The Chicago Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the contributions of our corporate partners to Sponsorship and Annual Fund campaigns.

John M. Pratt, Chairman, Global Industrials Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Bank of America is proud to continue its long-standing support of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and serve as the Global Sponsor. Our partnership not only delivers artistic quality, but also helps to create meaningful connections with a diverse audience base in Chicago and around the world.

E. Scott Santi, President & Chief Executive Officer, ITW


As a longtime supporter of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ITW is proud to partner with an organization whose outstanding reputation is well deserved both locally and around the world. The CSO’s past, present, and future will continue to play a critical role in ensuring that Chicago remains a thriving and important cultural center.

Christopher M. Crane, President and CEO, Exelon Corporation


At Exelon, we believe that creativity inspires us all. We applaud the CSO’s talented musicians and extraordinary performances. We are proud to serve as sponsor of the student ticket program to encourage and energize future audiences. Exelon has a strong tradition of committing our energy and resources to the communities we serve. Through “Energy for the Community,” Exelon creates collaborations with community-based nonprofits to deliver cutting-edge ideas that achieve meaningful and measurable change for the better.

Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and CEO, Northern Trust


For more than half a century, Northern Trust has enthusiastically supported the highly acclaimed CSO. We are dedicated to sharing the arts with all of Chicago’s citizens and ensuring that people around the world can enjoy the CSO’s extraordinary tradition of musical excellence.

Jay Henderson, Vice Chairman, Client Service, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP


PwC is proud to support the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a vital and world-class artistic institution that has enhanced Chicago’s cultural community since 1891. The CSO’s long-standing tradition of excellence is legendary, and we applaud its efforts during another exciting season.

Richard C. Godfrey, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis LLP


Kirkland & Ellis LLP is proud to continue its long-standing support of the CSO and applauds the Orchestra's commitment to the community. We extend our sincere wishes for another successful season to this timeless Chicago institution.

William Adams IV, Senior Executive Vice President, Nuveen Investments


Nuveen Investments is proud to support the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Rich in tradition and innovative in vision, the CSO brings musical excellence to our city and our world—and represents an investment in arts and culture that truly enriches us all.

Miles D. White, Chairmain and CEO, Abbott


Abbott and Abbott Fund congratulate the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on its continued role as one of the world’s best orchestras and one of the highlights of our city. We are proud of our long partnership and are delighted to continue to help bring the CSO’s inspirational music to the world.

Charles W. Douglas, Chairman, The Management Committee, Sidley Austin LLP


From one Chicago tradition to another, Sidley Austin LLP congratulates the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on a successful 2013–14 season. We are proud to support an organization that has contributed so much to the rich heritage of our city. May the music continue to transform and inspire us all.

Gregory C. Case, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aon


Aon applauds the CSO and takes great pride in the long-standing partnerships we hold with the communities in which our clients and colleagues live and work. Aon is excited to support the CSO’s 2013-14 season and the Orchestra’s efforts to provide a broad diversity of musical programs to the Chicagoland area and around the world.

Paul W. Theiss, Chairman, Mayer Brown


Mayer Brown is pleased to support the continued excellence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Orchestra’s outstanding performance, education, and touring programs improve the quality of life for Chicagoans and music lovers worldwide. We are very proud of our partnership with such a world-class cultural treasure.

Scott C. Swanson, President, PNC Bank Illinois


At PNC, we recognize the importance of the arts in contributing to a dynamic, vibrant and successful community. We applaud the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s achievements as a cornerstone of our local arts community and look forward to another exciting year of world-class performances.

Rick Fezell, Vice Chair and Midwest Managing Partner, EY


EY's sponsorship of the CSO is just one example of our efforts to help build a stronger Chicago. We are especially focused on mentoring students and increasing their access to higher education. We're proud to be affiliated with the CSO and applaud its programs that benefit schoolchildren, teachers and young musicians. By supporting the CSO, we enrich our community by ensuring that great music is available to everyone.

Brian W. Duwe, Managing Partner, Chicago, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates


Skadden is proud to partner with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in its efforts to spread the gift of music throughout our community and beyond. The CSO’s commitments to excellence, innovation, collaboration, diversity and education speak to many of our own core values at Skadden and we are delighted to help support this world-renowned Chicago institution.