CSO in Concert

Concert clips of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing live in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center.

  • Muti Conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6: Adagio—Allegro non troppo

    Experience the brilliance and virtuosity of Chicago’s own in this excerpt from Tchaikovsky’s panoramic Sixth Symphony — recorded under the baton of Maestro Riccardo Muti in October 2021.

  • Muti Conducts Prokofiev Symphony No. 5: IV. Allegro giocoso

    Recorded October 2022, Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the fourth movement of Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5. Experience the exuberant energy, vibrant orchestration, and playful melodies of one of Prokofiev's many triumphant masterpieces

  • A tusch to honor the tenure of Riccardo Muti

    Following the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus’ Sunday afternoon performance of Beethoven’s Missa solemnis – Maestro Riccardo Muti’s final concerts in Orchestra Hall as the ensemble’s 10th music director – members of the brass and percussion sections honored their leader with a tusch. The tr...

  • Muti Conducts Pictures from an Exhibition

    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra family is thankful for all of the friends, family members, patrons and members of our extended community who support us in our mission to enrich, inspire and transform lives through music. We hope you enjoy that gift of music today in this performance clip of the CS...

  • Muti conducts Philip Glass (excerpt)

    Riccardo Muti conducts Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 11, a colorful, exuberant score that the composer wrote for his own 80th birthday celebration.

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  • Muti conducts Florence Price's Andante moderato

    Happy birthday, Florence Price! Celebrate the trailblazing Black composer on April 9 with a performance of her heartfelt serenade, Andante moderato, by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Riccardo Muti.

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  • Saint-Georges: Overture to L'Amant anonyme

    In September 2021, Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the Overture to L’Amant anonyme by Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, to open the 2021/22 concert season at Symphony Center. A champion fencer, war hero and contemporary of Mozart, Saint-Georges is consider...

  • Handel: Messiah [excerpt]

    Conductor Nicholas McGegan led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Handel’s landmark oratorio, Messiah, marking a beloved holiday tradition throughout the Chicago area and the world. One of the work’s signature themes, “For unto us a Child is born,” is a brilliant feature for the Chicago...

  • Hilary Hahn Performs Dvořák's Violin Concerto [excerpt]

    With its blistering syncopation and folk-like energy, Dvořák’s Violin Concerto provides the opportunity to showcase the vigor and flourish of CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

  • Florence Price: Andante moderato [excerpt]

    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s season-opening concert led by Music Director Riccardo featured Florence Price’s Andante moderato, an orchestral adaptation of a movement from her String Quartet in G Major. Price, who spent the majority of her career in Chicago, became the first African American w...

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) [excerpt]

    Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra gave a stirring performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 to conclude the first program of the 2021/22 season. In his remarks to open the evening, Muti lauded the heroism of musicians whose voices were once again allowed to ring out ...