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Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms
Runs Dec 07Dec 09, 2023

CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn illuminates Brahms’ Violin Concerto, with its ardent beauty and fiery finale. Mikko Franck conducts Wagner’s ecstatic Prelude to Tristan und Isolde before concluding with Sibelius’ Seventh …

Home Alone in Concert
Holiday, Music
Runs Dec 08Dec 10, 2023

Relive John Hughes’ hilarious and heartwarming tale about 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), who is left to defend his home against a pair of dimwitted burglars when his …

Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs
Runs Dec 09, 2023Feb 10, 2024

When the Three Little Pigs are sent out into the world by their father, each chooses to build a house using a different material. With the Big Bad …

Bychkov Conducts Brahms
Runs Dec 14Dec 16, 2023

When Renaud Capuçon and Semyon Bychkov last appeared together with the CSO, sparks flew. The French violinist “made you aware of a searching musical intellect supported by a …

Merry, Merry Chicago!
Holiday, Music
Runs Dec 15Dec 23, 2023

Symphony Center’s beloved tradition continues with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing familiar carols and festive holiday songs. They are joined by Broadway sensation Ashley Brown, who …

Orchestra Brass
Dec 19, 2023

A December staple, the annual concert by the legendary CSO Brass draws in listeners from around the world. The ensemble offers a virtuosic showcase of traditional favorites and …

Sir Andrew Conducts Handel’s Messiah
Holiday, Music
Runs Dec 21Dec 23, 2023

Experience the power of nearly 100 voices in magnificent harmony. From “The Trumpet Shall Sound” to the rousing “Hallelujah” Chorus, Handel’s Messiah is packed with regal choral passages, exultant arias …

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Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center, and at the Ravinia Festival on Chicago’s North Shore, where it is in residency each summer. Music lovers outside Chicago enjoy the sounds of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through best-selling recordings and frequent sold-out tour performances in the United States and around the globe.