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  • Muti Conducts Beethoven 9

    Experience what Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti calls “the work of a divine architect” in this special encore presentation of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Recorded live September 18, 2014, at Orchestra Hall during one of the opening programs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2014/15 season, th...

  • Negaunee Music Institute Showcase

    Featuring performances by musicians from the Percussion Scholarship Program, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative and more, this showcase demonstrates the broad range of education and engagement programs offered by the Negaunee Music Institute and the impact they have o...

  • Mazzoli & Schumann

    Led by Principal Conductor Ken-David Masur, 44 musicians of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago come together to bring their virtual season to a lively conclusion. CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence Missy Mazzoli’s Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) is a bright and energetic piece, evoking the image of a sol...

  • Exquisite

    Before Gwendolyn Brooks became the first Black person to win a Pulitzer Prize, she was a little girl who dared to dream. Inspired by the Coretta Scott King Award-winning book by Suzanne Slade and illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera, Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks introduces viewer...

  • The Symphony of Rhythm: Solti Conducts Beethoven’s Seventh

    At the beginning of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s centennial season, Sir Georg Solti — newly named the ensemble’s first music director laureate — led Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony on October 17, 1991. Originally presented by PBS’ Great Performances, this program also features Solti describing t...