The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family mourns the death of preeminent record producer James Mallinson. For London/Decca, he produced nearly two hundred recordings, including many with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under eighth music director Sir Georg Solti.

Mallinson also was instrumental in the launch of CSO Resound, producing most of the Orchestra’s early releases led by principal conductor Bernard Haitink, including the Grammy Award–winning recording of Shostakovich’s Fourth Symphony.

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TOP: James Mallinson confers with Sir Georg Solti during playbacks for Mahler’s Third Symphony in Orchestra Hall in November 1982.