Milwaukee Symphony and it’s musicians agree to contract extension terms
The 100th birth anniversary celebration of conductor Georg Solti continues this evening with the Fourth Symphony of Johannes Brahms from a widely admired set of all four symphonies he recorded in the late 1970s with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Decca Records.
We continue our week long celebration of conductor Georg Solti on Classical 101 this evening on Symphony @ 7 with Sir Georg leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn.
Sunday morning Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick launches a celebration of classical music’s most decorated conductor, Sir Georg Solti.
Musicians and administrators of the Chicago and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras recently on strike have ratified contract agreements that will keep the music playing – at least for a while.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra went on strike Saturday evening less than two hours before their first Saturday evening concert of the 2012-13 season was scheduled to begin, and on the eve of the orchestra’s October tour to Carnegie Hall and Mexico.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced plans to make its first tours to South Korea, Taiwan and Mexico during the 2012-13 season, according to The Classical Review. The orchestra’s October 2012 performances in Mexico will mark its Mexican debut. The group has made seven tours of Asia, but its Asian tour in January and February [...]
Above: 2011 American Classical Music Hall of Fame inductee cellist Gregor Piatigorsky plays “The Swan” from Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. A Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, an orchestra with more than 60 Grammy Awards to its credit and a founder of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center are among the 2011 American Classical Music Hall [...]