The Chicago Symphony Orchestra brass section inspires listeners everywhere with unified power and precision. It’s a commitment to musical excellence shared by the entire orchestra, but how did it begin, and who built the energy that connects millions of people with great music still today?
Join CSO trumpeter John Hagstrom to discover the history of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass. You’ll hear the sound of a few historical CSO instruments and hear stories from a few of the most famous CSO brass musicians explaining their part in creating the transformational energy that only the CSO can deliver.
Produced, written, and directed by
John Hagstrom, Trumpet
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library Chair
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
This program is made possible through the generous support of Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired) and the Tawani Foundation