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RECENT PRESS RELEASES

June 12, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 100TH SEASON OF THE CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO AND ITS SERIES OF CONCERTS FOR CHILDREN IN 2018/19

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June 5,2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS TWO WEEKS OF SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES IN FINAL CSO RESIDENCY OF THE 2017/18 SEASON

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June 1, 2018

SINGLE TICKETS FOR SELECT 2018/19 SPECIAL CONCERTS AT SYMPHONY CENTER GO ON SALE JUNE 1

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May 31, 2018

PIANIST MARTIN HELMCHEN CAPS THE SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS (SCP) PIANO SERIES

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May 30, 2018

TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING VOCALIST GREGORY PORTER PERFORMS NAT KING COLE AND ME WITH THE CSO FOR 29TH ANNUAL CORPORATE NIGHT BENEFIT CONCERT

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May 25, 2018

GUEST CONDUCTOR AND FLAUTINO MASTER GIOVANNI ANTONINI MAKES HIS CSO DEBUT IN PROGRAM OF ITALIAN CLASSICAL AND BAROQUE MASTERPIECES

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May 18, 2018

CONDUCTOR MAREK JANOWSKI MAKES CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT DEBUT IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY WEBER, BEETHOVEN AND WAGNER

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May 9, 2018

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN RETURNS IN MAY FOR TWO WEEKS OF CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND TO LEAD THE SEASON FINALE CONCERT FOR MUSICNOW

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May 7, 2018

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PIANIST YEFIM BRONFMAN RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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May 2, 2018

CONDUCTOR EMMANUEL KRIVINE LEADS CSO IN MAY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 1, 2018

CELLIST YO-YO MA JOINS MUSICIANS FROM THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO CHILDREN’S CHOIR AND ST. SABINA BAND IN A CONCERT FOR PEACE AT ST. SABINA CHURCH

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April 30, 2018

NEA JAZZ MASTER DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER SHARES DOUBLE BILL WITH THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA

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April 24, 2018

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES ANNOUNCES 25TH SEASON PROGRAMMING FOR 2018/19

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April 24, 2018

CONDUCTOR SEMYON BYCHKOV RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN MAY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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April 23, 2018

ACCLAIMED RUSSIAN PIANIST EVGENY KISSIN RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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April 20, 2018

TERENCE BLANCHARD AND ANTONIO SÁNCHEZ PRESENT THEIR LATEST PROJECTS IN SCP JAZZ SERIES DOUBLE BILL

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April 12, 2018

LEGENDARY FILM COMPOSER JOHN WILLIAMS RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD THE CSO IN A PROGRAM OF FILM MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS

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April 6, 2018

June 2018 Calendar of Events

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April 6, 2018

May 2018 Calendar of Events

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April 6, 2018

April 2018 Calendar of Events

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April 6, 2018

TABLA MASTER ZAKIR HUSSAIN AND LEGENDARY JAZZ BASSIST DAVE HOLLAND COLLABORATE FOR THEIR GENRE-BENDING PROJECT CROSSCURRENTS

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April 5, 2018

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PIANIST MAURIZIO POLLINI RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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April 3, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN APRIL FOR TWO WEEKS OF CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES

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April 3, 2018

CSOA ANNOUNCES CAST FOR JUNE 2019 PERFORMANCES OF VERDI’S AIDA LED BY MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI

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April 2, 2018

RICCARDO MUTI AND CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE EXTENSION FOR SIR GEORG SOLTI CONDUCTING APPRENTICE ERINA YASHIMA

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March 29, 2018

ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO AND CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’s MusicNOW SERIES HOST AN EVENING OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PERFORMED IN THE MUSEUM GALLERIES

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March 26, 2018

CONDUCTOR MATTHIAS PINTSCHER MAKES CSO DEBUT IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY DEBUSSY AND RAVEL

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March 22, 2018

MODERN CROONER MAX RAABE BRINGS HIS PALAST ORCHESTER TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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March 21, 2018

CELEBRATED PIANIST EVGENY KISSIN JOINS FORCES WITH EMERSON STRING QUARTET FOR FINAL PROGRAM OF THE 2017/18 SEASON ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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March 15, 2018

CONDUCTOR KENT NAGANO RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN MARCH SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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March 15, 2018

MASTER FLAMENCO SINGER DIEGO EL CIGALA MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT

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March 14, 2018

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PIANIST EMANUEL AX PRESENTS SOLO RECITAL ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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March 13, 2018

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES FEATURES RUSSIAN VIRTUOSO BORIS BEREZOVSKY

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March 7, 2018

MusicNOW PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF CHICAGO-AREA NATIVE AMY BETH KIRSTEN’S SAVIOR

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March 6, 2018

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES WELCOMES VIOLINIST GIL SHAHAM AND PIANIST AKIRA EGUCHI

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March 5, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN MARCH FOR TWO WEEKS OF SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES

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March 2, 2018

June 2018 Calendar of Events

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March 2, 2018

May 2018 Calendar of Events

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March 2, 2018

April 2018 Calendar of Events

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March 2, 2018

March 2018 Calendar of Events

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February 28, 2018

EMMANUEL KRIVINE RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN MARCH SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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February 22, 2018

PINK MARTINI RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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February 21, 2018

HERBERT BLOMSTEDT RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN SYMPHONIES OF MOZART AND BEETHOVEN

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February 20, 2018

JAZZ ARTISTS CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT AND BILL CHARLAP SHARE DOUBLE BILL AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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February 12, 2018

CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN ROMANTIC MASTERWORKS

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February 5, 2018

AFRO-CUBAN PIANO MASTERS CHUCHO VALDÉS AND GONZALO RUBALCABA BRING THEIR TALENTS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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January 31, 2018

RENOWNED PIANIST MITSUKO UCHIDA RETURNS FOR RECITAL PERFORMANCE ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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January 30, 2018

RICCARDO MUTI EXTENDS CONTRACT AS MUSIC DIRECTOR OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA THROUGH 2022

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January 30, 2018

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2018/19 SEASON

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January 26, 2018

CHICAGO NATIVE AMIR ELSAFFAR AND MIKE REED BRING COMPELLING PROJECTS TO SCP JAZZ SERIES

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January 22, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS FOR FEBRUARY RESIDENCY FEATURING WORLD PREMIERE OF LOW BRASS CONCERTO BY PULITZER PRIZE-WINNER JENNIFER HIGDON

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January 19, 2018

MEDIA ALERT: EMMANUEL KRIVINE LEADS MARCH CSO CONCERTS AND MATTHIAS PINTSCHER MAKES CSO DEBUT IN APRIL CONCERTS

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January 17, 2018

May 2018 Calendar of Events

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January 17, 2018

April 2018 Calendar of Events

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January 17, 2018

March 2018 Calendar of Events

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January 17, 2018

February 2018 Calendar of Events

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January 12, 2018

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA MARKS HISTORIC RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER AFTER MORE THAN 50 YEARS AS PART OF SCP ORCHESTRAS SERIES

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January 12, 2018

MANFRED HONECK RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN JANUARY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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January 11, 2018

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON EAST COAST TOUR

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January 10, 2018

MEDIA ALERT: JOHN MALKOVICH ANNOUNCED AS NARRATOR FOR APRIL PERFORMANCES OF COPLAND’S LINCOLN PORTRAIT BY RICCARDO MUTI AND THE CSO

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January 9, 2018

RAFAEL PAYARE MAKES SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT DEBUT WITH THE CSO IN JANUARY CONCERTS AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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December 18, 2017

JOHN BEASLEY BRINGS HIS GRAMMY-NOMINATED MONK’ESTRA PROJECT TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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December 13, 2017

VIOLINIST NIKOLAJ ZNAIDER LEADS CSO IN DECEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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December 6, 2017

JAAP VAN ZWEDEN RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD THE CSO IN DECEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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November 29, 2017

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

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November 28, 2017

NEEME JÄRVI RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN DECEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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November 20, 2017

CSO FAMILY MATINEE SERIES LAUNCHES 2017/18 SEASON IN DECEMBER WITH “FRIENDS IN HARMONY” PROGRAM

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November 13, 2017

FINNISH CONDUCTOR JOHN STORGÅRDS MAKES CSO DEBUT IN PROGRAM INCLUDING NORDIC MASTERWORKS

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November 10, 2017

ONCE UPON A SYMPHONY OPENS FIRST OF TWO 2017/18 SEASON PRODUCTIONS AT SYMPHONY CENTER IN NOVEMBER

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November 9, 2017

2017 HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING AT SYMPHONY CENTER FEATURES FESTIVE CONCERTS AND FILM FAVORITES

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November 8, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN NOVEMBER TO LEAD CONCERTS WITH THE CSO AT SYMPHONY CENTER AND IN THE COMMUNITY

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November 3, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES FEATURES DOUBLE BILL WITH RAVI COLTRANE QUARTET AND TRIO BEYOND

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November 2, 2017

MOSCOW MUSIC CRITICS’ ASSOCIATION AWARD-WINNER LUCAS DEBARGUE MAKES HIS SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES DEBUT

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November 2, 2017

GUEST CONDUCTOR MANFRED HONECK RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD CSO IN NOVEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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November 1, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION REVIEWS ARTISTIC HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 126th SEASON AND ANNOUNCES OPERATING RESULTS

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October 30, 2017

MACARTHUR FELLOW, COMPOSER-PIANIST VIJAY IYER MAKES MusicNOW DEBUT

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October 27, 2017

SIR ANDRÁS SCHIFF MAKES ANTICIPATED RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER AS CONDUCTOR AND SOLOIST IN NOVEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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October 26, 2017

January 2018 Calendar of Events

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October 26, 2017

December 2017 Calendar of Events

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October 26, 2017

November 2017 Calendar of Events

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October 25, 2017

CSOA PRESENTS 2017/18 ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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October 25, 2017

CSOA PRESENTS 2017/18 ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES PROGRAM LISTINGS

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October 25, 2017

VIOLINIST JOSHUA BELL RETURNS WITH PIANIST ALESSIO BAX TO OPEN 2017/18 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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October 24, 2017

VALERY GERGIEV AND THE MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA RETURN TO OPEN 2017/18 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRA SERIES

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October 19, 2017

CHINA NCPA ORCHESTRA RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER WITH PIPA VIRTUOSO WU MAN, A U.S. PREMIERE AND BRAHMS’ FOURTH SYMPHONY

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October 17, 2017

IRMA THOMAS, THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA, AND THE PRESERVATION HALL LEGACY QUINTET BRING THEIR PROGRAM “THE HEART AND SOUL QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS” TO THE SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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October 17, 2017

JAMES GAFFIGAN RETURNS TO LEAD THE CSO IN OCTOBER CONCERTS AT SYMPHONY CENTER AND IN CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

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October 10, 2017

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING JAZZ KEYBOARDIST AND CHICAGO NATIVE HERBIE HANCOCK RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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October 5, 2017

PRINCIPAL VIOLA CHARLES PIKLER RETIRES AFTER 39 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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October 4, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON TOUR TO KANSAS CITY AND WEST COAST

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October 4, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI LEADS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON TOUR TO KANSAS CITY AND THE WEST COAST- ITINERARY

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October 3, 2017

ACCLAIMED POLISH-HUNGARIAN PIANIST PIOTR ANDERSZEWSKI RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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October 2, 2017

WYNTON MARSALIS AND THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA RETURN TO CHICAGO FOR TWO-DAY RESIDENCY INCLUDING CONCERTS AND YOUTH PROGRAMS

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September 28, 2017

ITALIAN PIANIST AND COMPOSER LUDOVICO EINAUDI BRIDGES CLASSICAL AND POPULAR MUSIC GENRES IN HIS SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT

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September 25, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI TO BRING CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO LANE TECH COLLEGE PREP HIGH SCHOOL FOR COMMUNITY CONCERT IN NOVEMBER

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September 19, 2017

CONDUCTOR ALAIN ALTINOGLU LEADS THE CSO AND CHORUS IN OCTOBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS FEATURING A PROGRAM OF SACRED MASTERWORKS

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September 18, 2018

ACTOR BILL MURRAY TEAMS WITH CELLIST JAN VOGLER & FRIENDS FOR A PROGRAM OF MUSIC AND LITERATURE

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September 18, 2017

MARIACHI VARGAS DE TECALITLÁN RETURNS WITH TRADITIONAL MEXICAN SONGS AND CLASSICAL WORKS FOR 11th ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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September 13, 2017

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR 2017/18 SEASON PERFORMANCES AND ACTIVITIES

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September 12, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI OPENS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S 2017/18 SEASON WITH THREE DISTINCT PROGRAMS

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September 11, 2017

PIANIST LOUIS LORTIE OPENS THE 2017/18 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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September 11, 2017

DAVID CHAMBERS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION

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September 7, 2017

ACCLAIMED AMERICAN CONDUCTOR JAMES GAFFIGAN IS SPECIAL GUEST AT THE LEAGUE OF THE CSOA’S “FALL IN LOVE WITH MUSIC” LUNCHEON

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August 30, 2017

November 2017 Calendar of Events

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August 30, 2017

October 2017 Calendar of Events

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August 30, 2017

September 2017 Calendar of Events

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August 29, 2017

MusicNOW OPENS ITS 20TH SEASON WITH A PROGRAM FEATURING WORKS BY FORMER CSO COMPOSERS-IN-RESIDENCE

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August 10, 2017

SINGLE TICKETS FOR 2017/18 CSOA-PRESENTED EVENTS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, AT 10 A.M.

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July 17, 2017

TICKETS FOR FULL RANGE OF CSOA-PRESENTED 2017 HOLIDAY PROGRAMS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 21

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June 13, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN JUNE FOR FINAL CSO RESIDENCY OF THE 2016/17 SEASON WITH PROGRAM OF ITALIAN OPERA MASTERWORKS

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June 6, 2017

SUSANNA MÄLKKI RETURNS TO LEAD CSO IN CONCERTS FEATURING SAXOPHONIST BRANFORD MARSALIS

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June 5, 2017

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO TO PERFORM FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT AT KENWOOD ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL

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June 2, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES CONCLUDES 2016/17 SEASON WITH PERFORMANCE BY RUSSIAN PIANIST KIRILL GERSTEIN

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June 1, 2017

September 2017 Calendar of Events

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June 1, 2017

MANFRED HONECK LEADS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN JUNE CONCERTS FEATURING AN ALL-MOZART PROGRAM

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May 30, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM JOHN WILLIAMS’ ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING SCORE FOR STEVEN SPIELBERG’S ICONIC FILM JAWS

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May 26, 2017

SINGLE TICKETS FOR SELECT 2017/18 SPECIAL CONCERTS AT SYMPHONY CENTER GO ON SALE JUNE 1

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May 25, 2017

JURAJ VALČUHA MAKES CSO DEBUT IN JUNE SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 25, 2017

PINK MARTINI PERFORMS WITH THE CSO FOR 28th ANNUAL CORPORATE NIGHT CONCERT

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May 25, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA NAMES NEW SECOND FLUTE

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May 23, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S MusicNOW SERIES CELEBRATES ITS 20th ANNIVERSARY IN 2017/18

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May 19, 2017

FINAL CONCERT OF 2016/17 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES FEATURES JASON MORAN AND GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW

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May 18, 2017

CONDUCTOR JESUS LÓPEZ-COBOS MAKES ANTICIPATED RETURN TO LEAD CSO IN MAY SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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May 16, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RELEASES NEW RECORDING BY RICCARDO MUTI ON CSO RESOUND LABEL—BRUCKNER: SYMPHONY NO. 9 IN D MINOR

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May 15, 2017

MusicNOW 2016/17 SERIES CONCLUDES WITH WORLD PREMIERE OF MusicNOW COMMISSION BY MEAD COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE ELIZABETH OGONEK

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May 11, 2017

CELLIST YO-YO MA JOINS MUSICIANS FROM THE CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO AND CHICAGO CHILDREN’S CHOIR IN A CONCERT FOR PEACE AT SAINT SABINA CHURCH

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May 9, 2017

RENOWNED PIANIST AND CHOPIN INTERPRETER MAURIZIO POLLINI RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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May 5, 2017

CZECH CONDUCTOR JAKUB HRŮŠA MAKES HIS CSO DEBUT LEADING THE ORCHESTRA IN SMETANA’S MÁ VLAST (MY HOMELAND)

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May 3, 2017

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER NICHOLAS PAYTON RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES WITH AFRO-CARIBBEAN MIXTAPE

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May 1, 2017

MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNER MURRAY PERAHIA RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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April 24, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES CONTINUES WITH DUO PIANO PROGRAM FEATURING LEIF OVE ANDSNES AND MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN

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April 21, 2017

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE AND REGINA CARTER SHARE DOUBLE BILL THAT PAYS TRIBUTE TO JAZZ GREATS

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April 21, 2017

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S PSYCHO REPLACES NORTH BY NORTHWEST ON CSO AT THE MOVIES SERIES

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April 20, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS FOR CSO RESIDENCY IN APRIL AND MAY THAT INCLUDES PERFORMANCES OF THE COMPLETE BRAHMS SYMPHONIES

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April 18, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES 2017/18 PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED

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April 18, 2017

BÉLA FLECK, ABIGAIL WASHBURN AND THE DEL McCOURY BAND PERFORM IN A SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS SPECIAL CONCERT

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April 12, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS 2016/17 CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES CONCLUDES WITH ALL-BACH PROGRAM FEATURING YO-YO MA, CHRIS THILE AND EDGAR MEYER

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April 11, 2017

STACIE FRANK NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION

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April 6, 2017

June 2017 Calendar of Events

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April 6, 2017

May 2017 Calendar of Events

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March 31, 2017

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BRITISH PIANIST PAUL LEWIS RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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March 30, 2017

GUEST CONDUCTOR CHARLES DUTOIT RETURNS TO LEAD CSO IN TWO WEEKS OF PROGRAMS, APRIL 6-15

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March 29, 2017

SAXOPHONIST CHARLES LLOYD RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER WITH NEW GROUP THE MARVELS

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March 27, 2017

MusicNOW 2016/17 SERIES CONTINUES WITH CONCERT HONORING THE LEGACY OF PIERRE BOULEZ

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March 24, 2017

JAMES CONLON TO REPLACE BERNARD HAITINK IN CSO CONCERTS FEATURING MAHLER’S DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (THE SONG OF THE EARTH)

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March 21, 2017

ALL-STAR ROSTER OF PIANISTS PAY TRIBUTE TO JAZZ PIANO LEGEND OSCAR PETERSON IN OSCAR, WITH LOVE

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March 20, 2017

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING VIOLINIST ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER AND PIANIST LAMBERT ORKIS RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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March 17, 2017

THREE NEW SPECIAL CONCERTS FEATURING INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017/18 SEASON AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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March 16, 2017

WINNERS OF 2017 CRAIN-MALING FOUNDATION CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA YOUTH AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED

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March 15, 2017

RUSSIAN PIANIST DANIIL TRIFONOV RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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March 15, 2017

NEEME JÄRVI TO REPLACE CHRISTOPH VON DOHNÁNYI IN CSO CONCERTS

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March 9, 2017

SITAR PLAYER AND COMPOSER ANOUSHKA SHANKAR RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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March 8, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN MARCH TO LEAD THE CSO IN WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW WORK BY CSO MEAD COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE SAMUEL ADAMS

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March 3, 2017

LEAGUE OF THE CSOA HOSTS BENEFIT EVENING – “A TOAST TO GERSHWIN”

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March 2, 2017

NEW FILMS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017/18 CSO AT THE MOVIES SERIES

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March 1, 2017

AWARD-WINNING PIANIST IGOR LEVIT MAKES CHICAGO DEBUT ON SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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February 28, 2017

JAZZ 100: THE MUSIC OF DIZZY, ELLA, MONGO AND MONK COMES TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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February 27, 2017

May 2017 Calendar of Events

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February 27, 2017

April 2017 Calendar of Events

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February 27, 2017

March 2017 Calendar of Events

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February 24, 2017

YURI TEMIRKANOV LEADS ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC IN FINAL CONCERT OF 2016/17 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRA SERIES

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February 23, 2017

ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LEADS TWO WEEKS OF SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS WITH THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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February 17, 2018

WYNTON MARSALIS AND THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA (JLCO) RETURN TO CHICAGO FOR MULTI-DAY RESIDENCY INCLUDING CONCERTS AND SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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February 16, 2017

CSO PRINCIPAL TRUMPET CHRISTOPHER MARTIN DEPARTS FROM CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AFTER 11 YEARS

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February 15, 2017

THE CSO’S AFRICAN AMERICAN NETWORK HOSTS INAUGURAL EVENT AT SYMPHONY CENTER DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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February 13, 2017

BRITISH PIANIST BENJAMIN GROSVENOR MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES DEBUT

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February 9, 2017

CELEBRATED JAPANESE TAIKO DRUMMERS OF KODO RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER

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February 7, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS TO CSO FOR TWO WEEKS OF CONCERTS AND ACTIVITIES IN FEBRUARY

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February 1, 2017

FABIO BIONDI MAKES CSO DEBUT AS CONDUCTOR AND VIOLIN SOLOIST IN BAROQUE PROGRAM OF WORKS BY VIVALDI AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

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February 1, 2017

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRA SERIES CONTINUES WITH THE BUDAPEST FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

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January 31, 2017

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2017/18 SEASON

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January 19, 2017

NICHOLAS PAYTON & AFRO-CARIBBEAN MIXTAPE TO REPLACE TERENCE BLANCHARD FEATURING THE E-COLLECTIVE IN SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES CONCERT

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January 18, 2017

93XRT PRESENTS MAVIS STAPLES AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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January 11, 2017

FRANZ WELSER-MÖST AND THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA OPEN THE 2016/17 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ORCHESTRAS SERIES

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January 9, 2017

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI AND CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA EMBARK ON SEVEN-CITY EUROPEAN TOUR

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January 6, 2017

NEW GUEST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR CHICAGO LIVE BROADCAST OF A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION WITH CHRIS THILE

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January 4, 2017

March 2017 Calendar of Events

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January 4, 2017

February 2017 Calendar of Events

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January 4, 2017

January 2017 Calendar of Events

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January 3, 2016

ACCLAIMED SAXOPHONIST BRANFORD MARSALIS AND HIS QUARTET RETURN TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES WITH VOCALIST KURT ELLING

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December 9, 2016

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN PROKOFIEV’S ROMEO AND JULIET

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December 1, 2016

SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS ANNOUNCES PROGRAM DETAILS FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION CONCERT

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December 1, 2016

CONDUCTOR NEEME JÄRVI LEADS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY GLAZUNOV, PROKOFIEV AND SIBELIUS

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November 30, 2016

REDISCOVERED STRAVINSKY WORK—FUNERAL SONG—TO BE FEATURED IN CSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS, APRIL 6-11, 2017

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November 18, 2016

CSO AT THE MOVIES 2016/17 SERIES OPENS NOVEMBER 25 WITH E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT

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November 14, 2016

MusicNOW 2016/17 SERIES CONTINUES WITH 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR ICONIC AMERICAN COMPOSER STEVE REICH

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November 14, 2016

February 2017 Calendar of Events

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November 14, 2016

December 2016 Calendar of Events

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November 11, 2016

CONDUCTOR EMMANUEL KRIVINE MAKES CSO DEBUT IN NOVEMBER SUBSCRIPTION CONCERTS

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November 9, 2016

FESTIVE CONCERTS AND FILM PRESENTATIONS ‘DECK THE HALL’ AS PART OF 2016 HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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November 8, 2016

PRINCIPAL PIANO MARY SAUER RETIRES AFTER 57 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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November 4, 2016

JAAP VAN ZWEDEN RETURNS TO LEAD CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS IN BRAHMS’ A GERMAN REQUIEM

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November 3, 2016

CELEBRATED AMERICAN PIANIST JEREMY DENK RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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November 3, 2016

CONDUCTOR AND PIANIST BRAMWELL TOVEY TO LEAD THE CSO AND PERFORM IN ALL-GERSHWIN PROGRAM ON MARCH 24 & 25

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November 2, 2016

NEW ORLEANS LEGEND DR. JOHN MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT IN “THE SPIRIT OF SATCH” ON SCP JAZZ SERIES

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October 27, 2016

JAMES LEVINE RETURNS TO SYMPHONY CENTER TO LEAD THE CSO IN HIS SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT DEBUT

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October 26, 2016

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES ARTISTIC HIGHLIGHTS OF 125th ANNIVERSARY SEASON AND ANNOUNCES OPERATING RESULTS

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October 25, 2016

VIOLINIST HILARY HAHN OPENS SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS 2016/17 CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

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October 19, 2016

ANDRÉS OROZCO-ESTRADA MAKES CSO DEBUT WITH A PROGRAM OF WORKS BY KODÁLY, SIBELIUS, IVES AND STRAUSS

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October 13, 2016

INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED PIANIST RUDOLF BUCHBINDER OPENS THE 2016/17 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS PIANO SERIES

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October 12, 2016

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNER AND FOLK MUSIC ICON JOAN BAEZ APPEARS AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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October 7, 2016

January 2017 Calendar of Events

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October 7, 2016

November 2016 Calendar of Events

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October 7, 2016

NUVEEN INVESTMENTS EMERGING ARTIST DAVID AFKHAM MAKES SUBSCRIPTION DEBUT WITH THE CSO IN PROGRAM OF WORKS BY BEETHOVEN AND SHOSTAKOVICH

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October 6, 2016

CSOA PRESENTS SERIES OF FREE CONCERTS AND EVENTS IN CHICAGO’S SOUTH SIDE COMMUNITIES IN 2016/17

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October 3, 2016

FAMED BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB™ VOCALIST OMARA PORTUONDO OPENS 2016/17 SYMPHONY CENTER PRESENTS JAZZ SERIES

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September 29, 2016

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI RETURNS IN OCTOBER FOR A WEEK OF CSO PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

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September 23, 2016

MusicNOW 2016/17 SERIES OPENING CONCERT FEATURES TWO MusicNOW-COMISSIONED WORLD PREMIERES

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September 15, 2016

CONDUCTOR JAMES GAFFIGAN LEADS THE CSO AND CSO TROMBONIST MICHAEL MULCAHY IN WORLD PREMIERE OF CARL VINE’S FIVE HALLUCINATIONS

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September 14, 2016

October 2016 Calendar of Events

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September 14, 2016

December 2016 Calendar of Events

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September 8, 2016

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR 2016/17 SEASON PERFORMANCES AND ACTIVITIES

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September 1, 2016

MARIACHI VARGAS DE TECALITLÁN MARKS 10TH ANNUAL CONCERT AT SYMPHONY CENTER IN OCTOBER

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August 30, 2016

MUSIC DIRECTOR RICCARDO MUTI OPENS CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S 2016/17 SEASON

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August 24, 2016

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RELEASES NEW RECORDING BY RICCARDO MUTI ON CSO RESOUND LABEL—SCHOENBERG: KOL NIDRE AND SHOSTAKOVICH: SUITE ON VERSES OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI

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August 23, 2016

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING BRAZILIAN SINGER-SONGWRITER CAETANO VELOSO AND SPECIAL GUEST TERESA CRISTINA PERFORM IN SPECIAL CONCERT AT SYMPHONY CENTER

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August 12, 2016

INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED CONDUCTOR JAAP VAN ZWEDEN IS SPECIAL GUEST AT THE LEAGUE OF THE CSOA’S “FALL IN LOVE WITH MUSIC” BRUNCH

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August 8, 2016

THE CSOA ANNOUNCES PROGRAM UPDATES AND CONCERTS ADDED TO THE 2016/17 SEASON SCHEDULE

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August 5, 2016

November 2016 Calendar of Events

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August 5, 2016

October 2016 Calendar of Events

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August 5, 2016

September 2016 Calendar of Events

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August 4, 2016

ALEX KLEIN NAMED AS PRINCIPAL OBOE OF THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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July 22, 2016

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR FULL RANGE OF CSOA-PRESENTED 2016 HOLIDAY PROGRAMS

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July 1, 2016

September 2016 Calendar of Events

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