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The End to Two Remarkable Seasons

Riccardo Muti dons #19, photo by Brian Kersey

Maestro Muti concluded the Chicago Symphony season at Symphony Center on Sunday with an impromptu speech from the stage saying the first thing he would do when his plane lands in Rome is to find out “if the Hawks won.”

Bear Down!

I was all of two years old when the Bears captured their last Super Bowl win–as a result, every Chicago-area kid with the ability to speak was taught the words to “Bear Down, Chicago Bears.” Good teams have been few and far between since that time, and our collective memory of the song’s complete lyrics more…