Meet the 2019/20 Civic Fellows!

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago is proud to announce the 2019/20 class of Civic Fellows. Throughout the season, in addition to playing alongside their colleagues in the Civic Orchestra, the fellows will perform chamber music in schools and communities across the city, design and implement their own community engagement projects, serve as leaders for creative…

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Q & A with Cliff Colnot

On February 29th, Cliff Colnot led his final concert as Principal Conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. The program included Shostakovich’s 9th Symphony and Augusta Read Thomas’s EOS. At the end of the concert, nineteen string players honored Dr. Colnot with a conductorless performance of Stravinsky’s Concerto in D.  Read the Chicago Tribune review…

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