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Today in History

Nov. 15, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2021. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal ended during World War II with a decisive U.S....

Bernard Haitink, renowned Dutch conductor, dies at 92

Oct. 22, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

Bernard Haitink, a Dutch conductor of refinement and grace who led the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for 27 years and held leadership positions in London, Chicago and Boston, died at his home in London on Thursday, his management agency announced. He was 92. Haitink was...

Muti extends to 2022-23 as Chicago Symphony music director

Sep. 24, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

Absent from Chicago since February 2020 due to the pandemic, Riccardo Muti walked into Orchestra Hall and started to rehease Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” “It was a very, very emotional moment when I walked on stage and I went to the podium because the...