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Scott Speck, Artistic Director

At 25, Chicago Philharmonic is looking to a bright and adventurous future under Scott Speck
By Aaron Keebaugh
Chicago Classical Review
September 16, 2014
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The (Almost) Lost Concerto
Christina Astrand joins the Chicago Philharmonic for Nordic Sounds

Modern virtuoso Christina Åstrand of Denmark is passionate about promoting the music of her homeland worldwide. In 2010, Ronald E. Grames of Fanfare hailed her recording of countryman Niels Gade’s Romantic-era Violin Concerto (and the concerto itself) as follows: read more …

Chicago Philharmonic’s 25th Anniversary Season: Celebrating the Senses!
The Chicago Philharmonic 25th Anniversary Season 2014-2015

In April, 2014, the Chicago Philharmonic announced its 25th anniversary season Celebrating the Senses:  Five Senses, Five Thrilling Concerts.  The 2014-2015 season runs from September 21, 2014 through June 7, 2015.  Artistic Director Scott Speck says of the new season, “To celebrate 25 years of great music, we have chosen an array of great masterpieces that best demonstrate what this Ferrari of an orchestra can do.”

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The Chicago Philharmonic welcomes Soprano Asako Tamura on November 16th
The Chicago Philharmonic welcomes Soprano Asako Tamura for Power of Touch

On November 16, the Chicago Philharmonic welcomes Soprano Asako Tamura to the stage for Power of Touch, the second concert of our 25th Anniversary Season. Ms. Tamura will perform Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and arias from Mozart’s Don Giovanni. read more …