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Sources: New CSO president selected

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has selected Vancouver Symphony Society president/CEO Jeff Alexander to be its next president, pending a board meeting Wednesday, the Tribune has learned.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Opera News

Conductor James Conlon to Depart Ravinia Music Directorship Following 2015 Season

Conlon, 64, also serves as the music director at both Los Angeles Opera and the Cincinnati May Festival and maintains a busy schedule of national and international conducting engagements.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The American Conservative

Juilliard Chamber Orchestra / Wikimedia Commons

Arthur Rubinstein was one of the greatest piano performers of the 20th century, renowned for his unmatchable tone and the creativity of his playing.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Summer time: When the lawn at Ravinia Festival beckons

The Rotary, an Evanston-based international service organization, recently picnicked on the Ravinia Festival lawn to raise awareness and money to eradicate polio The Rotary, an Evanston-based international service organization, recently picnicked on the Ravinia Festival lawn to raise awareness and money to eradicate polio After a cool and sometimes ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio

Click on Classical: Musical brain surgery, a horn story, and a conductor swimsuit competition

Every Monday morning at 9:15, I join John Birge on Classical MPR to talk about stories we're featuring on our website.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chicago Tribune

John von Rhein

John von Rhein has been the classical music critic of The Chicago Tribune since 1977.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ailyn Pérez Returns Home to Chicago for Don Giovanni at Ravinia, Now thru 8/16

Ailyn Prez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance."

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Glenview Announcements

25th annual Corporate Night raises $1.1 million for CSO

The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 25th annual Corporate Night on June 16. The evening featured a concert by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, who appeared with members of the CSO.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Examiner.com

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra releases a recording of two recent premieres

The latest release on live performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on the ensemble's CSO-Resound label features two world premieres, both of which were given their first performances in the Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center in Chicago in 2012.

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Opera News

In Review Ravinia Salome thmb 814

Salome and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have proved a potent combination in the past - as witness the orchestra's legendary outing with Birgit Nilsson and Georg Solti in 1974.

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