CSO in Concert

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

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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 ...