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A rousing joint effort

Sep 22, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Chicagoans justly take pride in the virtuosity of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the prodigiousness of its training ensemble, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

But until Thursday evening, the full personnel of both organizations never had shared a stage (though members of the CSO periodically have collaborated with their younger colleagues).

So CSO music director Riccardo Muti made some musical history at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, an estimated 10,000-plus people crowdin...