Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago combines the timeless allure of classical music, with dynamic, youthful musicians who offer the highest possible performance standards and innovation in the classical listening experience.
The Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago is honored to announce Ilya Kaler as Artistic Partner
starting in the 2020-2021 season.
Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago 2019-2020 Season
The Mid-30’s Guide to the Orchestra
Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Composer and musical comedian Robbie Ellis ( Classical WFMT, Second City) joins the Oistrakh Symphony ..more
DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers- Winners Concert with the Oistrakh Symphony
Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm
The winners perform with the Oistrakh Symphony…more
DePaul Community Chorus with the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago
Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
The chorus performs with the Oistrakh Symphony…more
From New York to Tokyo
Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Kaori Williams performs a collection of Japanese songs and the world premier of an orchestral composition by Thomas Nickell ..more
The Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago is the orchestra in residence at the Holtschneider Performance Center, DePaul University School of Music
About the Orchestra
The Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago was founded in 2005. The vision of OSC is to offer audiences and musicians exposure to a broad classical repertoire, performed at the highest level.
Our Music Director
As founder, music director, and conductor of the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago, Mina Zikri is using his considerable talents to forge relationships with artists and musical organizations throughout the world, all in the name of developing new audiences for classical music.
The Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago receives support from foundation and family grants, private individuals, and corporate donors. Your generosity helps us to realize our mission and deliver high-quality musical performances. We hope that you will partner with us to continue making significant contributions to Chicago’s musical offerings. The OSC is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit. Donations are tax-deductible.