The Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Profile:
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is an American orchestra based in Chicago, Illinois. For chorus credit use Chicago Symphony Chorus.
It is one of the five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five". Founded in 1891, the Symphony makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010.

Music Directors
Theodore Thomas 1891–1905
Frederick Stock 1905–42
Désiré Defauw 1943–47
Artur Rodzinski 1947–48
Rafael Kubelik 1950–53
Fritz Reiner 1953–63
Jean Martinon 1963–68
Irwin Hoffman 1968–69
Georg Solti 1969–91
Daniel Barenboim 1991–2006
Bernard Haitink 2006–10
Riccardo Muti – since 2010

Principal Guest Conductors
Carlo Maria Giulini (1969–72)
Claudio Abbado (1982–85)
Georg Solti (1991–97) – Music Director Laureate
Pierre Boulez (1995–2006)

Composers-in-Residence
John Corigliano 1987–90
Shulamit Ran 1990–97
Augusta Read Thomas 1997–2006
Osvaldo Golijov 2006–10
Mark-Anthony Turnage 2006–10
Anna Clyne 2010–15
Mason Bates 2010–15
Samuel Adams – since 2015
Elizabeth Ogonek – since 2015
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Members:
Adolph Herseth, Adolph Weiss, Adrian Da Prato, Akiko Tarumoto, Albert Igolnikov, Albert Payson, Alex Klein (4), Alfred Frankenstein, Alfred Wallenstein, Alice Lawrence Baker, Alison Dalton, Allan Graham (2), Arnold Brostoff, Arnold Jacobs, Arthur Krehbiel, Baird Dodge, Barbara Fraser, Betty Lambert, Blair Milton, Bradley Opland, Brant Taylor, Bruce Grainger, Burl Lane, Byron Peebles, Carl Racine, Carol Baum, Carroll Martin, Catherine Brubaker, Charles Geyer, Charles Pikler, Charles Vernon, Charlie Schuchat, Chicago Symphony Strings, Chicago Symphony Winds, Clark Brody, Clarke Kessler, Cornelius Chiu, Craig Morris (3), Dale Clevenger, Daniel Gingrich, Daniel Orbach, Daniel Saidenberg, David Chickering, David Filerman, David Greenbaum, David Griffin (2), David Herbert (3), David Sanders (6), David Shrader, David Taylor (20), David Van Vactor, Diane Mues, Donald Evans (2), Donald Koss, Donald Moline, Donald Peck, Edgar Muenzer, Edmund Kurtz, Edmund Schuëcker, Edward Atkatz, Edward Druzinsky, Edward Metzenger, Edwin Barker, Ella Braker, Eric Wicks, Erik Harris, Ernst Friedlander, Eugene Izotov, Florence Schwartz, Floyd Cooley, Fox Fehling, Francis Akos, Frank Brouk, Frank Crisafulli, Frank Fiatarone, Frank Kaderabek, Franklyn D'Antonio, Fred Spector, Frederick Stock, Fritz Reiner, Gail Williams, Gary Stucka, Gene Pokorny, George Palermo, George Schick, George Sopkin, George Vosburgh, Gil Breines, Gina DiBello, Glenn Dodson, Gordon Peters, Gregory Smith (4), Grover Schiltz, Harold D. Klatz, Harold Newton, Harold Siegel, Harry Brabec, Heidi Turner, Herman Clebanoff, Hermine Gagné, Hugh A. Cowden, Hui Liu, Irving Ilmer, Irwin Fischer, Isadore Zverow, Jacques Israelievitch, James Gilbertsen, James Ross (16), James Smelser, Jay Friedman, Jennie Wagner, Jerry Grossman, Jerry Sabransky, Jerry Sirucek, Jocelyn Davis-Beck, John Bartholomew, John Bruce Yeh, John Hagstrom, John Sharp (6), John Swallow, John Weicher, Jonathan Pegis, Jorja Fleezanis, Joseph Di Bello, Joseph Golan, Joseph Guastafeste, Joseph Sciacchitano, Joseph Stepansky, Joyce Noh, Julius Baker, Karen Dirks, Karin Ursin, Karl Fruh, Katinka Kleijn, Kimberly Wright (3), Larry Combs, Laura Hamilton, Laurence Thorstenberg, Lawrence Neuman, Lawrie Bloom, Lee Lane, Lei Hou, Leonard Chausow, Leonard Sharrow, Leonard Sorkin, Li-Kuo Chang, Lionel Sayers, Lois Schaefer, Loren Brown, Louis Lowenstein, Louise Dixon (2), Lynne Turner, Mark Kraemer, Mark Ridenour, Mary Sauer, Mathieu Dufour (2), Maxwell Raimi, Melanie Kupchynsky, Michael Henoch, Michael Hovnanian, Michael Krasnopolsky, Michael Mulcahy, Mihaela Ionescu, Mihaly Virizlay, Milan Yancich, Milton Preves, Mischa Mischakoff, Nancy Park, Nathan Cole, Nisanne Howell, Norman Schweikert, Oscar Chausow, Otakar Sroubek, Oto Carrillo, Patricia Dash, Paul Kahn (2), Paul Phillips (4), Perry Crafton, Philip Blum, Qing Hou, Raymond Niwa, Renold Schilke, Richard Ferrin, Richard Graef, Richard Hirschl, Richard Kanter, Richard Lottridge, Richard Oldberg, Robert Chen, Robert Kassinger, Robert La Marchina, Robert Swan, Roberta Freier, Roger Cline, Ronald Satkiewicz, Royal Johnson (2), Rubén González (2), Russell Hershow, Sam Denov, Samuel Feinzimer, Samuel Gardner, Samuel Magad, Samuel Thaviu, Sando Shia, Sarah Bullen, Sheppard Lehnhoff, Sherman Walt, Sidney Harth, Sidney Weiss, Stefan Hoskuldsson, Stephen Balderston, Stephen Lester, Stephen Williamson, Susan Synnestvedt, Susanna Drake, Theodore Ratzer, Theodore Silavin, Thomas Glenecke, Thomas Wright (4), Tim Cobb, Timothy Kent, Tom Hall (6), Victor Aitay, Vincent Cichowicz, Walfrid Kujala, Wayne Barrington, Wendell Hoss, Wilhelm Middelschulte, Willard Elliot, William Buchman, William Faldner, William Hector, William Scarlett, William Schoen, Yuan Qing Yu
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Albums

M 47 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Suite, Opus 19 album art Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock, Dohnanyi* Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock, Dohnanyi* - Suite, Opus 19(3xShellac, 12", Album) Victrola M 47 US 1929 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Nutcracker Suite (Op. 71a) album art Tchaikovsky*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock Tchaikovsky*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock - Nutcracker Suite (Op. 71a) (Album) Columbia Masterworks 1939 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 - Donna Diana Overture album art Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock / Enesco* Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock / Enesco* - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 - Donna Diana Overture (Album) Columbia Masterworks US 1941 Sell This Version
11-8543 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Prelude And Fugue In E Flat Major (St. Anne) album art Bach*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock Bach*, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Frederick Stock - Prelude And Fugue In E Flat Major (St. Anne)(2xShellac, 12", Album) RCA Victor Red Seal 11-8543 Canada 1941 Sell This Version
DM 950 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony In B Flat Major, Op. 20 album art The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock / Chausson* The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock / Chausson* - Symphony In B Flat Major, Op. 20(4xShellac, 12", Album) RCA Victor Red Seal DM 950 US 1944 Sell This Version
DM 1208 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Water Music Suite / Concerto Grosso No. 21, In D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10 / Xerxes: Largo album art Handel* / Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Désiré Defauw Handel* / Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Désiré Defauw - Water Music Suite / Concerto Grosso No. 21, In D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10 / Xerxes: Largo(4xShellac, 12", Album) RCA Victor Red Seal DM 1208 US 1946 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35 album art Tchaikovsky* - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Frederick Stock Violin: Nathan Milstein Tchaikovsky* - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Frederick Stock Violin: Nathan Milstein - Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35 (Album) Columbia Masterworks US 1940 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Gayne, Ballet Suite album art The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Gayne, Ballet Suite (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1948 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 album art The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1948 Sell This Version
11-8945-A, 11-8946-A, 11-8945-B, 11-8946-B The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw - The Birds(Shellac, 12", MiniAlbum, Mono) RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor, RCA Victor 11-8945-A, 11-8946-A, 11-8945-B, 11-8946-B US 1948 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Mendelssohn Concerto In E Minor, Op. 64 album art Mendelssohn*, Mischa Elman, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw Mendelssohn*, Mischa Elman, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw - Mendelssohn Concerto In E Minor, Op. 64 RCA Victor Red Seal US 1950 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Music For Stringed Instruments, Percussion And Celesta / Concerto Grosso For String Orchestra With Piano Obbligato album art Bela Bartok* / Ernest Bloch - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Bela Bartok* / Ernest Bloch - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Music For Stringed Instruments, Percussion And Celesta / Concerto Grosso For String Orchestra With Piano Obbligato (Album) Mercury Classics (3), Mercury US 1951 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique" album art Tchaikovsky* - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Tchaikovsky* - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique" Mercury, Mercury US 1952 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 68 album art Brahms*, Rafael Kubelik Conducting The The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brahms*, Rafael Kubelik Conducting The The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 68 Mercury Canada 1952 Sell This Version
WL1014, MGW14020 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony album art The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony(LP) Wing Records, Wing Records WL1014, MGW14020 UK 1952 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 38 In D, K.504 / Symphony No. 34 In C, K.338 album art Mozart*, Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Mozart*, Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No. 38 In D, K.504 / Symphony No. 34 In C, K.338 Mercury US 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 ("From The New World") album art Dvorak* - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Dvorak* - Rafael Kubelik Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 ("From The New World") (Album) Mercury US 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - My Fatherland "Má Vlast" Symphonic Cycle album art Smetana*, Rafael Kubelik, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Smetana*, Rafael Kubelik, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - My Fatherland "Má Vlast" Symphonic Cycle (Album) Mercury, Mercury Classics (3) US 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36 album art Rafael Kubelik, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Rafael Kubelik, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 4 In F Minor, Op. 36 (Album) Mercury UK 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - 5 Pieces For Orchestra, Op. 16 / Music For Stringed Instruments, Percussion And Celesta album art Schoenberg* / Bartok* - Rafael Kubelik, Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Schoenberg* / Bartok* - Rafael Kubelik, Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - 5 Pieces For Orchestra, Op. 16 / Music For Stringed Instruments, Percussion And Celesta Mercury, Mercury, Mercury, Mercury Living Presence, Mercury Living Presence, Mercury Living Presence US 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Pictures At An Exhibition album art Rafael Kubelik, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Moussorgsky*, Ravel* Rafael Kubelik, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Moussorgsky*, Ravel* - Pictures At An Exhibition (Album) Mercury, Mercury Living Presence, Mercury Classics (3) US 1953 Sell This Version
RL 3008 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Symphony In C Major "The Great" (B. & H. No. 7) album art Schubert* - Frederick Stock Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Schubert* - Frederick Stock Conducting The Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony In C Major "The Great" (B. & H. No. 7)(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia RL 3008 US 1953 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Ein Heldenleben album art The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Richard Strauss The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Richard Strauss - Ein Heldenleben (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Also Sprach Zarathustra album art Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Richard Strauss Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Salomé: Dance Of The Seven Veils / Also Sprach Zarathustra album art Richard Strauss - Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Richard Strauss - Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Salomé: Dance Of The Seven Veils / Also Sprach Zarathustra RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version