Affiliated Artists
Jessie Montgomery

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has a history of inviting exceptional artists to join it for multi-season residencies. These special collaborations between artists and the Orchestra represent a unique partnership designed for lasting impact. The results have been outstanding, ranging from special performances and provoking concert series to commissions and world premieres as well as inspiring community programs.

Jessie Montgomery

Mead Composer-in-Residence (2021-2024)


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Hilary Hahn

CSO Artist-in-Residence (2021-2024)


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Daniil Trifonov

CSO Artist-in-Residence (2024-2025)


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The Artist in Residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is made possible through a generous gift from James and Brenda Grusecki.


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Jessie Montgomery has left a profound impression on the orchestra and the city’s cultural scene during her three seasons as the CSO's Mead Composer-in-Residence.
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Violinist Hilary Hahn's multi-faceted residency as CSO Artist-in-Residence has included concertos and recital performances and impactful work with the Negaunee Music Institute.
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