Civic Orchestra of Chicago

The Pre-professional training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony provides career-bound musicians with unique access to the musical resources of the Chicago Symphony, along with leadership from Conductor Cliff Colnot and Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma.  Over the year, many Civic members have gone on to distinguished careers in major orchestras around the United States and throughout the world. 

When and where to tune-in

Sundays at 2:00pm on Classical 91.5

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Recently on Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Sundays at 2 p.m.

You'll be taken away by Lemminkäinen and the legends of the Kalevala on January 26th broadcast from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Since completing apprenticeships with the Santa Fe Opera and the Chicago Lyric Opera, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley has appeared in leading operatic roles from Anchorage to New York.  You can hear her perform Cateloube's Chant d’Auvergne on the December 29th broadcast.

Sundays at 2 p.m.

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago's season kicks off in November with these great programs.