In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center and at the Ravinia Festival on Chicago’s North Shore. Music lovers outside Chicago enjoy the sounds of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through best-selling recordings and frequent sold-out tour performances in the United States and around the globe.
Learn about each musician's unique journey to this incredible musical destination, as well as those of the many guest artists that will visit Symphony Center to perform this season.
An online resource that offers information about the Orchestra—its illustrious history and its current news.
Symphony Center provides the atmosphere for first-class special events, including hors d'oeuvre receptions and private concerts.
Symphony Center voted Best Formal Venue by Crain’s
Information about Symphony Center, CSO Association and employment opportunities.
An extensive collection of audio-visual materials, programs, photographs, newspaper clippings and administrative records.
Visit the CSO Archives Blog