Press Coverage

Buzz about the Chicago Philharmonic

“One of the country’s finest symphonic orchestras.”
John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

“Chicago’s finest musical talent.”
Carolyn Jacobs, Daily Herald

“A remarkable range of beauty and power.”
— Erin Cano, Examiner

“One of the finest ballet orchestras in the country.”
— Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times

“A night of spectacular performance to be remembered forever.”
— Debra Davy, Chicago Splash Magazine

“A major musical center like Chicago needs as many ambitious, thriving orchestras as it can get. May Chicago Philharmonic continue to prosper.”
— Wynne Delacoma, Chicago Classical Review

Press Stories

Chicago Splash Magazine – Legendary Lovers Review – “The Chicago Philharmonic opens the 2016-2017 season of ‘Love’ at Pick-Staiger Hall” – September 30, 2016
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Chicago Splash Magazine – “Chicago Philharmonic-Cirque de la Symphonie Review- A Night of Soaring Music and Performance” – June 5, 2016
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Chicago Classical Review – “Speck, Chicago Philharmonic Deliver a Fierce Tchaikovsky Fourth” – April 4, 2016
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Chicago Classical Review – “Chicago Philharmonic Turns a Corner With ‘Turning Points’ Program” – November 16, 2015
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Chicago Tribune – “New Horizons at Player-Run Chicago Philharmonic” – November 10, 2015
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Chicago Classical Review – “Chicago Philharmonic Wraps Season in Resounding Fashion with Visual Program” – June 9, 2015
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Chicago Tribune – “Chicago Philharmonic Mentors Junior High Musicians” – May 14, 2015
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Chicago Classical Review – “Osorio’s Ravel Provides the Highlight With the Chicago Philharmonic” – April 21, 2015
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NRI News – “New Chicago Philharmonic Mentorship Program to Create Partnership with Old Orchard Junior High” – March 4, 2015
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Chicago Tribune – “New Chicago Philharmonic Mentorship Program to Create Partnership with Old Orchard Junior High” – February 23, 2015
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AXS Review of Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker – December 9, 2014
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Chicagoist – “Chicago Philharmonic Receives Grant for Its Excellence” – October 26, 2014
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Huffington Post Chicago Review of Joffrey Ballet’s Swan Lake – October 20, 2014
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Chicago Tribune Review of Joffrey Ballet’s Swan Lake – October 16, 2014
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Huffington Post Review of Joffrey Ballet’s Stories in Motion – September 22, 2014
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Chicago Tribune Review of Nordic Sounds – September 22, 2014
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Chicago Classical Review of Nordic Sounds – September 22, 2014
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Chicago Classical Review Profile of the Chicago Philharmonic Society – September 16, 2014
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Rock Chicago Magazine Review of Carrie Underwood at Ravinia (with the Chicago Philharmonic as the Ravinia Festival Orchestra) – September 12, 2014
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Chicago Tribune – November 1, 2013
Chicago Classical Music Examiner Review – September 30, 2013
Chicago Tribune – September 30, 2013
WGN Midday News – September 20, 2013
CS – May 28, 2013
Chicago Tribune – May 26, 2013
Chicago Classical Review – May 25, 2013
Windy City Times – May 22, 2013
Daily Herald – May 10, 2013
Chicago Classical Review – May 2, 2013
Chicago Classical Review – April 22, 2013
Chicago Tonight – April 16, 2013
Chicago Tribune – April 16, 2013
Daily Herald – April 14, 2013
Chicago Tribune – April 4, 2013
Chicago Magazine – March 28, 2013
Chicago Classical Review – March 25, 2013
Hinsdale Magazine – February 1, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times – October 21, 2012
Gapers Block – October 20, 2012
4Dancers.org – October 18, 2012
Time Out Chicago – October 18, 2012
Huffington Post – October 17, 2012
Chicago Tribune – September 28, 2012
Chicago Classical Review – September 27, 2012
WTTW-TV Chicago Tonight – September 26, 2012
Chicago Classical Review – September 5, 2012
Gapers Block – August 30, 2012
Chicago Classical Review – May 21, 2012
Chicago Tribune – May 17, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times – May 18, 2012
WBEZ-FM – May 16, 2012
Examiner.com – May 23, 2012
Chicagoclassicalmusic.org – April 26, 2012
Triblocal – April 26, 2012
Chicago Classical Review – April 23, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times – April 18, 2012
Chicago Tribune – April 10, 2012
Triblocal – March 2, 2012
Triblocal – February 7, 2012
Daily Herald – January 30, 2012
Crain’s Chicago Business – January 25, 2012
Chicago Classical Review – January 2, 2012
Chicago Tribune – December 29, 2011
Chicago Tribune – November 15, 2011
Chicago Classical Review – November 14, 2011
Chicago Tribune – John von Rhein – Critic’s Pick – November 10, 2011
Chicago Classical Review – October 3, 2011
Chicago Tribune – John von Rhein – Review – May 18, 2011
Chicago Classical Review – May 16, 2011
ABC7 Weekend Morning News – October 31, 2010
Chicago Tribune – John von Rhein Pick of the Week – April 30, 2010
Chicago Classical Music – March 16, 2010
Chicago Classical Review – March 15, 2010
Chicago Classical Music – March 15, 2010
ABC7 Chicagoing with Bill Campbell – November 8, 2009
Chicago Classical Review – October 19, 2009
Chicago Tribune – John von Rhein – October 16, 2009