Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world.
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Concert Series
CSO Classical
The world-renowned CSO, Riccardo Muti and distinguished guest artists perform an enthralling variety of music, from immortal masterworks to surprising discoveries.
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CSO at the Movies
Feature films ranging from Hollywood’s Golden Age to modern blockbusters with the incomparable CSO playing the scores.
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CSO for Kids
Share your love of music with the next generation through this series of engaging, kid-friendly programs performed by musicians from the CSO.
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CSO at Wheaton
Acclaimed conductors and guest artists join the incomparable CSO to perform symphonic masterworks in Chicago’s western suburbs.
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CSO MusicNOW
Chicago’s leading new music series delivers cutting-edge works curated by Mead Composer-in-Residence Jessie Montgomery and performed by musicians from the CSO.
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Special Concerts
Unique concert events featuring the CSO
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Tickets & Subscriptions

Riccardo Muti, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and a thrilling array of guest artists make a soul-stirring return to the Symphony Center stage. Curated and Create Your Own Series for the entire 2021/22 Season are now available. Single tickets are on sale now for concerts through January 8.

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Watch CSOtv

Experience the music of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on your own device, on your own schedule with CSOtv. Programs include CSO Sessions, featuring newly recorded performances of inspiring chamber music by composers of the past and present.

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has joined a growing coalition of performing arts organizations across the Chicago area in adopting safety protocols to ensure your visit to Symphony Center is safe and sound.

These protocols include providing proof of vaccination or a negative test upon entry and wearing face masks. Performances through November 21 are less than 90 minutes and presented without intermission. Guidelines will be reviewed regularly to follow the latest public health recommendations. Visit cso.org/safeandsound for the most recent information. Ticket holders will receive specific instructions for entry in advance of the performance.

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