The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family remembers the extraordinary soprano Roberta Peters, who died yesterday at her home in Rye, New York. She was 86.

Peters appeared with the Orchestra on numerous occasions in Orchestra Hall and at the Ravinia Festival, between 1953 and 1984, under Fritz Reiner, Josef Krips, Franz Allers, Erich Kunzel, and James Levine.

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