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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Spektral Quartet pushes the envelope with an adventurous season lineup

The Spektral Quartet has lined up a characteristically adventurous season for…

Aug 08, 2014
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Martha Gilmer leaves CSO after 35 years for top post in San Diego

After 35 years at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, most of it…

Aug 01, 2014
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Joan Harris to receive the National Medal of Arts

Joan W. Harris will receive the National Medal of Arts award,…

Jul 22, 2014
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