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Holy cow! Frantic CSO, in Asia sans Muti, endures nail-biting days but tour stage set

Jan 24, 2013 – 3:52 pm
Liberty Times headlines about the Chicago Symphony tour substitions Jan. 21 2012

CSO Asia Tour Report:The Liberty Times Taipei headline says “The great Chicago Symphony Orchestra breaks its normal rule and tours with two soloists; Taiwan’s music lovers gain the most.” The optimism is a welcome development for CSO leaders who raced against time to forge a solution when illness forced music director Riccardo Muti to pull out of the orchestra’s imminent Asia tour. Concerts begin Jan. 24 in Taipei and end Feb. 7 in Seoul.

Report: Riccardo Muti, facing surgery, drops out of CSO’s Asian tour; Maazel steps in

Jan 18, 2013 – 12:35 am
Lorin Maazel will replace Riccardo Muti for most concerts in  Chicago Symphony 2013 Asian tour Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin and Seoul credit Chris Lee

Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing on sked

CSO extends consultancy with Yo-Yo Ma; cites record gifts and ticket sales, but higher costs

Oct 18, 2012 – 1:27 am
Yo Yo Ma discusses finer points of music with fellow cellists who are members of the Civic Orchestra credit Todd Rosenberg

Report: Yo-Yo Ma’s high profile creative consultancy with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been extended another two years through 2015, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) announced Oct. 17 at the organization’s annual meeting at Symphony Center. In its financial tally for fiscal 2012, the CSOA reported that contributions rose a record 11.6 percent to $28.2 million, but total expenses outpaced that growth slightly.

As CSO contract talks break down, musicians’ strike forces last-minute concert cancellation

Sep 23, 2012 – 1:23 am
Chicago Symphony musicians' strike signs

Update: Talks resume with mediator.