CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Symphony Orchestra held a captivating performance at Symphony Center Thursday night.
It was the second show of the 2021-2022 season. Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto and Ludwig von Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 were on the program.READ MORE: Man Dies After Being Shot In West Garfield Park
Last week, the CSO was reunited with its famed music director Riccardo Muti for the first time since February 2020.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Critically Wounded, Among 2 Shot In Belmont Heights Online Sale Meetup
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Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos also played with the orchestra Thursday night as a visiting performer.