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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Seong-Jin Cho and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra dazzle with Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Kernis

February 12, 2024

Saturdays are always a busy time for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. But, this past Saturday, the Symphony Center was especially packed for Seong-Jin Cho: winner of the prestigious Chopin Competition in...

Jaap van Zweden luminously led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony Saturday.

From darkness to light: Jaap van Zweden luminously leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

October 17, 2023

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Saturday concert, conducted by New York Philharmonic Music Director Jaap van Zweden, was a genre-transcending exploration through the full scope of human emotion. The...

Liu: The timeless message of Beethoven’s Ninth

Liu: The timeless message of Beethoven’s Ninth

March 2, 2022

In the final movement of Ludwig van Beethoven’s towering Symphony No. 9, he sets his transcendental music to the text of Friedrich Schiller’s poem “An die Freude” (“Ode to Joy”) to impart a...

After nearly seven weeks, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ended their strike after negotiations.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians end strike, get increased pay but not desired pension

May 22, 2019

After a historic strike of nearly seven weeks, the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are trading their picket signs for pension and pay. A year of negotiations came to a close April 26, when...

A Chicago Symphony Orchestra musician plays in a chamber concert in Lutkin Hall as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s strike enters its fourth week.

Striking Chicago musicians perform at Northwestern

April 3, 2019

As the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s strike enters its fourth week, the protesting musicians have made their way to Northwestern’s campus. Five CSO members, including three Bienen School of Music professors,...

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