Made In Chicago: Merit School Of MusicFor decades, the non-profit Merit School of Music in the West Loop has been training the most promising musical prodigies in the city.
Best Date Night Shows For Valentine's Day In ChicagoIf you want to celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other, keep the following list of five Chicago-area shows in mind when planning your date night.
Former CSO Guest Conductor Claudio Abbado DiesClaudio Abbado, a renowned Italian conductor with a long relationship with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, died Monday morning at the age of 80 at his home in Italy.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Plays Blackhawks' Goal Song 'Chelsea Dagger'It's the song every Blackhawks fan loves to hear as often as possible at the United Center, just not how it normally sounds.
Teen's Wish Comes True With Chicago Symphony OrchestraA Texas teenager who's battling cancer lived her dream this week when she was able to perform with some of the musicians in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
CSO Musicians Get Raises, But Costlier Health CareMusicians with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will receive a 4.5 percent salary increase over three years under a new contract but will also have to pay increased health care costs.
CSO, Musicians Reach Tentative Deal, Ending StrikeThe CSO's management released a joint statement Monday with the Chicago Federation of Musicians announcing the deal for a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, which would take effect retroactively to Sept. 17.
Symphony Strike Could Hurt Businesses Near Orchestra HallThe musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra were on their second day on strike on Sunday. The walkout wasn't only hitting a sour note with classical music fans, it has also dealt a blow to businesses near Orchetra Hall.
CSO Musicians Strike, Throwing Season Into ChaosMusicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra went on strike Saturday, disappointing patrons who showed up for an evening performance, and potentially throwing the organization’s upcoming season into chaos.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Weighs Expanding Into Western SuburbsThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra is taking a hard look at expanding its presence in the western suburbs. But it is not yet time to get in line for tickets.
Fistfight Stuns Patrons At Chicago Symphony OrchestraIt gets so quiet during the second movement of the Brahms Symphony No. 2, you could almost hear a pin drop.
Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour Among Season's Headliners At RaviniaRavinia has something for everyone as usual this summer, from multiple headliners who performed at the original Woodstock to an artist who played at Lollapalooza not long ago – not to mention a stop by Glen Campbell on his goodbye tour.
Family Fun Guide To Halloween EventsWhat kid doesn’t love Halloween? In Chicago, Halloween is not one day, but more like a whole month. There is no shortage of events and activities to do with your family...
CSO, Muti Show Their Gratitude To Northwestern HospitalMusicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra struck a note of gratitude at Northwestern Memorial Hospital this week.
Muti To Return To CSO Next SeasonChicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti is out of the hospital and in fact, preparing to take the orchestra on the road next season.