Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), based in Chicago, was formed by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The Symphony makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. Wikipedia

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), based in Chicago, was formed by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The Symphony makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. Wikipedia

Sep 28, 11:53 PM

""Nobility, lyrical feeling and dramatic thrust are keys to Muti''s approach to the Bruckner symphonies."" (Chicago Tribune) Maestro Muti and the CSO performed Bruckner''s Symphony No. 4, Rossini''s William Tell Overture and a world premiere by Mead Composer-in-Residence Elizabeth Ogonek. Photos by @toddrphoto.

Sep 26, 11:19 PM

""And in this music, the CSO can display its rapid-fire reaction time and wit, and the beauty of its strings. And I can drive the violin like a Lamborghini. -Anne-Sophie Mutter on Tchaikovsky''s Violin Concerto, which she performed tonight with Maestro Muti and the CSO. Also on the concert were Penderecki''s The Awakening of Jacob and Schumann''s Symphony No. 2.

Sep 26, 3:07 PM

Last night Riccardo Muti led the Civic Orchestra of Chicago in an open rehearsal featuring works by Rossini and Bruckner. The event marks the beginning of the Civic Orchestra''s 2017/18 season of free performances in Orchestra Hall as well as in school and communities across Chicago. Photos by @toddrphoto.

Sep 23, 11:15 PM

Riccardo Muti led the CSO in Rossini''s William Tell Overture and Tchaikovsky''s The Sleeping Beauty, as well as Mozart''s Violin Concerto No. 5 with Anne-Sophie Mutter as the soloist. Photos by @toddrphoto. #CSOSymphonyBall