Since the Chicago Symphony’s first performances of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony in April 1950 under the baton of guest conductor George Szell, the Orchestra has recorded the work under Carlo Maria GiuliniSir Georg Solti, and Pierre Boulez, and performed it under Sir John Barbirolli, Daniel Barenboim, James ConlonLawrence FosterBernard Haitink, Michiyoshi Inoue, James LevineRafael Kubelík, Hans Rosbaud, and Michael Tilson Thomas.

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