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Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Tour Asia, Mexico Next Season

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced plans to make its first tours to South Korea, Taiwan and Mexico during the 2012-13 season, according to The Classical Review. The orchestra's October 2012 performances in Mexico will mark its Mexican debut. The group has made seven tours of Asia, but its Asian tour in January and February 2013 will be its first visits to South Korea and Taiwan. Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti will conduct on both tours. Read more: Chicago Symphony to Make Debuts in Korea, Taiwan and Mexico Next Season (Classical Review)