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At the annual showcase of the CSO Brass, ‘there is an electricity’

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Conductor Matthew Halls never tires of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

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Liner notes for ‘Riccardo Muti Conducts Italian Masterworks’

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Muti returns to the Teatro di San Carlo for Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutt...

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Chen Leads All-Mozart, November 2018 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Barbara Hendricks!

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Conductor promises to make CSO holiday revue ‘Merry’ and bright

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Benedetti on Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2: It’s ‘straight out...

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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Parent Guide

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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Activities for the Car

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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Short At Home Activities

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Chanticleer music director lives by lessons of choral icon Robert Shaw

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Cédric Tiberghien reflects on the Great War in recital program

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Alsop and Mantovani delight at League’s Fall in Love With Music event

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New-music conductor Alan Pierson sounds the alarm for fun

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Riccardo Zanellato honored to join Muti for ‘Italian Masterworks’

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Vienna Boys Choir, November 2018 (SCP Specials)

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert, November 2018 (CSO At The Movies ...

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CSO principal flute declares it’s all about ‘the love for the sound&...

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Chicago’s Own, November 2018 (MusicNOW)

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Chanticleer’s music director shares his secret for holiday success

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At its annual concert, CSO Brass upholds a long tradition of excellence

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: After the War

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CSO Brass covers a wide musical swath for its annual holiday concert

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Bach Marathon, November 2018 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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CSO Radio: Remembering Frederick Stock

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Armistice Centennial: Toward a New Day, November 2018 (Art Institute of Chicago ...

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When it comes to the holidays, Symphony Center is the place to be

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Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, November 2018 (CSO at Wheaton)

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Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, November 2018 (CSO)

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Chanticleer appreciates its loyal audience in Chicago

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Denis Matsuev, November 2018 (SCP Piano)

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

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‘Riccardo Muti Conducts Italian Masterworks’ out next on CSO Resound

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Concertmaster Robert Chen does double duty for all-Mozart program

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Why the vastly underrated master Carl Nielsen is my role model

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: Chicago’s War Decade

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Opera-themed programs take a leading role at Symphony Center this season

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The No. 1 fan of the CSO Brass trumpets his passion: ‘It’s the sound...

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Muti Conducts the Verdi Requiem, November 2018 (CSO)

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‘The Ugly Duckling’: Pre-Concert Parent Guide

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: Star-Spangled Stock

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Russian pianist Denis Matsuev feels at home everywhere

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Before moving to the podium, Thomas Søndergård trained on the timpani

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Alisa Weilerstein calls Dvořák’s Cello Concerto ‘completely epic&#...

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

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Roger Ebert on ‘Chamber of Secrets’: It’s more than just simpl...

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Daniel Barenboim affirms his deep affection and bond to the CSO

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Barenboim Conducts West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, November 2018 (CSO)

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Czech Philharmonic, November 2018 (CSO)

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Barenboim Conducts Smetana Má vlast, November 2018 (CSO)

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Bernard Haitink and the CSO: A collaboration ‘not to miss’

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CSC’s Cheryl Frazes Hill muses on ‘Messiah’ and other choral m...

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: Americanizing the Orchestra

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Barenboim returns to a former home with ‘Má vlast’ (‘My Homel...

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Close encounters of the creative kind: Richard Kaufman and John Williams

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Bride of Frankenstein, October 2018 (CSO Special)

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Ebert on the sense of wonder evoked by ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

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Why should you love Tchaikovsky? A music scholar counts the ways

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich, October 2018 (SCP Piano)

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“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, October 2018 ...

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Institute to promote diversity through Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative

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Riccardo Muti receives the Praemium Imperiale, Japan’s top arts award

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Verdi’s Requiem, says soprano Vittoria Yeo, requests ‘peace for all ...

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Haitink Conducts Bruckner & Beethoven, October 2018 (CSO)

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: Patriotism Questioned

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John Hagstrom recalls how Marine Band training prepared him for CSO

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Music in a time of war: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra during WWI

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Orozco-Estrada muses about ‘the Latino soul’ of Mahler

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A violist offers an appreciation of Bruckner’s extraordinary music

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When two pianists unite as one, the result is twice the magic

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The Soweto Gospel Choir sings for the cause of social justice

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Quirks and Currents, October 2018 (MusicNOW)

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Mahler 6, October 2018 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: Before U.S. Involvement

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West-Eastern Divan soloists laud the ensemble’s special energy

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Perfectly ‘Frank’: The electrifying entrance of Boris Karloff

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

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Ebert hails the comic genius of Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein̵...

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Happy birthday, Gary Graffman!

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Trifonov Plays Prokofiev, October 2018 (CSO)

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada reflects on his emotional bond with Mahler

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Semyon Bychkov salutes the centennial of Czech independence

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Torn again: How James Whale and Franz Waxman made a monster score

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The CSO’s centennial season of concerts for children

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The CSOA Celebrates the Anniversary of Education and Engagement Initiative

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Happy birthday, Theodore Thomas!

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Beethoven remains a musical touchstone for pianist Paul Lewis

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Reginald R. Robinson salutes an early influence, James Reese Europe

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In Flanders Fields, October 2018 (SCP Special)

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music 803, October 2018 (CSO All-Access Chamber)

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Marin Alsop on her relationship with the CSO

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Marin Alsop on Mantovani’s ‘Threnos’

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace: The Great War

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Remembering Montserrat Caballé

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The CSO presents a showcase of 20th-century American music

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Former subscriber receives a CSO birthday ‘Wish of a Lifetime’

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Mahler 3, October 2018 (CSO)

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Jerusalem Quartet, October 2018 (SCP Chamber)

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Symphony Ball, October 2018 (CSO Special)

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Muti Conducts Beethoven & Brahms, October 2018 (CSO)

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Civic Orchestra Brass, October 2018 (Civic Orchestra)

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Ebert on ‘Bride of Frankenstein’: a sly work disguised in trappings ...

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‘The President’s Own’ band prepares Chicago touches for its co...

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Challenging Conventions, September 2018 (Art Institute Chamber Series)

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The cello of choice for Alisa Weilerstein

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A Time for Reflection—A Message of Peace

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With wry remarks, Madame Shostakovich sizes up an American crowd

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Kelley O’Connor embarks on a ‘full journey of Mahler’ in Symph...

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Kelley O’Connor takes up the torch for ‘Neruda Songs’

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Muti Conducts Sheherazade, September 2018 (CSO)

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Irina Shostakovich to attend CSO and Muti performance of ‘Babi Yar’

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Beethoven’s piano concertos represent ‘an incredible level of virtuo...

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Hail to the chiefs: Five facts about ‘President’s Own’ U.S. Ma...

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Riccardo Muti, the Maestro among maestros: 50 years and counting

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Pianists Stefanovich and Aimard, ‘reflecting the time we live in’

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Muti Conducts Shostakovich Babi Yar, September 2018 (CSO)

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Concert for Chicago, September 2018 (CSO Special)

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Superstar Pinchas Zukerman believes in the collaborative process

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Ahead of season opener, Riccardo Muti interviewed on WDCB-FM

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Ahmad Jamal remains defined by his early experience in Chicago

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Details released for this season’s All-Access Chamber Music lineup

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Yevtushenko on ‘Babi Yar,’ Shostakovich and the birth of a symphony

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Russian bass Alexey Tikhomirov considers Muti an ‘artistic father’

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Missy Mazzoli’s first MusicNOW season to showcase three U.S. premieres

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Remembering Rubén D’Artagnan González

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What is Babi Yar?

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WATCH: Yo-Yo Ma discusses arts in education

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WATCH: CSO connects in classrooms

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Along with music, ‘Threnos’ composer has another devotion

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‘Threnos’ composer Bruno Mantovani favors the concept of synthesis

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Civic Orchestra releases additional details of its centennial season

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Missy Mazzoli calls MusicNOW curating role a ‘perfect fit’

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Remembering Inge Borkh

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Remembering James Mallinson

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

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Happy birthday, Leonard Bernstein!

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How the aftermath of World War I influenced the music of a generation

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Muti and Vienna Philharmonic honored for ’18 New Year’s Concert disc

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Riccardo Muti triumphs once again at the Salzburg Festival

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Ryan Center alumna J’Nai Bridges connects with the moment

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Happy birthday, Kathleen Battle!

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Single tickets available Aug. 10 for all CSO/SCP concerts

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Theodore Thomas and his Orchestra in the 1870s

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Complete schedule of concerts for a Season of Peace

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CSO to observe centennial of 1918 Armistice with special programming

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Riccardo Muti leads the ultimate opera master class at Ravenna

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Williams’ score for ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ pays homage to c...

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Kim Novak on ‘Vertigo,’ Hitchcock and her farewell to Hollywood

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Marin Alsop reflects on her creative bond with longtime mentor Bernstein

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The Williams/Spielberg creative partnership remains a match of the titans

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Remembering Ruggiero Ricci

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Pianist Simon Trpčeski takes hold of his music’s roots

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Leonard Bernstein’s neglected 1971 opus finally achieves critical mass

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If you need a little Christmas right now, Symphony Center is the place

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CSOA appoints Sheila Jones as its Director of Community Stewardship

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An enigma: How did Elgar manuscript turn on up ‘Antiques Roadshow’?

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James Conlon returns to one of his favorite summer venues — Ravinia

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Jazz pianist Makoto Ozone believes in making the classics swing

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Pianist Igor Levit believes in speaking out and standing up for a cause

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Riccardo Muti receives Japan’s Praemium Imperiale

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Ken-David Masur takes an unconventional path to the podium

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Muti brings a message of unity to Roads of Friendship concerts

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On 50th anniversary of his debut, Muti leads ‘Macbeth’ at Maggio Mus...

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Remembering Oliver Knussen

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Broadway star Audra McDonald believes in a simple motto: ‘Sing Happy’...

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On his latest disc, violinist Joshua Bell offers a double dose of Bruch

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Riccardo Muti to lead Roads of Friendship concerts in Kiev and Ravenna

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Marin Alsop leads a multi-season salute to mentor Leonard Bernstein

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Inon Barnatan lauds Tchaikovsky’s often-trivialized First Piano Concerto

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Marin Alsop and Vasily Petrenko recall early experiences of Beethoven

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Curtis grad William Welter appointed as CSO principal oboe

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Missy Mazzoli named as the CSO’s next Mead Composer-in-Residence

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Russian tenor Dmitry Korchak triumphs on both sides of the podium

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Eric Owens’ life-changing advice: ‘You might consider voice lessons&...

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At 60, RCA Victor’s Living Stereo imprint still going strong

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Remembering Gennady Rozhdestvensky

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In a ‘Melancholy’ mood: John Bruce Yeh lauds works of James Stephens...

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Muti Conducts Rossini Stabat Mater, June 2018 (CSO)

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‘The Useless Precaution’: Fun facts you might not know about Rossini

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Happy birthday, Gwynne Howell!

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Details released for Civic’s 100th season; Yo-Yo Ma extends contract

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Music lifts spirits and hopes for a better future at the Concert for Peace

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Rush Hour Concerts offer ‘great music for busy lives’

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

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Dalton and Ionescu honored at the annual CSO musicians’ luncheon

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Muti & Yo-Yo Ma, June 2018 (CSO)

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Martin Helmchen feels most at home in the Austro-German repertoire

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Martin Helmchen, June 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Lincoln Quartet, June 2018 (CSO Chamber at the Art Institute of Chicago)

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Classical and Baroque Treasures, June 2018 (CSO)

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

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On the Road with the Chicago Orchestra, part 2

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Holst’s The Planets, June 2018 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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Roderick Cox wins the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award

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Janowski Conducts Wagner & Beethoven 4, May-June 2018 (CSO)

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Avi Avital on a mission to bring the mandolin into the modern age

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CSO connects to classrooms through science-inspired musical projects

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On the road with the Chicago Orchestra, part 1

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CSO Radio: David Afkham and Emanuel Ax

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Marek Janowski anticipates his downtown debut with the CSO

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Marek Janowski considers himself a Wagnerian by circumstance

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Salonen & Uchida, May 2018 (CSO)

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Marc-André Hamelin, May 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Dee Dee Bridgewater pays homage to her roots with ‘Memphis’

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Richard Gray, 1928-2018

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Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts, May 2018 (MusicNOW)

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CSO Chamber: All Access — Meridian String Quartet, May 2018 (CSO Chamber)

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What is a flautino?

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Haydn2032 aims to raise the profile of the Father of the Symphony

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For conductor Giovanni Antonini, it all began with the recorder

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Riccardo Muti honored with a tribute on France Musique

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Father Pfleger calls the Concert for Peace ‘a powerful healing force’...

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CPS music educator reflects on his path to teaching, building a community

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Muti reaches ‘Himalayan heights’ Down Under

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Yefim Bronfman, May 2018 (SCP Piano)

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The League salutes Chicago Symphony Chorus on its 60th anniversary

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Drummer Sánchez began with another percussion instrument: the piano

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Amid her Schubert survey, Mitsuko Uchida returns for a bit of Bartók

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Salonen Conducts Mahler 9, May 2018 (CSO)

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Ebert on ‘Star Wars’: From a galaxy far, far away comes genius

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CSO Radio: Charles Dutoit and Truls Mørk

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For his first solo disc in a decade, Evgeny Kissin returns to Beethoven

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Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 in D Major

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Music in Our Schools Month: John Hagstrom

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Yefim Bronfman: I play because ‘I am a naturally curious person’

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CSO Radio: Fabio Biondi and Vivica Genaux

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Evgeny Kissin, May 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony, May 2018 (CSO)

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All-Access — Chicago Loop Quintet, May 2018 (CSO Chamber)

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A socially conscious Terence Blanchard makes music his megaphone

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French maestro Emmanuel Krivine advises young conductors to go West

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Semyon Bychkov on the ‘Manfred’ Symphony, ‘an opera without wo...

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Meet the Musicians: Debra Wilder, alto

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Strauss & Tchaikovsky, April 2018 (Civic Orchestra)

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Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony & Bruch Concerto for Two Pianos, May 2018 (CSO...

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The Firebird: Activities for the Car

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The Firebird: Short At Home Activities

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The Firebird: Parent Guide

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Icons front and center for the 25th anniversary season of SCP Jazz

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Double debuts: Isabelle Faust and the Schumann Violin Concerto

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African-American Network recital celebrates the piano music of Haiti

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The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

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CSO Radio: John Storgårds and Gil Shaham

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John Williams Returns, April 2018 (CSO, CSO Specials, CSO Movies)

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Maurizio Pollini, April 2018 (SCP Piano)

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National Alliance launched to foster diversity in U.S. orchestras

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Adams & Ogonek close residency with two premieres for MusicNOW

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Michael Henoch and Dempster ensemble to celebrate Pierre Boulez

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Maurizio Pollini lauds the ‘extraordinary modernity’ of late Debussy

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Max Raabe, still wild about the music of the Weimar era

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Principal harp Sarah Bullen serves as ‘an ambassador for the instrument...

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Riccardo Muti interviewed on WDCB’s ‘Arts Section’ this Sunday

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Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky & Debussy, April 2018 (CSO)

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His farewell to life: Mahler’s last symphony, the Ninth

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Jennifer Higdon wins 2018 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

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The Labèques champion a rarity, Bruch’s Concerto for Two Pianos

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Evgeny Kissin & The Emerson String Quartet, April 2018 (SCP Chamber)

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Kittel Quartet at Kenwood Academy, April 2018 (CSO Chamber All Access)

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Annual impact of Loop arts totals $2.25 billion, new study reveals

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Copland’s ‘Lincoln Portrait’

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After five years, Emerson cellist embraces his ‘new guy’ status

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Muti, Dvořák New World Symphony & Copland Lincoln Portrait, April 2018 (C...

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The unsung legacies of composers Margaret Bonds and Florence Price

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The CSO, CSC and Matthias Pintscher in Ravel’s remarkable ‘Daphnis&#...

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Beethoven and Rachmaninov, April 2018 (Civic Orchestra of Chicago)

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Erina Yashima to remain Solti Apprentice for another season

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Chicago Pro Musica: The Sacred and The Divine, April 2018 (CSO Chamber at the Ar...

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CSO announces complete cast of Verdi’s ‘Aida’ with Muti

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Semyon Bychkov hails ‘beloved friend’ via the Tchaikovsky Project

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Music in Our Schools Month: Li-Kuo Chang

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Music in Our Schools Month: Emma Gerstein

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Emanuel Ax, April 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Ravel Daphnis and Chloe & Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, April 2018 (CSO...

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The five essentials for making two pianists merge as one

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Copland’s ‘Portrait’ leads list of works inspired by Lincoln

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Max Raabe shares a playlist of some of his favorite songs

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MusicNOW: Amy Beth Kirsten: Savior, March 2018 (MusicNOW)

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How Joan of Arc lives on in music and movies

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Happy birthday, Byron Janis!

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CSO Latino Alliance welcomes bass Nahuel di Pierro

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Civic Orchestra Community Concert, March 2018 (Civic)

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When it comes to recitals, pianist Emanuel Ax aims for variety

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Nagano Conducts Bernstein, Wagner & Schumann, March 2018 (CSO)

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Ax and Ma find a new collaborator in Leonidas Kavakos

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Jazz hybrid Crosscurrents represents ‘improvisation at its best’

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When Ravel, sans shoes, stopped the show with the CSO

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With his mastery of Latin styles, Diego El Cigala remains ‘Indestructible&...

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Remembering Irwin Hoffman

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Kent Nagano recalls his friend and mentor, Leonard Bernstein

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Chicago Symphony Chorus Grammy Awards

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The CSO’s Sheila Jones receives Women’s History Month honors

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Happy birthday, Christa Ludwig!

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Muti Conducts Schubert Mass In E-Flat Major, March 2018 (CSO)

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The ‘first’ Chicago Symphony Chorus

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Pianist Boris Berezovsky ready to relaunch himself in the United States

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For ’18 Ravinia residency, CSO to be led by Dudamel, Alsop, Conlon

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Edwin Outwater likes the CSO’s ‘go big’ approach to family con...

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Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi, March 2018 (SCP Chamber)

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Muti, Chen & Mozart, March 2018 (CSO at Wheaton)

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The founding of the Chicago Symphony Chorus

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet on Ravel’s works for piano: ‘Every piece is perf...

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Meet the Musicians: Sarah Ponder, alto

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The Emerson String Quartet teams with its most stellar partner yet

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Life of Joan of Arc inspires Amy Beth Kirsten’s world premiere ‘Savi...

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For Kent Nagano, the path to the podium started with a children’s choir

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Meet the Musicians: Michael Brown, baritone

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Meet the Musicians: Don Horisberger, associate conductor

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Violinist Gil Shaham always happy to return to Symphony Center

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Muti, Chen & Mozart, March 2018 (CSO)

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Before the CSO’s concert on March 22, order a poem to enjoy forever

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Meet the Musicians: Evan Bravos, bass

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Meet the Musicians: Diane Busko Bryks, alto

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Meet the Musicians: Lee Lichamer, bass

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Meet the Musicians: Alicia Monastero Akers, soprano

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Elizabeth DeShong anticipates a ‘homecoming’ with the CSO

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Happy birthday to Maestro Bernard Haitink

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Jesús López-Cobos, 1940-2018

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Debussy ‘La mer’ and Kavakos Performs Shostakovich Violin Concerto N...

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Meet the Musicians: Jeff Duke, tenor

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Meet the Musicians: David Govertsen, bass

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Meet the Musicians: Amanda Compton LoPresti, soprano

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Music in Our Schools Month: Connecting to Compassion

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Violinist Leonidas Kavakos pursues a quest of ‘artistic searching’

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China Rises, March 2018 (CSO Chamber at Art Institute of Chicago)

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Pink Martini’s method for musical success: shaken, never stirred

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CSO, Eschenbach and Fray delight in Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2

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Beethoven Eroica Symphony, March 2018 (CSO)

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For pianist Bill Charlap and his trio, the standards remain eternal

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Let’s Explore: Short At Home Activities

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Let’s Explore: Parent Guide

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Let’s Explore: Activities for the Car

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‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’: Pre-Concert Parent Guide

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‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’: Post-Concert Parent Guide

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

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Brahms Symphony No. 2, February 2018 (Civic Orchestra)

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Ax – Kavakos – Ma, February 2018 (SCP Chamber)

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‘Stone Soup’ on tour: ‘Music is something you can do!’

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Gallery: Second concert in Chapel Hill

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Gallery: First concert in Chapel Hill

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CSO cellist Brant Taylor raises a toast to Pink Martini

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Chucho Valdés & Gonzalo Rubalcaba, masters of Afro-Cuban jazz

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Gallery: Second concert in West Palm Beach

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Happy birthday, John Corigliano!

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Chopin & Mendelssohn, February 2018 (CSO)

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For Gil Shaham, when it comes to encores, expect the unexpected

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Gallery: First concert in West Palm Beach

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Reconsidering the legacy of Haydn, ‘The Father of the Symphony’

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Max Raimi recalls how images from Lisel Mueller’s poetry ‘haunted me...

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All Access Chamber: Music 803, February 2018 (CSO Chamber)

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Chinese New Year, February 2018 (SCP Special)

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Feelings of pride and joy well up as the CSO performs in Naples

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Gallery: Travel to Florida and first concert in Naples

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Members of Pink Martini believe in being musical citizens of the world

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At Carnegie Hall, the CSO serves a veritable banquet of musical entrées

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Mitsuko Uchida, February 2018 (SCP Piano)

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Gallery: Second concert at Carnegie Hall

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How Wagner’s ‘Tannhäuser’ helped to spark a Merrie Melodie

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Gallery: First concert at Carnegie Hall

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

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At the Kennedy Center, the CSO and Muti launch tour with a bang

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Riccardo Muti to be interviewed on WDCB’s ‘The Arts Section’

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Gallery: Concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Two generations, one sound: the artistry of Rubalcaba & Valdés

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Remembering John Mahoney

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High spirits after the world premiere of a Low Brass Concerto

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Remembering Alan Stout

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The classical music connections to the Year of the Dog

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For pianist David Fray, second comes with its own rewards

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Cécile McLorin Salvant hailed as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ talent

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Pianists Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba play as one for Trance

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Riccardo Muti to remain CSO music director until 2021-22

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Two requiems, along with Verdi’s ‘Aida,’ cap Muti residencies

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A season of firsts and debuts at Symphony Center in 2018-19

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Three pillars anchor the CSO’s programming for next season

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Symphony Center Presents brings the world’s greatest artists to Chicago

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Barenboim and Haitink lead off list of returning maestros and guest artists

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Jennifer Higdon, Manfred Honeck and David Frost win Grammys

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CSO soloists predict success for Jennifer Higdon’s Low Brass Concerto

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Muti, Britten & Higdon Low Brass Concerto, February 2018 (CSO)

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Emmanuel Krivine returns to the CSO podium in March

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Jennifer Higdon wins ’18-19 Eddie Medora King Award for composition

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French Forms and Fragments, January 2018 (CSO Chamber at the Art Institute of Ch...

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Minnesota Orchestra, January 2018 (SCP Orchestra)

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Gregory Hughes illuminates ‘The Craft of Conducting’ for League memb...

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Latino Alliance welcomes Rafael Payare and Mihaela Ionescu

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Honeck Conducts Mahler 5, January 2018 (CSO Main & CSO at Wheaton)

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Mahler Symphony No. 1, January 2018 (Civic Orchestra)

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Rafael Payare and the CSO mambo in Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances

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‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ January 2018 (CSO Movies & CSO Spe...

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Jennifer Higdon confesses the CSO’s brass sound is ‘engrained in my ...

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Inon Barnatan begins the New Year with Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1

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Mitsuko Uchida immerses herself in Schubert sonatas this season

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Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra

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For winter tour, Muti & CSO head to East Coast, Florida and North Carolina

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Bernstein West Side Story, January 2018 (CSO)

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For pianist Till Fellner, it’s mostly Mozart and his brethren

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

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The music of trumpeter Amir ElSaffar lives in two worlds

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Harmony and friendship provide essence of Adventures in Music Series

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Strains of the sea flow throughout the CSO’s 2017-18 season

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Muti begins the New Year with a triumph in Vienna

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Out Jan. 5: Sony releases 2018 New Year’s Concert with Muti & Vienna Phil

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Jazz drummer Mike Reed powers through pain to create ‘Flesh & Bone...

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CSO Radio: Juraj Valčuha and Christian Tetzlaff

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John Beasley salutes as well as recasts the music of Thelonious Monk

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Pianist Igor Levit wins the 2018 Gilmore Artist Award

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For new concerto, Jennifer Higdon aims to capture beauty of the brass

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The CSO’s Keith Buncke feels he was born to play the bassoon

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Muti aims to evoke ‘smiles and tears’ in Vienna New Year’s concert

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Beyond the Score: Edward Elgar’s ‘Enigma’ Variations

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The dual role of conductor and soloist delights Nikolaj Znaider

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A night to remember, with the CSO, van Zweden and Kozhukhin

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John Beasley on Thelonious Monk: ‘It’s genius music’

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass, December 2017 (SCP Special)

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Shostakovich 5 & Beethoven Violin Concerto, December 2017 (CSO)

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Farewell to Willie Pickens, dean of Chicago jazz pianists

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Manfred Honeck does double duty this season with the CSO

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Wagner’s ‘Lohengrin’

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Counting down the songs of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

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In Japan, Beethoven’s Ninth heralds the holiday season

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Nikolaj Znaider a veteran of undertaking a ‘mission impossible’

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Ebert on ‘Singin’ in the Rain’: an original and transcendent e...

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Annual CSO Brass concert salutes the section’s distinguished legacy

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Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky, December 2017 (CSO)

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For ‘Merry’ conductor Emil de Cou, Christmas starts in July

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Happy birthday, New York Philharmonic!

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Pianist Till Fellner loves modern music but always is up for Mozart

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For the CSO’s live-to-picture concerts, ‘it’s all in the prepa...

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Meet the Musicians: Amy Pickering, mezzo-soprano

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Meet the Musicians: Bill McMurray, baritone

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Dvorak 5 & Barber Cello Concerto, December 2017 (CSO)

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CSO Radio: Susanna Mälkki and Branford Marsalis

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Gil Shaham remembers Fred Spector and his 1733 Bergonzi violin

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Jean Sibelius, hero of music lovers, as well as of an entire nation

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Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra eager for their Chicago return

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Hear the CSO and Shaham in Mendelssohn’s revolutionary Violin Concerto

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A Chanticleer Christmas, December 2017 (SCP Specials)

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Kaufman on ‘Home Alone’: ‘Music creates the film’s uplif...

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What’s in a name? For Chanticleer, it’s something to crow about

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Lady Solti and James Gaffigan delight ‘Fall in Love With Music’ patr...

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SCP/CSO guest artists are among this year’s Grammy nominees

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Five fast facts about ‘Home Alone’

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Remembering Dmitri Hvorostovsky

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Shaham Performs Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

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CSO Chamber: All-Access — The Wesley Chamber Players

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In repertoire choices, cellist Alisa Weilerstein prefers variety

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Sounds of the season: The top 10 Christmas songs

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Friends in Harmony: Parent Guide

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Friends in Harmony: Activities for the Car

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Friends in Harmony: Short At-Home Activities

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How a youth concert started conductor Thomas Wilkins on his career path

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Harry Potter, November 2017 (CSO Movies, CSO Specials)

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Vienna Boys Choir, November 2017 (SCP Specials)

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Muti and the CSO bring ‘a message of love and beauty’ to Lane Tech

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Jaap van Zweden wishes for Wagner and gets a bit of ‘Lohengrin’

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Happy birthday!

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A bounty of new releases featuring Riccardo Muti now available

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San Francisco-based Chanticleer finds a loyal audience in Chicago

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Lucas Debargue, November 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Lane Tech Community Concert, November 2017 (CSO Special)

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Recordings, part 4

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Muti, Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 & Gerstein, November 2017 (CSO)

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MusicNOW: Vijay Iyer: A Portrait, November 2017 (MusicNOW)

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Russian Revolutions, November 2017 (CSO Chamber at the Art Institute of Chicago)

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After the Tchaikovsky Competition, Lucas Debargue never looked back

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CSO Radio: Manfred Honeck, Regula Mühlemann, and Paul Lewis

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The music of his Russian homeland enchants Denis Kozhukhin

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‘Home Alone’ remains the holiday film that keeps on giving

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Broadway star Ashley Brown loves the sounds of the season

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: International tours, part 4

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Kirill Gerstein’s ties to Thomas Adès lead to a new piano concerto

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Six ways of making the season bright, at Symphony Center and beyond

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Kirill Gerstein excited about his ‘doubleheader’ with Muti and CSO

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‘Stone Soup’: Pre-Concert Parent’s Guide

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Recordings, Part 3

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‘Stone Soup’: Post-Concert Parent’s Guide

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How a once-lost Stradivarius found its way to Joshua Bell

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For French pianist Lucas Debargue, ‘it’s all about intensity’

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Overture Council members get involved with other volunteer groups

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Joshua Bell, November 2017 (SCP Chamber)

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Honeck Conducts Schubert 9, November 2017 (CSO at Wheaton)

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Honeck Conducts Schubert 9, November 2017 (CSO)

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Roger Ebert on ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’: A world with its own magica...

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: World and U.S. premieres

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At 75, jazz icon Jack DeJohnette continues to ‘be in the moment’

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CSOA reports strong sales and attendance at its 2017 annual meeting

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Mariinsky Orchestra, November (SCP Orchestra)

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Recordings, part 2

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For composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, music serves as ‘a healing process’

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Masters of a dual role: conductors at the keyboard

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: International tours, part 3

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Chicago’s connection to Strauss’ ‘Ein Heldenleben’

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For his CSO debut, John Storgårds conducts works of fellow Scandinavians

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Arabella Steinbacher calls Berg’s Violin Concerto ‘special and very ...

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CSO Chamber All-Access — Tononi Ensemble, October (CSO Chamber)

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Bach, Haydn & Schiff Plays Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1, November 2017 (C...

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Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith merge as one on ‘A Cosmic Rhythm’

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The CSO returns for its second season at Wheaton College

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Gallery: Valery Gergiev, Denis Matsuev and the Mariinsky Orchestra

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Chamber music

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In Berkeley, Muti and the CSO affirm their mission is more than just music

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Matsuev insists Prokofiev’s 2nd takes ‘1st place among all piano con...

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Critics declare the CSO and Muti’s West Coast tour a triumph

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Gallery: Debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

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China NCPA Orchestra, October 2017 (SCP Special)

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Sir András Schiff’s Juilliard master class now available online

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Los Angeles audience hails Muti and the CSO as conquering heroes

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: International tours, part 2

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Gallery: Master classes and concert in Santa Barbara

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Gallery: Concert in Palm Desert

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JLCO musicians, Jon Batiste present master classes at local high schools

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Gallery: Concert in San Diego and a special birthday

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Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances & Bernstein, October 2017 (CSO)

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It’s in the stars: An asteroid is named for Riccardo Muti

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Irma Thomas counts her career longevity to ‘being blessed’

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: Recordings, part 1

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Mason Bates named Composer of the Year by Musical America

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András Schiff’s new disc focuses on three Bs: Bach, Beethoven and Busoni

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Gallery: Concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa

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Gallery: Second and third concerts in Berkeley

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Media coverage of the CSO’s 2017 U.S. Fall Tour

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In Berkeley, Muti dedicates encore to victims of California wildfires

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75: International tours, part 1

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Gallery: Travel to California and the first concert in Berkeley

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Muti emphasizes ‘the orchestra is the cultural ambassador of a city’

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Daniel Barenboim @ 75

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Piotr Anderszewski, October 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Gaffigan on Bernstein: ‘The man is almost as fascinating as his music̵...

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Gallery: First stop, Kansas City, for master classes and the opening concert

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Advance praise as the CSO embarks on its 2017 fall tour

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Students give high marks to the CSO’s College Nights and special discounts

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All-Access gives CSO musicians a chance to be creative in a different setting

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Happy birthday, Maestro!

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The CSO’s 2017 fall tour features premieres and venue debuts

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Five moments to anticipate in the CSO broadcast of Verdi’s ‘Falstaff...

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Ludovico Einaudi’s credo: ‘I trust what I do and I follow my heart&#...

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Samuel Barber’s concertos find their way into the standard repertoire

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Pianist describes Janáček’s ‘Overgrown Path’ as ‘intimate ...

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Happy birthday, Symphony Center!

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With music and festive spirits, Symphony Ball raises $1.4 million

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James Gaffigan, meet Jim Gaffigan

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Louis Lortie, October 2017 (SCP Piano)

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New Worlds: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends, October 2017 (SCP Special)

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Pipa virtuoso Wu Man explains five facts about the instrument

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A midsummer night’s dream reception for newlyweds Katie & Peter

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Herbie Hancock calls curiosity ‘his basic nature’ and guiding force

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Ogonek’s ‘All These Lighted Things’ is about ‘orchestra ...

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MusicNOW @ 20, October 2017 (MusicNOW)

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Sacred Masterworks by Poulenc and Gounod, October 2017 (CSO)

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Louis Lortie on Liszt’s ‘music of the future,’ his ‘Ann...

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Meet the 2017/18 Civic Fellows

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At 20, MusicNOW remains a transformative force for new music

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Muti brings his mission of hope once again to Warrenville

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Muti and the CSO to perform community concert at Lane Tech

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Muti Conducts Bruckner 4, September-October 2017 (CSO)

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Louis Lortie shares his tips for dealing with the rigors of the road

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Ogonek’s ‘All These Lighted Things’ evokes ‘overwhelming...

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Lo mejor de Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán

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Muti, Tchaikovsky & Mutter, September 2017 (CSO)

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Symphony Ball, September 2017 (CSO Special)

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Latino Alliance’s motto: ‘Classical music is the heritage of all of ...

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For students of this Chicago teacher, music is ‘the great equalizer’

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Arts education leads music teacher to personal and professional success

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So, you want to be an intern?

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Chorus member, a teaching artist, insists music ‘is like my heartbeat̵...

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Principal Mira Weber recalls the personal impact of arts education

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Ingenuity: Your best budget decision in 1 minute

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Anne-Sophie Mutter on the majesty of Mozart

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Chicago Symphony Chorus celebrates its 60th anniversary

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns for three concerts in October

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Conductor James Gaffigan goes for a triple play in Chicago

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Mimi Duginger, CSOA League president, recalls role as a music educator

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CSO’s Dan Armstrong promotes the role of music in the classroom

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Orchestras Support In-School Music Education

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A postcard from the Italian Opera Academy in Ravenna

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Remembering Sir Georg Solti

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Two of the ‘Big Five’ violin concertos set for the CSO’s 2017-...

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For soprano Sandrine Piau, her love of music began with the harp

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When Sandrine Piau sings Poulenc’s ‘Gloria,’ ‘it’s...

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MusicNOW announces details of opening concert Oct. 2 and full season

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Vijay Iyer Sextet makes music for social change on ‘Far From Over’

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WFMT to broadcast Salzburg Festival’s ‘Aida’ with Riccardo Mut...

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Five fast facts about Charles Gounod

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Music for a solar eclipse, CSO style

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Sir Georg Solti + CSO = 108

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‘Our Maud Powell’

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Remembering Rudolph Nashan

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Single tickets available Aug. 11 for all CSO/SCP concerts

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Muti leads all-star cast in ‘Aida’ at Salzburg

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Re-unveiling the Chicago Picasso

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The CSO programs a bonanza of ballet music in 2017-18 season

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How Ira Gershwin brought effortless composure to songwriting

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Genesis in Haydn: A new ‘Creation’ from a classic creator

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Soprano Nadine Sierra points to Freni and Callas as her opera idols

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Happy birthday, Maestro Muti!

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Truth marches on as Jon Batiste interprets ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic...

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Soul on ice: Ludovico Einaudi performs ‘Elegy for the Arctic’

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Three music icons from New Orleans, together for one night

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One orchestra to lead them all: The CSO takes on ‘LOTR’ trilogy

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Rising young violinist Ray Chen makes the internet his stage

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Mason Bates’ ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ bows in Santa Fe

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A tale of two cities and one transformative conductor, Michael Stern

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Miguel Harth-Bedoya starts an online resource for Latin orchestral music

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Herbie Hancock calls ‘Valerian’ ‘the most far-out sci-fi exper...

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Happy birthday, Michael Gielen!

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Anatomy of a substitution: How a conductor got the call from Ravinia

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A force of nature: Krzysztof Urbański owes his U.S. break to a volcano

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Did you know?: A Christmas in July fun fact

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Conductor Steven Reineke makes it his mission to promote pops

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After Tehran concert, Muti observes ‘music … can do more than diplomats&...

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James Galway salutes Henry Mancini, his pied piper pal, at Ravinia

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‘Bright Mansions’ concert celebrates Roland Carter, ‘Dean of C...

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Edward Gardner eager to make his long-anticipated CSO debut

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Happy birthday, Herbert Blomstedt!

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The CSOA announces volunteer leadership appointments

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MusicNOW celebrates its 20th season in 2017-18

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In historic concerts, Muti uses music to bridge two civilizations

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One nation, under Jean: How Sibelius gave voice to music of Finland

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Kent Nagano in harmony with the music of John Adams

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Podium premieres: Three conductors to make CSO debuts at Ravinia

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Longtime colleagues Yuja Wang and Lionel Bringuier reunite at Ravinia

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Remembering Amelia Earhart

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Nikolai Lugansky cites his favorite pianists, including Rachmaninov

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The CSO Latino Alliance presents its first Musical Solstice

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Susanna Mälkki pairs works by Sibelius & Beethoven for her Ravinia return

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Yo-Yo Ma expresses pride of place: ‘It’s about people’

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French conductor Lionel Bringuier feels ‘very close to this country’

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The spaces and amenities of Symphony Center

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Pixel perfect: The Virtual Orchestra allows listeners to become part of the musi...

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Verdi’s revolution: The idea of music as a political force

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The CSO makes big plans for the League of American Orchestras conference

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Riccardo Muti remembers Philip Gossett as ‘a blessing for conductors’...

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Muti Conducts Italian Opera Masterworks, June 2017 (CSO)

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Boito’s Mefistofele

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Branford Marsalis in ‘Escapades’ from ‘Catch Me If You CanR...

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‘I remember Tommy’: the CSO’s Gene Pokorny on his ‘Jaws&...

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Richard Kaufman puts ‘Jaws’ at the top of a list of ‘perfect&#...

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Melinda Wagner returns to Chicago with ‘Proceed, Moon’

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Harmony resounds throughout St. Sabina at the Concert for Peace

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The Celestial and Cinematic: Featuring Branford Marsalis in music by John Willia...

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Totally jawsome! Seven of the toothiest sharks in popular culture

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Two notes that changed the film world: John Williams’ theme for ‘Jaw...

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CSO Latino Alliance welcomes special guests to its season-closing event

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Italian bass Riccardo Zanellato sings the praises of a certain maestro

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Five facts you might not know about piano virtuoso Paul Lewis

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Susanna Mälkki caps off a year of triumphs with a return to the CSO

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Father Pfleger looks to the CSO’s Concert for Peace as a unifying force

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Thoroughly Modern: Oberon Ensemble, June 2017 (CSO Chamber at Art Institute of C...

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All Access — Lincoln String Quartet, June 2017 (CSO Chamber)

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Kirill Gerstein, June 2017 (SCP Piano)

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CSO Performs All-Mozart Program, June 2017 (CSO)

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Remembering Fred Spector

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Manfred Honeck conveys the challenges of performing Mozart

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Mues, Synnestvedt and Vernon saluted at annual CSO Musicians’ Luncheon

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Tickets for special concerts, including Bill Murray, on sale June 1

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Civic Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique, June 2017 (Civic)

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Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Suite and Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1, June 2017...

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Chicago native Emma Gerstein named as the CSO’s second flute

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Jason Moran revisits the works of Charles Mingus for ‘New Fables’

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What to anticipate when Maurizio Pollini returns to Symphony Center

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Maurizio Pollini, May 2017 (SCP Piano)

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MusicNOW: ON THE EDGE OF SILENCE, May 2017 (MusicNOW)

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CSO Chamber: All-Access – Mallarmé Quartet and Friends, May 2017 (CSO Cha...

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Gershwin Piano Concerto & Dvořák Symphony No. 6, May 2017 (CSO)

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Juraj Valčuha set to make his CSO debut with works ‘By Strauss’

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George Gershwin and ‘The Music of America’

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For Muti, the key to Brahms is understanding the composer’s melancholy

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Out June 16 on CSO Resound: Muti and the CSO in Bruckner’s Ninth

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Djuro Živković explains the origins of ‘On the Guarding of the HeartR...

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Biber of the Baroque inspires Elizabeth Ogonek’s world premiere ‘In ...

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Nicholas Payton’s Afro-Caribbean Mixtape fuses sounds, eras and vibes

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Smetana’s Má vlast, May 2017 (CSO)

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Artur Schnabel + CSO = Beethoven

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Yo-Yo Ma stresses the role of the arts in bolstering communities

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Smetana’s Má vlast

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Muti and the CSO ‘renew an appreciation of Brahms’ musical genius...

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Muti Conducts Brahms Symphonies 3 & 4, May 2017 (CSO)

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Inon Barnatan approaches another milestone, his debut with the CSO

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Aimez-vous Brahms? These pop-culture avatars and arbiters certainly do

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Civic Orchestra: Beethoven, Brahms & Mendelssohn, May 2017 (Civic)

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Murray Perahia, May 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Muti Conducts Brahms Symphonies 1 & 2, May 2017 (CSO)

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Czech-born conductor Jakub Hrůša feels ‘Má vlast’ in his blood

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CPS Curriculum Program: Working with the Civic Fellows

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Duetting banjos: Fleck & Washburn join forces in music — and marriage

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Cue the shrieking violins; it’s time for some ‘Psycho’ trivia

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Matthew Aucoin puts composing ahead of his roles as conductor or pianist

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Muti, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto & Lupu, April 2017 (CSO)

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Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin, April 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Two friends, two pianos: Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin

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Peter and the Wolf: Short At-Home Activities

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Peter and the Wolf: Activities for the Car

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Peter and the Wolf: Parent Guide

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Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, April 2017 (SCP Chamber)

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SCP Jazz Series brings back favorites as well as emerging artists for 17-18

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Järvi Conducts Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, April 2017 (CSO at Wheaton)

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Järvi Conducts Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, April 2017 (CSO)

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CSO recordings of Brahms’ four symphonies

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Bach a musical constant for Edgar Meyer and trio partners Ma & Thile

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Riccardo Muti performs at the first G7 Culture Summit

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Brahms as symphonist: composing from his deepest feelings and experiences

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From one esteemed maestro to another: Neeme Järvi steps in for Dohnányi

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‘Getting off the bus’ — the amazing (and legendary) Charles Lloyd

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Playing Brahms in Chicago

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Ravinia Festival appoints James Levine as conductor laureate

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Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, ‘a hymn to a free and happy man’

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SFJAZZ Collective injects its personality into the music of Miles Davis

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Dutoit Conducts the Fauré Requiem, April 2017 (CSO)

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‘Illuminating Boulez’: The videos

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Música del Sur: Civitas Ensemble, April 2017 (CSO Chamber)

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Paul Lewis, April 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Erina Yashima feels inspired to be part of the CSO conducting legacy

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Truls Mørk extols the virtues of Dvořák’s stirring Cello Concerto

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Composer Judd Greenstein believes in the collaborative spirit

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Matthias Goerne regards the Fauré Requiem as ‘a masterpiece’

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How Pierre Boulez and Pauline Oliveros shaped ‘shadows of listening’

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CSO Chamber: All Access — Trio Calico, April 2017 (CSO Chamber)

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Civic Orchestra, Stravinsky & Mozart, April 2017 (Civic)

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MusicNOW, Illuminating Boulez, April 2017 (MusicNow)

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Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 & Dvořák Cello Concerto, April 2017 (CSO)

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Terri Hemmert makes a Fauré offer that you can’t refuse

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Once Upon a Symphony: Backstage Buzz

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Richard Kaufman explains why ‘Amadeus’ stands the test of time

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Happy birthday, Samuel Ramey!

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‘Oscar’s the guy!’ Ramsey Lewis on the greatness of Oscar Peterson

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CPS Residency Program: In-School CSO Ensemble Visits

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Anne-Sophie Mutter, March 2017 (SCP Chamber)

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Haitink Conducts Mahler’s ‘Song of the Earth,’ March 2017 (CSO...

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CSO musicians share memories of Boulez, ahead of MusicNOW salute

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Discovery of a lifetime: ‘Funeral Song,’ Stravinsky’s salute t...

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Seiji Ozawa + CSO = 6

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Sarah Connolly, ‘a debutante in the city,’ anticipates her Chicago p...

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Daniil Trifonov, March 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Gershwin Spectacular, March 2017 (SCP Special)

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Honk if you love taxi horns! The CSO connection to a Gershwin totem

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Three international sensations join SCP lineup for 2017-18

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Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Principal Tuba Gene Pokorny

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Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Principal Viola Charlie Pikler

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Music in Our Schools Month: Yo-Yo Ma

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Music in Our Schools Month: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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Ravinia’s 2017 CSO bill brings Levine, Lang Lang and ‘Lord of the Ri...

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The earliest known photograph of the Chicago Orchestra

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For Anoushka Shankar, a Symphony Center concert is like coming ‘Home’...

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Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Violist Max Raimi

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Muti, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 & Uchida, March 21, 2017 (CSO)

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Muti, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 & Uchida, March 16-19, 2017 (CSO)

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CSO at Wheaton: Muti, Beethoven & Uchida, March 17, 2017

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Bramwell Tovey strikes up the CSO for a ‘Gershwin Spectacular’

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Gramophone’s fifty greatest conductors of all time

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Samuel Adams parses the meaning of his ‘many words of love’

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With ‘Jazz 100,’ Danilo Pérez leads an all-star salute to four lege...

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Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Principal Clarinet Steve Williamson

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The Bremen Town Musicians: Parent Guide

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The Bremen Town Musicians: Post-Concert Guide

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Once Upon a Symphony: The Bremen Town Musicians Activities

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Music in Our Schools Month celebrated through Strauss and CSO-Connect

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Igor Levit, March 2017 (SCP Piano)

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Contemporary Core: Burnham Chamber Ensemble, March 2017 (CSO Chamber)

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Salonen & Yo-Yo Ma, March 2017 (CSO)

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Mutterissimo! Anne-Sophie Mutter celebrates 40 years of performance

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St. Petersburg Philharmonic, March 2017 (SCP Orchestra)

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Vienna and New York: 175 Years of Two Philharmonics

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: A Night with the Chicago ...

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Esa-Pekka Salonen’s artistic motto: ‘Avoid discomfort at all costs&#...

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Happy birthday, Gidon Kremer!

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At 70, John Adams hopes to preserve an American influence in classical music

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Salonen Conducts Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, March 2017 (CSO)

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Prokofiev’s ‘Ivan the Terrible’ oratorio receives a royal Chic...

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Civic Orchestra: Glière Symphony No. 3, February 2017 (Civic)

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Esa-Pekka Salonen describes his Cello Concerto as ‘a bit like a comet̵...

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Bramwell Tovey on George Gershwin: ‘It just lifts you up’

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Muti Conducts Prokofiev’s Ivan the Terrible with Gérard Depardieu, Februa...

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Leila Josefowicz calls Adams’ ‘Scheherazade.2’ an anthem for o...

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All that jazz: The CSO, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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Richard Strauss’s Symphony No. 2 in F Minor

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Muti Conducts at Holy Name Cathedral, February 2017 (CSO Special)

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Benjamin Grosvenor, February 2017 (SCP Piano)

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The CSO’s Cynthia Yeh explains why Symphony Center is for lovers

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Muti, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 and Bronfman , February 2017 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Leontyne Price!

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CSO’s African American Network to present the film ‘Body and Soul...

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For Sergei Prokofiev, the road to U.S. acclaim started in Chicago

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Our Kind of Town: Pressenda Trio, February 2017 (CSO Chamber)

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Happy birthday, John Williams!

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As film and score, ‘Ivan the Terrible’ a work of stunning complexity

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Don Quixote: Parent Guide

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Don Quixote: Activities for the Car

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Don Quixote: Short At-Home Activities

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Vivaldi, Corelli & Vivica Genaux (CSO)

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Muti champions the music of mercy, Haydn’s ‘Seven Last Words’

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To pianist Igor Levit, Frederic Rzewski is the Beethoven of our time

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Budapest Festival Orchestra, February 2017 (SCP)

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World premieres, tours and composer tributes lead off CSO’s ’17-18 seaso...

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Riccardo Muti leads 10 weeks of subscription concerts in 2017-18

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2017-18 marks a season of firsts and debuts at Orchestra Hall

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Two domestic tours, with stops in California, Florida and New York

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Returning maestros and artists range from Altinoglu to Znaider

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Symphony Center Presents offers best in instrumental and ensemble acts

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Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty & Britten’s Young Persons Guide to the Or...

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Gallery: Day off in Baden-Baden and concert in Frankfurt

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At just 24, Benjamin Grosvenor reigns as ‘a boy lord of the piano’

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Gallery: Concert at the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden

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Gallery: Remembering Pierre Boulez, a year after his death

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Kremerata Baltica, February 2017 (SCP)

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Gidon Kremer hails Weinberg as one of modern era’s best composers

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In Vienna, Muti and the CSO connect with the next generation of musicians

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Gallery: Second concert at Vienna’s Musikverein

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Gallery: Open rehearsal and first concert in Vienna

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Chinese New Year, January 2016 (SCP)

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At La Scala, a triumphant Muti affirms his ‘first obligation is to Chicago...

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Gallery: Sightseeing in Milan and second concert at La Scala

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Gallery: Cheers of ‘bentornato’ as Muti and the CSO return to La Sca...

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Remembering Roberta Peters

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Gallery: A trip to historic Cremona and master classes & press events in Mi...

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Gallery: Sightseeing, master classes and the second concert in Aalborg

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Gallery: Travel to Aalborg and debut at the Musikkens Hus

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Hamburg’s ‘Elphi’ reveals its acoustical personality measure b...

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Civic Orchestra Community Concert, January 2017 (Civic)

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Civic Orchestra: Bartók Concerto for Orchestra, January 2017 (Civic)

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Cleveland Orchestra, January 2017 (SCP)

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Gallery: Second concert at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie

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Gallery: Travel to Hamburg and debut at the Elbphilharmonie

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CSO musicians offer musical solace to young patients

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Gallery: master classes, serenades and the first concert in Paris

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The phantom of the Philharmonie, a mystery in 39 seconds

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Gallery: Double rehearsal at the Philharmonie de Paris

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Gallery: A free day in Paris, with practice time, sightseeing and camaraderie

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Mezzo Vivica Genaux prefers the realms of the Bs — Baroque and bel canto

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Gallery: From Chicago to Paris on first leg of CSO European Tour 2017

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Bramwell Tovey, a man for all genres, from classical to jazz to brass bands

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Letting their guard down: Incarcerated teens present musical ‘Dear SkyR...

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The CSO Latino Alliance builds new audiences through timeless music

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Iván Fischer on Beethoven: ‘His music changed the world — for the bette...

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Mary Sauer offers a glissando of memories of her time with the CSO

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Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling finds himself on another ‘Upward Spiral’

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‘Prairie Home’ host Chris Thile declares ‘I love this gig so m...

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Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings, 1966–1983

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SCP Orchestra series brings the world’s finest ensembles to Symphony Cente...

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Cleveland’s Franz Welser-Möst believes ‘there’s nothing like ...

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Tilson Thomas and the CSO romp in Prokofiev’s ‘Dance of the Knights&...

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Talks About Beethoven’s Symphonies

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Remembering Karel Husa

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Vienna Boys Choir, December 2016 (SCP)

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Tilson Thomas Conducts Romeo & Juliet, December 2016 (CSO)

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass, December 2016 (CSO)

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Civic Orchestra of Chicago, December 2016 (Civic)

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For cellist Gautier Capuçon, music remains ‘a great adventure’

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The CSO and Chorus uphold a crowning tradition in Handel’s ‘Zadok th...

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A Chanticleer Christmas, December 2016 (SCP Special)

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For the CSO’s principal flute, it’s all about ‘the love for th...

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Neeme Järvi Returns with Sibelius & Prokofiev

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‘A purity of sound and clarity of attack’ distinguish the CSO Brass

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Hark! Members of Chanticleer herald the ensemble’s annual arrival

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The CSO to present U.S. premiere of lost Stravinsky work

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Civic’s Bach Marathon builds bonds between players and communities

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Soprano Amanda Forsythe feels at home in the world of the Baroque

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Once Upon a Symphony: Post-Concert Guide

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Handel’s Royal Fireworks

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At Symphony Center, seven ways of making spirits bright

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It’s a ‘Wonderful’ score that Dimitri Tiomkin wrote for the Ca...

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Emmanuel Krivine and the CSO blast off in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8

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For the CSO at the Movies team, ‘it’s all in the preparation’

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Don’t Touch the Horsehair: An afternoon observing Davis King

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A blog to consider: Kicking off the 2016/17 season

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Meet the 2016/17 Civic Fellows

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How Steve Reich ‘opened up and illuminated a completely new world’

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At 80, iconic composer Steve Reich continues to move forward

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Alex Klein celebrates the CSO’s commitment to excellence

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For Ashley Brown, it’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year

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From Russia, with Kozhukhin: Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2

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Dvořák Symphony No. 8 & Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2, November 2016 (CS...

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CSO Chamber: All Access — Chicago Pro Musica , November 2016 (CSO Chamber)

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European maestro Emmanuel Krivine eagerly anticipates his CSO debut

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Steve Reich reflects on ‘Different Trains,’ ‘Proverb’ an...

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Mary Sauer, principal piano, retires after seven decades with the CSO

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Shostakovich Symphony No. 8, November 2016 (Civic Orchestra)

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Jeremy Denk, November 2016 (SCP)

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Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs Activities

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Once Upon a Symphony: Frequently Asked Questions

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The Three Little Pigs: Parent Guide

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Once Upon a Symphony: About the Concert Experience

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James Levine flies the ‘W’ after a ‘fantastique’ return

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Brahms’ A German Requiem & Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod, Nove...

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The CSO explores and inspires courage among young listeners

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Instead of Berlin or Moscow, Vadim Gluzman makes Northbrook his base

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Tolling the bells for Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie fantastique’

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James Levine Returns with Symphonie fantastique, November 2016 (CSO)

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CSO Chamber: All-Access — Viola Spazio, November 2016 (CSO)

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada on the importance of attracting new audiences

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Violinist Hilary Hahn believes in the principle of ‘only connect’

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CSOA ends 125th anniversary season with strong artistic, fiscal reports

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Symphonic Superheroes: Activities for the Car

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Symphonic Superheroes: Short At-Home Activities

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Symphonic Superheroes: Parent Guide

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Hilary Hahn, November 2016 (SCP)

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In 1908 World Series, ‘Crowds in Orchestra Hall Shout Madly as Cubs Win...

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‘Chicago Symphony for President’

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Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra, Octo...

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Baiba Skride eagerly awaits debut with the CSO, a ‘dream orchestra’

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Rudolf Buchbinder, October 2016 (SCP Piano)

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Two Chicago classical-music mainstays have merged forces

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A ‘Husitská’ super-fan gets a name Czech from the Maestro

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Go, Cubs, go! Maestro Muti and the CSO cheer on Chicago’s contenders

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125 Moments: 125 First Concert

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Wheaton College series looks to be ‘an ideal situation’ for the CSO

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Shostakovich 10 & Ax Plays Beethoven, October 2016 (CSO)

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Louisiana gumbo: The essence of Dr. John, the ‘Spirit of Satch’

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Symphony Ball Featuring Muti, Beethoven 5 & Trifonov, October 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 124 Verdi’s 200th Birthday

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Conductors set to make their CSO subscription debuts this season

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Muti Conducts Pictures from an Exhibition, October 2016 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Maestro!

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125 Moments: 123 Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

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Old friends, new music: Matheson’s Violin Concerto now out on CD

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MusicNOW series receives a new component: original artwork

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125 Moments: 122 Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Così fan tutte, and Don...

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At 85, Cuba’s Omara Portuondo remains at the peak of her vocal powers

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Kyle Vegter on ‘Monday or Tuesday’

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Sam Pluta on ‘Tile Mosaic (After Chagall)’

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Katherine Young on ‘where the moss glows’

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Marc Mellits on ‘Splinter’

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125 Moments: 121 Arnold Schoenberg

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Riccardo Muti caps his campaign to honor the legacy of Fritz Reiner

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Trifonov returns to the CSO and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1

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Remembering Sir Neville Marriner

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Prokofiev’s Cinderella & Vine’s Five Hallucinations, October 20...

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125 Moments: 120 Möller Organ

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Carl Vine sets off sparks with his world premiere ‘Five HallucinationsR...

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New on CSO Resound: Schoenberg’s ‘Kol Nidre,’ ShostakovichR...

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Schoenberg: ‘Kol Nidre,’ Shostakovich: ‘Michelangelo’ Su...

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French translation of Shostakovich: ‘Michelangelo’ Suite

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Alumni Association: Twenty-five Years Young

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125 Moments: 119 Art Institute of Chicago

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Music and puppetry plus Virginia Woolf equals ‘Monday or Tuesday’

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Katherine Young’s ‘where the moss glows’ aims for element of s...

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Riccardo Muti and the CSO launch the season in ‘perfect synchrony’

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125 Moments: 118 First Recording

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Marc Mellits’ tree-inspired quintet ‘Splinter’ goes with the g...

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Alberto Mizrahi credits Muti for helping him achieve a career milestone

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Alex Klein’s Brazilian journey: a festive forró for oboe and orchestra

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Part 2: Alex Klein’s Brazilian journey

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Part 3: Alex Klein’s Brazilian journey

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Sam Pluta rotates ‘big blocks of sound’ in his ‘Tile Mosaic...

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Muti, Beethoven 7 & DiDonato, September – October 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 117 Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony

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Yolanda Del Río recalls her influences, including Juan Gabriel

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125 Moments: 116 James Conlon

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Gramophone Award winners to perform at Symphony Center this season

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Muti Conducts Strauss & Bruckner, September 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 115 Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

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125 Moments: 114 Lincoln

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At 75, Joan Baez still offering a message of hope with ‘Gracias a la Vida&...

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125 Moments: 113 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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In the conducting world, James Gaffigan moves to the head of the line

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Muti leads by example as he nurtures careers of young musicians

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The CSO celebrates National Arts in Education Week

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Remembering Johan Botha

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125 Moments: 112 Mstislav Rostropovich

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Backstage at the CSO: audio engineer Charlie Post

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125 Moments: 111 Arturo Toscanini

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125 Moments: 110 Maud Powell

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125 Moments: 109 “Chelsea Dagger”

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Remembering Chicago Symphony Chorus alto Deborah Guscott

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Joyce DiDonato eagerly anticipates her debut with the CSO

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125 Moments: 108 First Radio Broadcast

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125 Moments: 107 Lutosławski’s Third Symphony

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The CSO’s 2016-17 season by the numbers

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125 Moments: 106 Aaron Copland

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Violinist-conductor Itzhak Perlman ready to play two at Ravinia

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125 Moments: 105 1990 Russia Tour

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Emanuel Ax previews the CSO’s Beethoven Piano Concerto cycle

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125 Moments: 104 Beyond the Score

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125 Moments: 103 Carnegie Hall

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125 Moments: 102 Bartók’s The Wooden Prince and Cantata profana

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125 Moments: 101 Fritz Reiner’s “Perfect Concert”

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After 12 years away, Alex Klein rejoins the CSO as principal oboe

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125 Moments: 100 Esa-Pekka Salonen

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Remembering Edgar Muenzer

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125 Moments: 099 Walter Liberace

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125 Moments: 098 Antonín Dvořák

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Declaring ‘True Love’ for Cole Porter, on his 125th anniversary

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Gil Shaham cherishes his history with Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto

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A video salute to Maestro Muti on his 75th birthday

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Old friends Chris Botti and Joshua Bell team up with the CSO at Ravinia

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Edgar Muenzer, a CSO violinist for 47 years, dies at age 88

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125 Moments: 097 Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

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Puppeteer Janni Younge crafts a new ‘Firebird,’ no strings attached

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Paul Lewis reflects on his favorite things, Ligeti, Kleiber — and bagpipes

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125 Moments: 096 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

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Gustavo Gimeno one of four conductors making CSO debuts at Ravinia

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125 Moments: 095 The Chicago Picasso

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‘Titanic Live’ docks at Ravinia for a two-night cruise with the CSO

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125 Moments: 094 Symphony Center

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The complete itinerary for the CSO’s European Tour 2017

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125 Moments: 093 Paul Hindemith

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Jeffrey Kahane comfortable in the dual role of pianist-conductor

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125 Moments: 092 Riccardo Muti and Verdi’s Requiem

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet explains why he loves performing Liszt

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125 Moments: 091 Claudio Abbado

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It’s Astronomy Night, with CSO in ‘The Planets’ and telescopes...

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Wynton Marsalis trumpets connections in his concerto for Nicola Benedetti

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Lila Downs hopes ‘people can feel Oaxaca’ in her music

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125 Moments: 090 Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

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125 Moments: 089 Birgit Nilsson

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Donato Cabrera devoted to building audiences for classical music

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125 Moments: 088 Leonard Bernstein

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Morgan Neville and Yo-Yo Ma take the road less traveled for ‘The Music of ...

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125 Moments: 087 Schoenberg’s Moses und Aron

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125 Moments: 086 Carlo Maria Giulini

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Muti Conducts Bruckner, June 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 085 1988 Australia Tour

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Lila Downs finds herself at home in virtually any genre

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Muti unveils bust of Fritz Reiner, ‘who made the CSO a legend’

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Soprano Erin Wall marks two milestones this month with the CSO

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125 Moments: 084 George Gershwin

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The adventure continues with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ film score

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Muti Conducts Beethoven and Brahms, June 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 083 Sergei Prokofiev

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No tears … as Lila Downs sings selections from ‘Balas y Chocolate’

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Back soon

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Beethoven serves as a season-long focus for violinist Julia Fischer

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125 Moments: 082 2012 Mexico Tour

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Kristin Chenoweth voices her support for all of the arts

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Rush Hour Concerts offer a change of pace for CSO musicians

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Pianist Daniel Schlosberg earns the title of ‘Mr. Versatility’

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Remembering Phyllis Curtin

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125 Moments: 081 1892 Canada Tour

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Happy birthday, Cecilia Bartoli!

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Sir Andrew Davis looks ahead to a busy summer, including a return to Ravinia

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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, ‘a brilliant, virtuoso piece,’ per...

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125 Moments: 080 Georg Solti’s Debut

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Composer compares ‘Surface Image’ to the ‘sound of electricity...

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Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony and Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2, June 2016 (C...

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Of ‘Fjoloy,’ its composer advises: listen without prejudice

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The CSO sparks brass fireworks in ‘The Planets’

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For Daniel Gingrich, playing in the CSO has been ‘a dream come true’

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Edo de Waart conducts Mozart and Beethoven, June 2016 (CSO)

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Slow and steady wins the career race for pianist Martin Helmchen

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125 Moments: 079 Fantasia 2000

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Sam Adams explains how he came to create ‘Light Readings’

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Holst’s The Planets, May 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 078 Vladimir Horowitz

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Jazz legend Wayne Shorter still going in unexpected directions

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Pop culture still orbiting around ‘The Planets’ a hundred years late...

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CPS Curriculum Program: Student Process

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125 Moments: 077 Rafael Kubelík

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Samuel Adams on ‘Light Readings’

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Tristan Perich on ‘Surface Image’

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Qasim Naqvi on ‘Fjoloy’

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125 Moments: 076 Sir Georg Solti’s final concerts as music director

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CPS Residency Program: Culminating Events

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At 86, Dohnányi finds there’s still much to explore in the classic rep

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Lang Lang Plays Prokofiev, May 2016 (CSO Special)

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Dutoit Conducts The Firebird, May 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 075 Civic Orchestra, Youth Auditions, and Children’s Concerts

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Japan bestows Order of the Rising Sun upon Riccardo Muti

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125 Moments: 074 Ignace Paderewski and the World’s Columbian Exposition

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For jazz bassist John Patittuci, it all sounds familial

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Muti and the CSO return to La Scala as part of 2017 European tour

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CPS Residency Program: CSO and Civic Performances

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Mason Bates: ‘Anthology of Fantastic Zoology’

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125 Moments: 073 “Bear Down, Chicago Bears”

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Nights in the Gardens of Spain, May 2016 (CSO)

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CPS Residency Program: Pickard Elementary Spotlight

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125 Moments: 072 Price’s Symphony in E Minor

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‘Intent on Resurrection’ composer believes ‘music should be se...

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125 Moments: 071 Yo-Yo Ma

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‘Waterlines,’ says composer, ‘just descended upon me and neede...

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CPS Residency Program: Sawyer Elementary Spotlight

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Elgar’s Enigma Variations, May 2016 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Zubin Mehta!

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125 Moments: 070 Pope John Paul II

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Till Fellner and Hugo Kortschak

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125 Moments: 069 Dukas’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

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125 years of CSO premieres — reprised in less than two minutes

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrates 100 years of recording

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Ann Hampton Callaway applauds Sarah Vaughan in song

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125 Moments: 068 Barack Obama

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Farewell to Don José ‘Pepe’ Martínez of Mariachi Vargas

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The merry women and men of Windsor, as viewed on opening night of ‘Falstaf...

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Haitink Conducts An Alpine Symphony , April 2016 (CSO)

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CPS Curriculum Program: Culminating Event

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Remembering Yehudi Menuhin

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Christopher Trapani on ‘Waterlines’

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Clara Iannotta on ‘Intent on Resurrection — Spring or Some Such Thing...

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Hans Abrahamsen on ‘Wald’

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125 Moments: 067 Artur Schnabel

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Bruce Broughton evokes the sound of classic Westerns for ‘Silverado’

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The man who put the oomph in ‘Silverado’ and other soundtracks

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125 Moments: 066 Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust

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CSO Family program ‘Spanish Rhythm and Dance’ evokes a universal spi...

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Muti Conducts Verdi’s Falstaff, April 2016 (CSO)

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‘Verdi Makes a Hit’: The 1893 Chicago premiere of Verdi’s ‘F...

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Bienvenidos from Lila Downs as she readies for a concert with the CSO

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Anna Clyne named unanimous winner of 2016 Hindemith Prize

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125 Moments: 065 Myra Hess

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Alisa Weilerstein lauds ‘Outscape’ for its ‘yearning lyricism ...

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SCP Jazz Series salutes the genre’s greats throughout 2016-17

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125 Moments: 064 Ravinia Festival

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Shakespeare at 400: ‘If music be the food of love, play on’

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Javier Perianes moves out of the shadow of a famous fellow Spaniard

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125 Moments: 063 Riccardo Muti’s Return

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‘Concerto — A Beethoven Journey’ with Leif Ove Andsnes opens at th...

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Mariss Jansons makes a case for the music of Shostakovich

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Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky & Mahler

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125 Moments: 062 James Levine

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Spanish Rhythm and Dance: Short At-Home Activities

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Spanish Rhythm and Dance: Activities for the Car

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Muti Conducts Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet

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125 Moments: 061 Dvořák’s Violin Concerto

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CPS Curriculum Program: Workshop on Suicide Prevention in Adolescents

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125 Moments: 060 Richard Strauss

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Donald Runnicles finds the balance between operatic and symphonic worlds

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Spanish Rhythm and Dance: Parent Guide

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125 Moments: 059 A Century of Progress

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Celebrating the revolutionary spirit of Pierre Boulez

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Sheherazade and Bartok Violin Concerto No. 2, March-April 2016 (CSO & AWMW)

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Remembering Pierre Boulez

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125 Moments: 058 Daniel Barenboim’s first concert as music director

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‘Is There a Zeitgeist?’: A lecture by Pierre Boulez

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‘On Classicism and Modernism’: A lecture by Pierre Boulez

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‘Score: Imagination and Reality’: A lecture by Pierre Boulez

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Four classical comrades join forces for Brahms’ piano quartets

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CPS Curriculum Program: Civic Chamber Ensemble Visits

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125 Moments: 057 Margaret Hillis and the Chicago Symphony Chorus

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Brahms 2 and Rach 3, March 2016 (CSO)

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Remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

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125 Moments: 056 1971 Europe Tour

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Yo-Yo Ma celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

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125 Moments: 055 Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition

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Thomas Lauderdale and Pink Martini get the party started

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Riccardo Muti honored with a commemorative stamp in Japan

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Rising soprano Rosa Feola returns for a double bill with the CSO

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‘Romeo’ tenor Paul Groves makes a virtue out of versatility

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The Negaunee Music Institute Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

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Je me souviens: Montreal maestro Kent Nagano remembers the Golden State

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Emanuel Ax Plays Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 , March 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 054 Ravinia Park

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CPS Curriculum Program: Teacher Reflections from Professional Development Worksh...

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125 Moments: 053 2012 Russia Tour

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Denk Plays Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 2 , March 2016 (CSO)

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Yefim Bronfman makes a case for Prokofiev as master of piano sonata

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CPS Partnerships: Curriculum Program

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CPS Partnerships: Residency Program

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‘Amadeus’ & ‘North by Northwest’ fill out CSO at th...

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125 Moments: 052 Pierre Monteux

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Acclaimed ‘Falstaff’ interpreter Ambrogio Maestri calls the role ...

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Beyond the Score, Sir Mark Elder finds the passion in Janáček

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125 Moments: 051 Sir Georg Solti on the cover of Time

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Richard Goode goes back to Bach to explore his Three-Part Inventions

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125 Moments: 050 Leontyne Price

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Morton Gould + CSO = 6

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A glowing review from Japan

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Esa-Pekka Salonen reflects on the music of Witold Lutosławski

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Vaughan Williams and Elgar, March 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 049 The Women’s Association and the League of the CSOA

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Agata Zubel praised as ‘It’ composer of contemporary classical music

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Tabla master Zakir Hussain revels in the words of rhythm

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125 Moments: 048 Theodore Thomas and Frederick Stock

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Emanuel Ax on his favorite unsung works and composers, and his ‘Diabelli&#...

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Salonen and Yo-Yo Ma Perform Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1, February, March ...

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125 Moments: 047 1977 Japan Tour

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125 Moments: 046 Herbie Hancock

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Writing and piano performance share a symbiotic relationship for Jeremy Denk

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Respighi and Tchaikovsky 6, February 2016 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 045 Christoph Eschenbach

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Chinese folk orchestra leads New Year celebration at Symphony Center

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Protected: Verdi’s Macbeth – private page

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125 Moments: 044 Margaret Hillis and Mahler’s Eighth Symphony

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Williamson Plays Mozart Clarinet Concerto, February 2016 (CSO)

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Pianist Till Fellner prefers to mix the music of today with works of the past

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For jazz great Christian McBride, it’s all about the rhythm

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125 Moments: 043 Artur Rodzinski

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The CSO’s Li-Kuo Chang brings greetings for Chinese New Year

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A double posting for the CSO’s second violin section

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Elizabeth Ogonek on ‘Falling Up’

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Eric Wubbels on ‘katachi’

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Agata Zubel on ‘Labyrinth’

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Kate Soper on ‘Only the Words Themselves Mean What They Say’

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When the CSO goes on tour, the world takes notice

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125 Moments: 042 September 11, 2001

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New music composer Qasim Naqvi on list of 2016’s most intriguing musicians

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Susanna Mälkki finds herself as the maestra of the moment

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125 Moments: 041 Sergei Rachmaninov

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Gallery: Master classes and final concert in Seoul

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Shostakovich 1 & 15, February 2016 (CSO)

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Parent Guide

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Activities for the Car

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Short At-Home Activities

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Gallery: Sightseeing and first concert in Seoul

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Remembering violinist Francis Akos

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125 Moments: 040 Corigliano’s Symphony No. 1

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Gerard McBurney recalls the wisdom — and wit — of Pierre Boulez

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Rudresh Mahanthappa turns jazz ornithologist for ‘Bird Calls’

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Gallery: Second concert in Beijing

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Brahms, Beethoven and Prokofiev among the CSO’s programming themes next se...

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Gallery: Farewell to Shanghai and first concert in Beijing

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125 Moments: 039 Fritz Reiner and Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben

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Symphony Center Presents announces artists and ensembles for next season

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Salonen’s Cello Concerto among four world premieres next season

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Muti residencies to feature Brahms, Prokofiev and Italian opera

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Joyce DiDonato leads off a season of 12 guest artist debuts

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Gallery: Sightseeing and second concert in Shanghai

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Gallery: First concert in Shanghai

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The CSO’s Li-Kuo Chang sends greetings from Shanghai via WFMT

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Gallery: Farewell to Tokyo and on to Shanghai

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Alex Ross on Boulez: ‘His death marks the end of an epoch’

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Happy birthday, Plácido Domingo!

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125 Moments: 038 Riccardo Muti’s Debut

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Gallery: Second concert in Tokyo

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Remembering John Glessner

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How the Tallis Scholars gave rise to the revival of Renaissance music

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125 Moments: 037 Orchestra Hall

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Gallery: Travel to Japan and first concert in Tokyo

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Samuel Adams discusses his journey to becoming a composer

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Gallery: Rehearsal and second concert in Taipei

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Gallery: Rehearsal and the first concert in Taipei

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Pianist Lise de la Salle prefers repertoire with an emotional impact

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Gallery: Conducting master classes and a community concert in Taipei

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Gallery: Preparing for the first of two concerts in Taipei

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125 Moments: 036 Leopold Stokowski

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Gallery: In transit on the first legs of the CSO’s Asia Tour 2016

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125 Moments: 035 Metropolitan Opera

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125 Moments: 034 Carlos Kleiber

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CSO violist Li-Kuo Chang reflects the life of an ever-evolving Shanghai

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125 Moments: 033 Riccardo Muti and Community Concerts

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Boulez always sought new ways of experiencing music, recalls Gilmer

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Pierre Boulez, 1925-2016: In memoriam

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‘Falstaff’ completes the CSO’s cycle of Verdi’s Shakespe...

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Beyond the Score: Brahms’ Symphony No. 3, ‘Free But Happy’

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125 Moments: 032 Boulez’s Notations VII

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125 Moments: 031 Désiré Defauw

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Bringing the Bard to the young with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’...

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Jonathan Nott on ‘Ein Heldenleben’: ‘This is genuinely moving ...

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125 Moments: 030 Isaac Stern

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When the CSO goes on tour, its motto is ‘expect the unexpected’

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‘Silverado’ to close out 2015-16 CSO at the Movies series

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Christmas 1915 with the Glessners

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Remembering Kurt Masur

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125 Moments: 029 John F. Kennedy and Fritz Reiner’s Memorial

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Gennady Rozhdestvensky returns with a double dose of Shostakovich

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Haydn Cello Concerto, January 2016 (CSO)

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Mitsuko Uchida’s mission: ‘trying to play a little bit better every ...

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Cliff Colnot prepares to pass the baton as Civic’s principal conductor

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Learning How to Listen

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‘King Elephant’ fuses Indian storytelling and dance with the classic...

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Let the 2015/16 Season Begin!

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125 Moments: 028 Holst’s The Planets

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125 Moments: 027 Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky

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Conlon Conducts Dvořák, December 2015 (CSO)

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‘Messiah’ puts a spotlight on chorus and its associate directors

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Celebrating philanthropy with a loan to the Smithsonian, part 2

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125 Moments: 026 Plazas de México

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Cleveland rocks! Drew Carey leads a chorus of support for orchestras

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Always an adventure: Patrick Reynolds on 30 years as a CSO stagehand

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Meet the No. 1 fan of the CSO Brass: ‘It’s the sound’

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Muti releases preliminary plans for the 27th annual Ravenna Festival

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Cynthia Yeh reflects on her favorite things, percussion-wise

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125 Moments: 025 Béla Bartók

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Two former students reflect on the legacy of Arnold Jacobs

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Kirill Gerstein pens a salute to another great pianist, Radu Lupu

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Alexander Hanna on Vanhal’s Double Bass Concerto

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Vladimir Horowitz’s Chicago swan song

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Alexander Hanna discusses ‘All About That Bass’

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125 Moments: 024 Van Cliburn

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Handel’s Messiah, December 2015 (CSO)

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Muti Conducts Beethoven 8, December 2015 (CSO)

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Stephen Williamson relishes all the facets of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto

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Celebrating philanthropy with a loan to the Smithsonian

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125 Moments: 023 Bruckner’s Te Deum

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Echoes of his friends, past and present, resonate with McCoy Tyner

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Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen wins the Grawemeyer Award

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Service with extra Bravo: The Symphony Store offers gifts in all genres

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‘Home Alone’ owes much of its enduring appeal to John Williams’...

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Chanticleer welcomes Chicago fans to its upcoming SCP concerts

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125 Moments: 022 Maria Callas

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‘Next stop, Brandenburg’: A Green Line Bach Marathon across Chicago’s Sout...

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‘Merry, Merry Chicago’ celebrates music of the season with tradition...

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When the Count faced off against the Duke in a ‘Battle Royale’

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Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, November 2015 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 021 Bernard Haitink

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125 Moments: 020 Helen Kotas

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One day only — a Berg doubleheader of ‘Lulu’ and ‘Wozzeck...

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‘Messiah’ marks a truly thankful occasion for Bernard Labadie

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Chanticleer’s music director shares his holiday recipe for success

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Surprise Party: Parent Guide Timed Activities

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Surprise Party: Parent Guide Activities for the Car

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Riccardo Muti and the CSO thrill audiences on recent fall tour

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Flying fingers: Jon Kimura Parker gives ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ its due

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125 Moments: 019 Pierre Boulez, Jacqueline du Pré, and Daniel Barenboim

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Hadelich and de Waart in an Afterworks Masterworks conversation

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Menahem Pressler, at 92, continues to make music that will live forever

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Zukerman, Bach & Mozart, November 2015 (CSO)

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In Marin Alsop’s neighborhoods, ‘We’re not afraid to try to make changes t...

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125 Moments: 018 Riccardo Muti’s first concert as music director

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Muti to help celebrate the legacy of Italian composer Paisiello

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Farewell to Allen Toussaint, godfather of New Orleans roots music

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CSO Lullaby Project video wins a Chicago/Midwest Emmy

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Sam & Elizabeth’s Spotify list for ‘unstrung’

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Surprise Party: Parent Guide

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125 Moments: 017 Martin’s Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Pe...

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Mozart Turkish Concerto, November 2015 (CSO)

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125 Moments: 016 First Television Concert

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Riccardo Muti: ‘I owe everything to Nino Rota’

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John Adams’ ‘Harmonielehre,’ a statement of belief in ‘t...

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125 Moments: 015 Duain Wolfe

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Cellist Johannes Moser prefers to venture beyond the comfort zone

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Two musicians appointed to the CSO viola section

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Day 5: Before the journey home, master classes in Chapel Hill

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Day 4: The CSO makes its debut at Chapel Hill

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Day 3: in Ann Arbor, to ‘The Victors’ comes the CSO

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Choice of venue: The freshman guard — from North Carolina! — and the junior ...

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Day 2: Sightseeing and master classes in Kansas City

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125 Moments: 014 Sir Edward Elgar

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Day 1: In Kansas City, it’s the CSO vs. the World Series

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CSO flutist Louise Dixon retires after 42 years with the orchestra

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Choice of venue: Ann Arbor’s big houses, Hill and field

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125 Moments: 013 2000 South America Tour

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Choice of venue: In Kansas City, the CSO plays Kauffman — but Cubs won’t

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Yo-Yo Ma extends contract while CSO marks fifth year of record ticket sales

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40 years on, Chucho Valdés and Irakere still making Latin jazz new again

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125 Moments: 012 Martinon’s Altitudes Symphony

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Joshua Bell believes in mixing it up off stage — and on

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Violinist Augustin Hadelich wins the inaugural Warner Music Prize

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It’s not just Oct. 21, it’s ‘Back to the Future Day’

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Yo-Yo Ma looks at life from the vantage point of 60

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125 Moments: 011 First Grammy Awards

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Samuel Adams on his influences: Oscar Peterson, Steve Reich — and Schubert

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Muti to discuss movies and music at the Rome Film Festival

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Eva Marie Saint recalls her memories of ‘On the Waterfront’

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CSO Latino Alliance gets bowled over by Muti and ‘Boléro’

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125 Moments: 010 Camille Saint-Saëns

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125 Moments: 009 Seiji Ozawa

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How Bernstein shook up the status quo with ‘On the Waterfront’

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Excellent! Yo-Yo Ma gets ‘Bach’ to ‘The Simpsons’

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Congratulations to Bernard Haitink!

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125 Moments: 008 Margaret Harris

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Happy birthday, Maestro Theodore Thomas!

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Rachmaninov 2, October 2015 (CSO)

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Watch the CSO in the rousing finale of the Brahms Violin Concerto

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Composer Ted Hearne bridges the worlds of classical and contemporary

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Ted Hearne on ‘Law of Mosaics’

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Kaija Saariaho on ‘Petals’

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Daniel Wohl on ‘Glitch’

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125 Moments: 007 Maurice Ravel

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Happy birthday, Yo-Yo Ma!

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Carlos Martinez and Mariachi Vargas celebrate ‘the music of life’

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Yo-Yo Ma stops ‘The Late Show’ with musical interludes — and a bir...

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125 Moments: 006 Riccardo Muti and Verdi’s ‘Otello’

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The Bad Plus + Joshua Redman = a complete musical commitment

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With Haydn’s concerto, the trumpet enters the modern world

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Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson appointed as the CSO’s principal flute

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Brahms Violin Concerto, October 2015 (CSO)

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Anna Clyne welcomes CSO concertgoers to her ‘Masquerade’

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125 Moments: 005 Gala Centennial Finale

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‘When you hear Brahms, you feel better,’ insists violinist Renaud Ca...

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125 Moments: 004 Union Stock Yards

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‘Lélio’ text in German translation

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German program notes and performer biographies for Berlioz’s ‘Sympho...

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Muti & Andsnes, October 2015 (CSO)

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Pianist Kirill Gerstein regards Scriabin’s ‘Prometheus’ as ...

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Latin icon Eddie Palmieri releases first new recordings in a decade

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German conductor wins the CSO’s third Solti Apprenticeship

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125 Moments: 003 Igor Stravinsky

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Pollini returns to one of his greatest inspirations, the works of Chopin

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Favorite music of Pope Francis — as performed by the CSO

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125 Moments: 002 Pierre Boulez is named principal guest conductor

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All-Star Orchestra begins its second season, with CSO’s Weijing Wang in to...

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125 Moments: 001 The Orchestral Association

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A sold-out crowd ardently applauds the CSO and Muti on opening night

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Muti Conducts Ravel’s Boléro, September 2015 (CSO)

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Alison Dalton’s vision: The CSO violinist innovates as her eyesight evolve...

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James Conlon, ready for the next phase of his career, returns to the CSO

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125 Moments: A prelude

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Yo-Yo Ma celebrates a week of premieres

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Happy birthday, Jessye Norman!

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Muti Conducts Beethoven 5, September 2015 (CSO)

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Chabrier’s ‘España’ captures French fascination with soundsca...

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Evgeny Kissin in the spotlight at Symphony Center and Carnegie Hall this season

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Congratulations to George Shirley!

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Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán gives a shout-out to its Chicago fans

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Gérard Depardieu biography

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Berlioz: ‘Symphonie fantastique’ and ‘Lélio’

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For Muti’s fifth, CSO Resound offers a double dose of Berlioz

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Muti to lead ‘Macbeth’ in Stockholm, with Salsi again in title role

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Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, ‘longing to be in Mozart’s world againR...

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The CSO offers a season-long retrospective devoted to its legacy of premieres

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Remembering Jacques Israelievitch, CSO assistant concertmaster, 1972-78

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Violinist Augustin Hadelich marks another milestone in his meteoric career

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Happy birthday, Itzhak Perlman!

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Riccardo Muti recalls childhood memories of a ‘caro nome’

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Luca Salsi, opera’s man of the moment, declares Verdi is ‘in my bloo...

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Semyon Bychkov makes a case for works of Germany’s Detlev Glanert

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Ravinia’s 2016 CSO residency brings Levine, podium debuts and ‘Titan...

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1977’s Chicago Is . . .

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National Brass Ensemble blows Gabrieli’s horn for homage to iconic album

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A daughter recalls when Leonard Bernstein took Manhattan

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Cristian Măcelaru lauded as ‘an original music thinker, and you want more...

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With pluck, Xavier de Maistre expands the realm of the solo harp

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Harvard’s Sir Georg Solti score website receives award

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How the CSO and Mahler might make lawn-mowing go faster

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Bernstein’s ‘Crescendo!’ booked for two dates at the Film Cent...

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Michael Giacchino boldly goes his own way for ‘Star Trek’ score

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‘Il Barbiere di Roma,’ or James Conlon Gets a Haircut

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Single tickets for all CSO events, including just-announced ‘Raiders,̵...

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James Conlon sets sail from Ravinia with ‘The Flying Dutchman’

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Rising conductor Rafael Payare bows at Ravinia with the CSO

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‘On the Waterfront’ docks in top 20 of latest best movies list

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Celebrating the Music Activity Partnership, Part 2

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Pablo Heras-Casado, at home in any repertoire

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Martinon/CSO 10-disc set now available domestically

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Muti arrives in Oviedo, to the accompaniment of birthday bagpipes

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With his first classical concerto, Ramsey Lewis joins a new ‘In Crowd̵...

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Happy birthday, Maestro Muti!

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Muti celebrates a birthday, assisted by the whimsy of Sir John Falstaff

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Remembering pianist Ivan Moravec

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Farewell to Maestro Paul Freeman, a classical music pioneer

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Evoking misty water-colored memories with ‘Play It Again, Marvin’

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French pianist Lise de la Salle calls Russian repertoire ‘close to my hear...

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Throwback Thursday, Take 2: CSO at the Medinah Temple

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Congratulations to Seiji Ozawa!

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When performing Verdi, phrasing is all, Muti advises his students

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Jorge Federico Osorio values his bond with Ravinia, Conlon and the CSO

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Remembering tenor Jon Vickers

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For James Conlon, ‘the memories multiply’ when he assesses his Ravin...

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Nikolaj Znaider accepts a role that’s often a ‘mission impossible...

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Throwback Thursday, Take 2: ‘Humoresque’ at Orchestra Hall

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Celebrating the Music Activity Partnership – Part 1

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James Conlon recounts what he’ll miss most at Ravinia

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What’s this? Danny Elfman moves into a new realm with orchestral program

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For Carlos Miguel Prieto, a Harvard MBA led to the podium

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For ‘Fantasia’ double bill, the CSO reels through the classics

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Bobby McFerrin recalls how Gershwin provided ‘the soundtrack of my childho...

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Dawn Gingrich appointed as concertmaster of Orchestra Iowa

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Backstage at the CSO: principal librarian Peter Conover

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James Levine returns to Ravinia next season for gala concert

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James Conlon previews his last season as Ravinia music director

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Scenes from Dana Hall’s ‘Riffin’ and Signifyin(g) on Richard W...

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When Kirill Petrenko made his debut with the CSO

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Remembering composer and conductor Gunther Schuller

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Muti, CSO hail conquering heroes with ‘Chelsea Dagger’

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Two decades later, John Williams roars to No. 1 with ‘Jurassic Park’

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Backstage at the CSO: house manager Charles Braico

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Commentaries on Arnold Jacobs’ influence, playing and teaching

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Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky 5, June 2015 (CSO)

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Farewell to Ornette Coleman, the godfather of free jazz

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Kids to the left of me, Yo-Yo to the right — here I am, playing the cello with...

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Remembering CSO principal tuba Arnold Jacobs

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Muti celebrates the Italian opera tradition with his new academy

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How the multimedia work ‘Riffin’ and Signifyin(g)’ came togeth...

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Gershwin scores big in second period, but Hawks miss assist from Ravel in third

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Mason Bates gets acoustically audacious with his ‘Anthology of Fantastic Z...

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Dana Hall takes on ‘Hypocrisy of Justice’ as a team effort

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Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky Manfred, June 2015 (CSO)

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Introducing The Paul Hindemith Principal Viola Chair

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Riccardo Muti on his dream: ‘To save music’

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Happy birthday, Frederica von Stade!

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Scriabin in search of life’s spiritual pulse in his ‘Poem of Ecstasy...

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Myra Melford on ‘The Large Ends the Way’

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Marc Mellits on ‘Octet’

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Esa-Pekka Salonen on ‘Dichotomie’

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John Zorn on ‘Goetia’

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Sarah McLachlan looks forward to ‘Building a Mystery’ with the CSO

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CSO apprentice Matthew Aucoin hailed as a ‘wunderkind of contemporary oper...

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Gershwin and Ravel, June 2015 (CSO)

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CSO musicians take center stage at Rush Hour Concerts

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Fascinatin’ rhythm: When Ravel met Gershwin in Jazz Age New York

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Clyne and Beethoven 3, May 2015 (CSO)

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Keith Buncke named CSO’s principal bassoon

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‘Metropolis’ — just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water

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Time to Shine

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How a mentor put composer Marc Mellits on his career path

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Anna Clyne revives an honored guest, with Yeats set to frets for ‘The Seam...

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MusicNOW: Myra Melford and John Zorn

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Orchestra Hall morphs into mythical Allemonde for ‘Pelléas et Mélisande&...

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Farewell to B.B. King, the emperor of the blues

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Salonen Conducts Messiaen, May 2015 (CSO)

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Anna Clyne and Mason Bates look back as they move forward

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Riccardo Muti conducts the Berlin and Vienna philharmonics

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Have baton, will travel on short notice: rising maestro James Feddeck

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Alliance française: Jean-Yves Thibaudet on his bond to Ravel and Messiaen

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Jean Martinon + CSO = 10

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Messiaen’s ultimate act of faith, his ‘Quartet for the End of Time&#...

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Messiaen’s ‘Turangalîla-symphonie,’ a song of love — as cat...

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Salonen Conducts Debussy, May 2015 (CSO)

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WFMT to broadcast Andrew Patner tribute at Orchestra Hall

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Hugs, kisses and gingerbread hearts: Why ‘Ode to Joy’ matters

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Orli Shaham takes an imaginative approach to mixing and matching repertoire

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Classical Arabic and American influences meet in the music of Ibrahim Maalouf

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Remembering Orson Welles on his centennial

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Yo-Yo Ma saves the day, with the Vancouver Symphony

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Stéphane Degout, the Pelléas of his generation, reflects on French style

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‘OK, Mr. Stock. We’re ready to record . . .’

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Salonen Conducts Ravel, May 2015 (CSO)

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French pianists Tiberghien and Tharaud resist boundaries

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Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3, April 2015 (CSO)

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The CSO invites the world to ‘Share the Joy’

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Tchaikovsky Spectacular helps children experience the power of music

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In Vienna, Muti lauds the CSO as one of the world’s best

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Muti and the CSO on Beethoven’s ‘song of humanity,’ the Ninth

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Debussy, Ravel and their new kind of ‘inward’ theater

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Old World Wisdom and Contagious Energy at Orchestra Hall

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Bruckner 8, April 2015 (CSO)

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Trifonov Plays Rachmaninov, April 2015 (CSO)

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Daniil Trifonov makes a case for Rach 1

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Specialist conductor Harry Bicket content to ‘miss out on the 19th century...

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Muti leads the Berlin Philharmonic; watch it online

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Anton Bruckner, in search of the perfect score

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Lineup announced for 2015/16 SCP Jazz Series

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Esa-Pekka Salonen on ‘Turangalîla-symphonie,’ the work that prompte...

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Modern music for an ancient instrument, the harpsichord

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Hurrah! Gloria! ¡Viva! Saluting Lincoln with Verdi at Juarez? Soitenly!

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Debussy, Ravel and much more in Reveries and Passions

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Exploring the evocative power of ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’

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The CSO’s free stream of Beethoven’s Ninth available May 7

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Riccardo Muti on the message of Beethoven’s Ninth

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Music for Food comes to Chicago

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Three titles selected for next season’s CSO at the Movies

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Great moments in classical music in America

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Beethoven’s Ninth: The basics for young listeners

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Mahler’s Seventh Symphony

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Beethoven’s Ninth: The basics for adult listeners

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When it comes to Rachmaninov, Daniil Trifonov votes for the First

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Luca Salsi credits Muti for last-minute save at the Met

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Moments from Andrew Patner: A Celebration

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Pondering the enigma of Mahler’s Symphony No. 7

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Haitink Conducts Mahler, April 2015 (CSO)

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Dorothea Röschmann receives the ultimate virtual valentine

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Max Raabe, nights in Berlin and afternoons at the Chicago Public Library (mit Fo...

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Let’s play two: Hilary Hahn hits her repertoire out of the park

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Sharing Notes with Allegra Montanari

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Uchida Plays Mozart, April 2015 (CSO)

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Happy birthday, Pierre Boulez!

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Happy 90th birthday, Pierre Boulez!

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Classical Music: A World of Its Own

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‘Carnival of the Animals’ poetry: Featured works!

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Esa-Pekka Salonen previews the Reveries and Passions Festival

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Mozart and Brahms 3, March 2015 (CSO)

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Beyond the Score unravels the mysteries of Brahms

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Carnival of the Animals Poetry: Darwin

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Remembering CSO violinist Adrian Da Prato

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Entering the world of Anna Clyne’s ‘Postponeless Creature’

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Carnival of the Animals Poetry: Moos

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Charles Dutoit and Yo-Yo Ma , March 2015 (CSO)

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Hear the CSO’s majesty in Ravel’s ‘Rapsodie espagnole’

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On Pierre Boulez’s ‘Dérive 2’

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Mason Bates on ‘Indigo Workshop’

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Anna Clyne on ‘Postponeless Creature’

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Carnival of the Animals Poetry: Taft

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Murray Perahia prefers an in-the-moment approach to performance

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Riccardo Muti on art as the meaning of life