Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW

Chicago’s most exciting new music experience.

Curated by CSO Mead Composers-in-Residence Samuel Adams and Elizabeth Ogonek, each MusicNOW concert is an immersive, sonic journey through groundbreaking repertoire with musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Each evening includes pre- and postconcert music and a reception with free food and drinks.



MusicNOW 2016/17

A collaboration with the 2016 Ear Taxi Festival, a citywide celebration of the vibrant contemporary music scene in Chicago.

Major support for MusicNOW is generously provided by the Irving Harris Foundation, the Sally Mead Hands Foundation, the Julian Family Foundation, Cindy Sargent and the Zell Family Foundation.

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