There’s nothing like music to bring solace in the wake of a disaster. Over the past week, the PS 22 Chorus, Neil Diamond, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra each paid a musical tribute to Bostonians in the wake of the tragic April 15 ...―
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is inviting the world to join in a celebration of Verdi’s 200th birthday with a special one-night-only concert on October 10, 2013. The performance will be streamed live online at cso.org and will be available...―
If you love choral music, then you won’t want to miss the world’s best-known choir, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge on Wednesday, April 3 at the Fourth Presbyterian Church. The performance marks the ensemble’s first...―
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform an eclectic mix of movie music, classical standards, and children’s programming during its upcoming June performances at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Tickets are now on sale for the ...―
“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin will belt it out with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the CSO Association’s annual Corporate Night on Monday, May 20 at 7:30 PM. The event pays special tribute to Chicago’s...―
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced on January 17 that conductor Riccardo Muti has withdrawn from part of the CSO’s upcoming Asian tour. Muti returned to Italy last week after battling the flu. Doctors diagnosed the maestro...―
With Christmas just a few days away, are you still scratching your head trying to think of a gift for a Chicago classical music aficionado? Fret no longer. Below is a list of albums by local artists which will satisfy even the most discerning fan....―
Today is the 70th birthday of pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim. The famed Argentinian-Israeli musician has a special place in my heart as the conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1991-2006. According to Barenboim’s website, ...―
In 2010, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma became the first Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant. Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Association President Deborah F. Rutter announced a contract extension with Ma...―
Imagine that you’re eating lunch in the food court, when suddenly, Renée Fleming and Yo-Yo Ma begin to perform. That’s exactly what happened for hundreds of lunchtime diners on the lower level of the James R. Thompson Center. Fleming, ...―
I can’t say I’m surprised by the announcement because if you’ve ever heard the music by Mason Bates and Anna Clyne, it’s clear the pair have a music vision worth nurturing. It’s exactly why Riccardo Muti decided to extend the terms for Bates and...―
As a violin teacher, I’m deeply committed to building new audiences for classical music. It’s been proven time and time again that children are open and eager to learning about classical music and jazz at a young age. That’s why ...―
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