Announcing the 2023/24 Season

Explore the sounds of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2023/24 season, including works by the great symphonists — Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner and Mahler — to musical storytellers such as Holst, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky, with appearances by leading conductors and world-class soloists.

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And the Grammy goes to . . .

Mason Bates: Philharmonia Fantastique

Explore the age-old connection of creativity and technology in Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra, a modern day Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra by former Mead Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates. Winner of the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Classical.

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Orchestra Hall Miniature Table Lamp

Take the iconic architecture of Orchestra Hall home with you in this one-of-a-kind miniature label lamp, 3D printed in plaster with incredible detail. The perfect gift for the ultimate CSO fan!

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Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana

Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus and a cast of outstanding soloists in one of the most enduring works in the operatic repertoire, Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana. Recorded live at Orchestra Hall in February 2020.

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CSO MusicNOW — 25th Season

Commemorate the 25th Season of CSO MusicNOW with limited-edition poster prints of the artwork designed for each concert by local artist Donovan Foote.

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Margaret Hillis: Unsung Pioneer

Conductor, airplane pilot, educator, activist — Margaret Hillis was a pioneer in American choral music. The first woman to regularly conduct a major symphony orchestra, she was the founder of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and served for 37 years as its first director. Now, for the first time, Margaret Hillis’ extraordinary life and trailblazing career can be explored by readers worldwide in Margaret Hillis: Unsung Pioneer, written by Chicago Symphony Chorus associate director Cheryl Frazes Hill.

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