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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

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,...

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs. Siegel’s series “Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel” will begin its 50th season Oct. 4.

Bienen’s ‘Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel’ celebrates 50th anniversary

October 3, 2018

More than 50 years ago, pianist Jeffrey Siegel was at a party in Chicago after a night performing as a soloist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During the party, a woman approached him and commented...

The Bienen School of music building at Northwestern a multiple-story, glass building by the lake surrounded by a lawn. Photographed on a sunny day.

Influential Chicago composer, former Bienen Prof. Alan Stout dies at 85

February 5, 2018

Bienen professor emeritus Alan Stout, a composer hailed as a crucial figure in the Chicago classical music scene, died Thursday at a Chicago nursing facility. He was 85. Stout began his career in 1963...

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