The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is universally regarded as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. Sponsorship of the CSO is one of the most powerful investments that a corporation can make in the world of arts and culture.
The CSO is rated the best U.S. orchestra and top five in the world in a Gramophone magazine poll of music critics worldwide.
“Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras.”— NPR
“The Chicago Symphony Orchestra snagged the prize…the orchestra has hired one of the last lions of podium glamour, Riccardo Muti, as its music director.”— The New York Times
“The CSO remains one of Chicago's greatest ambassadors—probably its greatest one, period.”— Chicago Sun-Times