Visiting Artists
Trifonov finishes his performance of a piano concerto in a performance with the the CSO.

Meet the guest artists and ensembles from all over the world that come to Chicago's own Symphony Center.

Guest Artists

Mitsuto Suzuki
Composer
Conductor
Conductor
Guest chorus director
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Choir director
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Artistic director, Uniting Voices Chicago
Conductor
Conductor
Michael Mulcahy
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Musical director
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Composer-conductor
Conductor
Guest chorus director
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor
Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Conductor
Guest Chorus Director
Stephen Alltop
Conductor
Conductor
Conductor and piano
The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director, Joffrey Ballet
Stewart Bailey
Conductor
Brian Hillhouse
Conductor
Bob Mecozzi
Conductor
Mark Iwinski
Conductor
Jhonatan Roldan-Ramirez
Conductor
Conductor
David Chan
Conductor
MET Opera Orchestra
Peter Slowik
Conductor
Oberlin Conservatory
Civitas Ensemble
CSO Brass Quintet
Ensemble
Guadagnini String Quartet
Meridian String Quartet
Ron Carter's Golden Striker Trio
Students from The Theatre School at DePaul University
Vocal ensemble
The Plymouth Ensemble
The Voices of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory
Ensemble
Trillium Ensemble
Vocal ensemble
La Capella Reial De Catalunya
Hespèrion XXI
Carl Sandburg High School Wind Symphony
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School Wind Symphony
Victor J. Andrew High School
Students from the Kenwood Academy Music Department
Siavash Orchestra
Credo Festival Orchestra
Guitar and vocals
Russell Malone
Guitar
Sarathy Korwar
Drums
Vibraphone
Pirashanna Thevarajah
Percussion
Violin
Brett Yang & Eddy Chen
Violins
Tom Farmer
Bass
Violin
Violin
CSO Artist-in-Residence, violin
Cello
Junius Paul
Bass
Treble viol and director
Violin
Composer and violin
Conductor and violin
Cello
James Genus
Bass
Journey Allison
Vocals
Composer and soprano
Soprano
Mezzo-soprano
Mezzo-soprano
Mezzo-soprano
Simbryt Whittington Dortch
Vocals
Vocals and guitar
Soprano
Piano and Vocals
Composer and bass-baritone
Bass-baritone
Mezzo-soprano
Baritone
Mezzo-soprano
Vocals
Leah Dexter
Vocals
Contralto
Paula Murrihy
Mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen
Tenor
Bass and vocals
Countertenor
Susanna Phillips
Soprano
Sarah Ponder
Vocals
Mezzo-soprano
Bass-baritone
Sarah Vander Ploeg
Vocals
Chloe Agnew
Vocalist
Devin DeSantis
Vocalist
Catherine O’Connell
Vocalist
Soprano
Homayoun Shajarian
Vocals
Oboe, Chicago Musical Pathways Fellow
Tenor Saxophone
Arun Ghosh
Clarinet
Zachary Good
Clarinet, Civic Fellowship Alum
Saxophone
Saxophone
Clarinet
Saxophones
Julian Velasco
Saxophone
Alto saxophone
Tenor saxophone
Alto saxophone
Devin Daniels
Saxophone
Vocals, guitar, accordion and violin
Director
Narrator
Sound engineer
Special Guest
Families of Purpose Over Pain
Narrator
Matthew Gardiner
Dancer
Michael Gardiner
Dancer
Katie Grennan
Fiddle
Classic Encounter lecturer & host
Musicians from The Irene Taylor Trust
Narrator
Narrator
Jimmy Moore
Guitar, Tin whistles
Storyteller
The CSO's young professionals organization
Storyteller
Narrator
Sean Ryan
Uilleann pipes
Scenic, lighting and production designer
Trinity Irish Dancers
John Williams
Accordion, Concertina
Brandee Younger
Harp
Sound Healing Artist