Ryan Cohan: Real World Inspiration

Ryan Cohan is the recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. This pianist and composer began his journey in music as a child and was able to read sheet music at the age of five. Cohan’s mother was a music teacher and introduced him to music. This Chicago native released his …

Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling Quintet: Passion World

In many ways the Kurt Elling Quintet was just the kind of performance you’d want to see on Valentine’s Day at The Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Along with special guests, Violinist Regina Carter and Clarinetist Anat Cohen, Elling paid tribute to lovers everywhere as selections chosen for the evening were international …