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2018/19 SEASON PRESS RELEASES

July 9, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERTS FOR 2019/20 SEASON

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June 27, 2019

KEN-DAVID MASUR NAMED PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR OF THE CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO

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June 19, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA NAMES DAVID COOPER AS PRINCIPAL HORN

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June 17, 2019

YO-YO MA PERFORMS J.S. BACH’S COMPLETE CELLO SUITES IN FREE, PUBLIC CONCERT AT MILLENNIUM PARK

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June 7, 2019

TICKETS FOR CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION’S SYMPHONY BALL ON SALE NOW

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June 5, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS TWO WEEKS OF SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES IN FINAL CSO RESIDENCY OF THE 2018/19 SEASON

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June 5, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE AND CO-COMMISSION OF NEW WORK BY FORMER MEAD COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE MASON BATES

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May 31, 2019

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO AND MEMBERS OF LYRIC OPERA’S RYAN OPERA CENTER PERFORM A PROGRAM OF ORCHESTRAL AND OPERATIC SELECTIONS

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May 30, 2019

CONDUCTOR SIMONE YOUNG MAKES CSO DEBUT IN JUNE SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 29, 2019

CELEBRATED PIANIST RUDOLF BUCHBINDER CLOSES 2018/19 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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May 21, 2019

THE JOFFREY BALLET MAKES THEIR CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA DEBUT IN CHOREOGRAPHY FOR TWO WORKS BY STRAVINSKY

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May 17, 2019

CONDUCTOR GIANCARLO GUERRERO AND GUITARIST PABLO SÁINZ VILLEGAS MAKE CSO DEBUTS IN MAY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 15, 2019

PIANIST JASON MORAN RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER WITH MEZZO-SOPRANO ALICIA HALL MORAN FOR SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES COMMISSION AND MIDWEST PREMIERE OF TWO WINGS: THE MUSIC OF BLACK AMERICA IN MIGRATION

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May 13, 2019

MARIN ALSOP TO REPLACE MIKKO FRANCK IN CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 10, 2019

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR 2019/20 SEASON

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May 9, 2019

MIKKO FRANCK RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN FINNISH MASTERWORKS

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May 7, 2019

June 2019 Calendar of Events

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May 6, 2019

PIANIST EVGENY KISSIN PRESENTS SOLO RECITAL ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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May 2, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI OPENS TWO WEEKS OF SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES ON MAY 2

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April 27, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION AND CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS REACH AGREEMENT ON NEW FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT

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April 26, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS AND CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION REACH TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT

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April 18, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CONCERT CANCELLATIONS DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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April 9, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CONCERT CANCELLATIONS DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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April 8, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION SHARES DETAILS OF FINAL OFFER FOR MUSICIANS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOLLOWING RECENT NEGOTIATIONS

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April 1, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CONCERT CANCELLATIONS DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 25, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION CONCERTS AND EVENTS THROUGH APRIL 2 TO BE CANCELED OR POSTPONED DUE TO STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 18, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION CANCELS CONCERTS THROUGH MARCH 25 DUE TO STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 17, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER CONCERT CANCELLATION DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 14, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CONCERT CANCELLATIONS DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 12, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CONCERT CANCELLATIONS DUE TO CURRENT STRIKE BY MUSICIANS OF THE CSO

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March 11, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA DISAPPOINTED IN UNION DECISION TO STRIKE; STANDS READY TO RETURN TO NEGOTIATIONS WITH MUSICIANS

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March 8, 2019

THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS GERSHWIN’S ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING SCORE FOR FILM PRESENTATIONS OF AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

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March 6, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS TO CHICAGO FOR MARCH SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES

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February 28, 2019

VIOLINIST ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER RETURNS FOR A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES CONCERT WITH PIANIST LAMBERT ORKIS AND CELLIST DANIEL MÜLLER-SCHOTT

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February 27, 2019

GEORGE HINCHLIFFE’S UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT DEBUT

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February 27, 2019

CONDUCTOR DAVID AFKHAM RETURNS FOR PROGRAM OF WORKS BY BEETHOVEN AND DVOŘÁK IN CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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February 25, 2019

THE BAD PLUS WELCOMES SPECIAL GUEST KURT ROSENWINKEL ON A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES DOUBLE BILL WITH SINGER JOSÉ JAMES

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February 20, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON TOUR TO FLORIDA

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February 20, 2019

THE PAQUITO D’RIVERA QUINTET MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT IN SCP JAZZ SERIES CONCERT

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February 18, 2019

May 2019 Calendar of Events

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February 18, 2019

April 2019 Calendar of Events

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February 18, 2019

March 2019 Calendar of Events

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February 13, 2019

BEHZOD ABDURAIMOV MAKES HIS SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT IN SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES SOLO RECITAL

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February 12, 2019

SIX-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING IRISH BAND THE CHIEFTAINS RETURN FOR SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT

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February 11, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS FOR FEBRUARY RESIDENCY FEATURING A PROGRAM OF WORKS TO HONOR AND REMEMBER

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February 5, 2019

PIANIST BEATRICE RANA MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT IN SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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February 5, 2018

CONDUCTOR PABLO HERAS-CASADO LEADS THE CSO IN PROGRAM OF RUSSIAN MASTERWORKS

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February 4, 2019

CELEBRATED TAIKO PERFORMING ARTS ENSEMBLE KODO RETURNS FOR SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT

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January 29, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2019/20 SEASON

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January 25, 2019

JAZZ IN THE KEY OF ELLISON WEAVES JAZZ, R&B, SPOKEN WORD AND MULTIMEDIA TO PAY TRIBUTE TO GREAT AFRICAN-AMERICAN NOVELIST RALPH ELLISON ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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January 23, 2019

ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA RETURNS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2006 IN SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRA SERIES CONCERT

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January 16, 2019

JOSHUA REDMAN QUARTET AND ANAT COHEN TENTET RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER ON DOUBLE BILL

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January 10, 2019

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION PRESENTS YO-YO MA IN A PERFORMANCE OF BACH’S COMPLETE CELLO SUITES AT CHICAGO’S MILLENNIUM PARK

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January 9, 2019

CELEBRATED PIANIST LEIF OVE ANDSNES RETURNS TO PERFORM SOLO RECITAL ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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January 8, 2019

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON TOUR TO ASIA

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December 28, 2018

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO MARKS 100TH SEASON WITH CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING YO-YO MA AND ESA-PEKKA SALONEN

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December 21, 2018

CONDUCTOR BRAMWELL TOVEY RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER IN JANUARY FOR CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND CIVIC ORCHESTRA PROGRAM

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December 17, 2018

RYAN LEWIS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT FOR SALES AND MARKETING FOR THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION

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December 10, 2018

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST AND ACTOR COMMON JOINS MEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOR 30TH ANNUAL CORPORATE NIGHT CONCERT

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December 7, 2018

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY STRAVINSKY, PROKOFIEV AND TCHAIKOVSKY

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November 30, 2018

EDWARD GARDNER MAKES CSO SUBSCRIPTION DEBUT IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY WAGNER, STRAUSS, AND NIELSEN

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November 19, 2018

CONCERTMASTER ROBERT CHEN LEADS CSO IN ALL-MOZART PROGRAM

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November 14, 2018

February 2019 Calendar of Events

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November 14, 2018

January 2019 Calendar of Events

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November 14, 2018

December 2018 Calendar of Events

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November 9, 2018

DANISH CONDUCTOR THOMAS SØNDERGÅRD MAKES CSO DEBUT ON SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAM OF WORKS BY SIBELIUS, RACHMANINOV AND TCHAIKOVSKY

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November 8, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RELEASES NEW RECORDING WITH RICCARDO MUTI ON CSO RESOUND LABEL— RICCARDO MUTI CONDUCTS ITALIAN MASTERWORKS

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November 7, 2018

2018 HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING AT SYMPHONY CENTER FEATURES FESTIVE CONCERTS AND FILM FAVORITES

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November 5, 2018

MUSICNOW HIGHLIGHTS HOMEGROWN COMPOSITIONAL VOICES IN PROGRAM “CHICAGO’S OWN”

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November 1, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN NOVEMBER FOR THREE PERFORMANCES OF VERDI’S REQUIEM

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October 31, 2018

RUSSIAN PIANIST DENIS MATSUEV PERFORMS SOLO RECITAL ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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October 30, 2018

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ANNOUNCES PROGRAM DETAILS FOR FIFTH ANNUAL CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

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October 25, 2018

FORMER CSO MUSIC DIRECTOR DANIEL BARENBOIM MAKES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER IN NOVEMBER FOR CSO AND SCP CONCERTS

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October 23, 2018

RICCARDO MUTI AWARDED JAPAN’S PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE IN TOKYO

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October 19, 2018

DANIEL BARENBOIM AND THE WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA LAUNCH U.S. TOUR IN CHICAGO WITH A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT

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October 17, 2018

FORMER CSO PRINCIPAL CONDUCTOR BERNARD HAITINK RETURNS TO LEAD THE ORCHESTRA IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY BEETHOVEN AND BRUCKNER

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October 17, 2018

SOUTH AFRICA’S SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR MARKS CENTENNIAL OF NELSON MANDELA’S BIRTHDAY IN THEIR PROGRAM SONGS OF THE FREE

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October 16, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION REVIEWS ARTISTIC HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 127th SEASON AND ANNOUNCES OPERATING RESULTS

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October 16, 2018

SEMYON BYCHKOV LEADS THE CZECH PHILHARMONIC IN A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRA CONCERT

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October 9, 2018

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING GUITARIST AND SINGER-SONGWRITER CAETANO VELOSO RETURNS FOR A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT

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October 8, 2018

January 2019 Calendar of Events

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October 8, 2018

December 2018 Calendar of Events

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October 8, 2018

November 2018 Calendar of Events

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October 5, 2018

PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD AND TAMARA STEFANOVICH RETURN TO OPEN THE 2018/19 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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October 3, 2018

MUSICNOW’s 21ST SEASON OPENS WITH PROGRAM “QUIRKS AND CURRENTS” FEATURING THREE U.S. PREMIERES

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October 3, 2018

MARIN ALSOP LEADS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN WORLD PREMIERE OF THRENOS BY COMPOSER BRUNO MANTOVANI

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October 1, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MARKS 100 YEARS OF ITS SERIES OF CONCERTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN 2018/19 SEASON

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September 28, 2018

ANDRÉS OROZCO-ESTRADA RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 3

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September 27, 2018

CONDUCTOR MARIN ALSOP AND COMPOSER BRUNO MANTOVANI ARE SPECIAL GUESTS AT THE LEAGUE OF THE CSOA’S NINTH ANNUAL “FALL IN LOVE WITH MUSIC” BENEFIT EVENT

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September 25, 2018

VIOLINIST PINCHAS ZUKERMAN, CELLIST AMANDA FORSYTH AND THE JERUSALEM QUARTET TO OPEN 2018/19 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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September 24, 2018

“THE PRESIDENT’S OWN” U.S. MARINE BAND TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT AT SYMPHONY CENTER AS PART OF ITS 100TH NATIONAL CONCERT TOUR

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September 20, 2018

RICCARDO MUTI OPENS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SUBSCRIPTION SEASON WITH PROGRAM FEATURING SHOSTAKOVICH’S SYMPHONY NO. 13 (Babi Yar)

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September 14, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA NAMES WILLIAM WELTER AS PRINCIPAL OBOE

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September 13, 2018

CSOA ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR 2018/19 ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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September 12, 2018

LEGENDARY PIANIST AHMAD JAMAL TO OPEN 25th SEASON OF SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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September 11, 2018

CSOA ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING DETAILS FOR ITS 2018/19 MusicNOW SERIES

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September 7, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FOURTH SIR GEORG SOLTI CONDUCTING APPRENTICESHIP

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September 6, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI OPENS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S 2018/19 SEASON WITH FIVE DISTINCT PROGRAMS

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September 5, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION’S SYMPHONY BALL SERVES AS FESTIVE FINALE FOR RICCARDO MUTI’S OPENING RESIDENCY OF THE 2018/19 SEASON

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September 4, 2018

THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING COMPOSER FRANZ WAXMAN’S SCORE TO THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN IN HALLOWEEN-WEEKEND SCREENING

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August 29, 2018

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES PROGRAM DETAILS FOR 2018/19 CENTENNIAL SEASON PERFORMANCES

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August 10, 2018

November 2018 Calendar of Events

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August 10, 2018

October 2018 Calendar of Events

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August 10, 2018

September 2018 Calendar of Events

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August 9, 2018

SINGLE TICKETS FOR ALL CSOA-PRESENTED EVENTS IN THE 2018/19 SEASON GO ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, AT 10 A.M.

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August 1, 2018

CSOA PRESENTS A TIME FOR REFLECTION—A MESSAGE OF PEACE, A SERIES OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE ARMISTICE THAT ENDED WORLD WAR ONE

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