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Geoffrey Gordon is second composer commissioned by the American Music Project

A Clarinet Quintet by Geoffrey Gordon is the second work commissioned…

Dec 16, 2014
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Oboist Izotov leaving CSO for San Francisco Symphony

Eugene Izotov is leaving his post as principal oboe of the…

Dec 08, 2014
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Lyric Opera’s “Ring” to emphasize the story-telling and theatricality of Wagner’s tetralogy

There will be no ladies in horned helmets.

Nor will there…

Dec 03, 2014
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Lyric’s “Ring” designer dies; CSO gathers its tour kudos

*Johan Engels, tapped to do the set designs for the Lyric…

Nov 08, 2014
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CSO posts its largest deficit in over a decade

The Riccardo Muti era at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been…

Oct 15, 2014
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van Zweden out, Runnicles in for this week’s CSO concerts

Jaap van Zweden has bowed out of this week’s Chicago Symphony…

Oct 07, 2014
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Dufour to leave CSO for Berlin Philharmonic

To the surprise of no one, Mathieu Dufour has resigned as…

Oct 01, 2014
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CSO names its new president

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra confirmed late Wednesday that Jeff Alexander will…

Sep 03, 2014
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Conlon re-ups for a final Ravinia season; Orion Ensemble violist departs

James Conlon chose not to renew his contract as music director…

Aug 27, 2014
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Grant Park Music Festival to wrap season with Bill Bolcom premiere

As the musical organization in Chicago most committed to works of…

Aug 11, 2014
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