Yankovskaya to leave COT; Chicago Ensemble’s long run comes to a close

Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya will be departing Chicago Opera Theater after serving […]

Oct 26, 2023
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Thomas Wikman 1942-2023

Conductor Thomas Wikman, founder, music director and guiding light of Music […]

Oct 13, 2023
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CSO, musicians union reach agreement on new contract

UPDATED. The last time the Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians’ contract was […]

Sep 18, 2023
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Freud to depart Lyric Opera two years early at end of this season

Anthony Freud will depart Lyric Opera at the end of the […]

Sep 13, 2023
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CSO hires a new principal horn and a bevy of basses

Five new musicians will join the Chicago Symphony Orchestra next week […]

Sep 12, 2023
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André Watts 1946-2023

The American pianist André Watts died on July 12, age 77, […]

Jul 17, 2023
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Furlanetto recital cancelled; two CSO members retire

Ferruccio Furlanetto’s recital tonight for the Opera Festival of Chicago has […]

Jul 13, 2023
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Riccardo Muti honored with new CSO title

Riccardo Muti was named Music Director Emeritus for Life by the […]

Jun 23, 2023
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Midori to leads Steans Institute at Ravinia

The Ravinia Festival announced this week that Midori would become the […]

Jun 16, 2023
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Kaija Saariaho 1952-2023

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, a commanding and influential figure in contemporary […]

Jun 04, 2023
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