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A season that will leave you transformed!

Whether you are craving stimulation, community, inspiration, novelty or the comfort of music dear to you, you will find it here at Symphony Center, the epicenter of musical brilliance.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is proud to present a season like no other.
Join as a curated series subscriber to get the BEST seats at the BEST prices with savings up to 40%. You'll enjoy each concert from the same seats you can renew year after year.

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CSO Classical
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a singular voice in the cultural landscape. Its 133rd season celebrates what is possible when great talents unite and explores contemporary music, as well as fresh interpretations of the classics.
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Explore the following curated packages of stirring CSO concerts. Select your preferred day of the week, discover your perfect package and save up to 40%.

CSO at Wheaton
The CSO and internationally acclaimed conductors and guest artists perform symphonic masterworks in the heart of the western suburbs. Listen to works by Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Mahler and more at Wheaton College’s Edman Memorial Chapel.
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3 Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
CSO at the Movies
Experience the thrill of watching cherished films on the big screen alongside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Plus, celebrated film composer Joe Hisaishi conducts the CSO in an evening featuring highlights from his most captivating compositions.
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4 Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
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CSO for Kids
Create lasting memories for the whole family. All concerts feature fun, engaging, kid-friendly programs of beloved classical music performed by members of the CSO.
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Concerts for ages 5-12: Family Matinees
Saturdays at 11:00 [AM] or 12:45 [PM]; Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center

Concerts for ages 3-5: Once Upon a Symphony®
Saturdays at 10:00 or 11:45; Buntrock Hall at Symphony Center

Curated Family Matinee series
3 Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. or 12:45 p.m.
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CSO MusicNOW
The 2023/24 Season of MusicNOW celebrates Jessie Montgomery in her third year as CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence and pairs the intimacy of two curated programs with two concerts featuring the full power and splendor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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Curated series
2 Sundays at 4:30 p.m. & 2 Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
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CSO Chamber Music at Symphony Center
Experience three chamber concerts presented in Orchestra Hall and celebrate the singular talents from one of the world's most exciting orchestras.
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SCP Piano
Revel in solo and duo piano performances by acclaimed recitalists. Hear piano masterworks by Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Lizst and Prokofiev, along with a new work by Australian composer Brett Dean.
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Curated series
8 Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
SCP Chamber Music
The most illustrious names in classical music perform dazzling virtuosic recitals and intimate collaborations. Witness superstar virtuosos from around the world and delight in music by Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Schumann and more!
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Curated series
3 Evenings at 7:30 p.m. & 3 Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
SCP Orchestras
Symphony Center welcomes two of the world’s finest orchestras led by today’s most distinguished conductors.
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Curated series
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
SCP Jazz
The 30th season of Symphony Center Presents Jazz honors the series’ impact on the genre — and audiences throughout Chicago — while showcasing the innovative musical talent driving jazz into the future. Living legends and rising stars unite in the exceptional season.
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Curated series
8 Evenings at 8:00 p.m.
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Create Your Own Series

Mix and match any combination of three or more concerts to build a Create Your Own series that perfectly fits your concertgoing tastes and lifestyle. Save 15% off standard ticket prices!

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Enjoy these special perks all season long when you subscribe:

  • Priority access to the BEST seats at the BEST prices (Curated Series Only)
  • Same seats for each concert, renewable each season (Curated Series Only)
  • Early concert exchanges at the time of order (Curated Series Only)
  • Flexible FREE ticket exchanges* (Curated Series Only)
    • Flexible ticket exchanges for just $10 (Create Your Own Series)
  • Save 15% on additional concert tickets
  • Ability to purchase priority access concerts before the public**
  • Convenient payment plans with no additional fees
  • Save 15% on purchases at the Symphony Store
  • Exclusive parking rates at nearby garages
  • Exclusive savings at area restaurants
  • Invitations to special events with CSO musicians
  • Exclusive offers, presales and events throughout the season
  • FREE subscription to CSOtv
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  • FREE preconcert conversations before CSO and other select concerts

*Day-of-concert exchanges $10. Upgrade costs may apply.

**Individual tickets to priority access concerts are currently only available to subscribers

2023/24 Season Catalog

Feel the pull of an orchestra that plays as one and bring your sense of awe and wonder as the city welcomes a dynamic list of musical guests. Join us to discover what’s possible when talents unite. View the Season Grid »

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Explore the Season on Experience CSO
Next season, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will offer a focus on Mahler, four world premieres and a stellar lineup of acclaimed guest conductors and soloists.
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Next season brings a lineup of nearly 30 guest conductors, ranging from veterans like Esa-Pekka Salonen and Semyon Bychkov, to up-and-comers like Elim Chan and Gemma New, in their CSO debuts.
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Next season, Symphony Center Presents continues its tradition of showcasing stellar musical artistry, with appearances by Evgeny Kissin, Yo-Yo Ma, Sir Simon Rattle, Mitsuko Uchida and many more.
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