Archive for September, 2009

CSO’s training orchestra remains a Civic treasure

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago is hardly a junior ensemble. While …

Sep 29, 2009
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Chicago Chamber Musicians give voice to Lieberson premiere

The Chicago Chamber Musicians understand that a Frank Lloyd Wright anniversary …

Sep 28, 2009
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Lyric Opera’s “Tosca” opens season with mixed success

Forget the javelin and triathlon.  Should Chicago win the Olympic games, …

Sep 27, 2009
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Russian tenor takes a less-traveled path to Puccini

     Chicago opera lovers caught their first glimpse of Russian tenor Vladimir …

Sep 24, 2009
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Chicago Chamber Musicians to premiere Wright-inspired work this weekend

 Peter Lieberson, composer of the Neruda Songs—the finest song-cycle since Richard …

Sep 24, 2009
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Met’s “Tosca” opens season with hoary new cliches

NEW YORK: The audience’s reaction to the Metropolitan Opera’s new production …

Sep 23, 2009
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Avalon String Quartet opens 15th season in refined style

 The Avalon String Quartet, ensemble in residence at Northern Illinois University …

Sep 19, 2009
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Critic’s Choice

Chicago’s music season will get its official start with the Lyric …

Sep 17, 2009
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High-voltage Tchaikovsky spotlights Chicago Chamber Musicians opener

The season-opening program of the Chicago Chamber Musicians served up the …

Sep 14, 2009
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Stars and young artists strut their stuff at Lyric Opera’s lakefront concert

Puccini and Rossini aficionados streamed into Millennium Park Friday night as …

Sep 12, 2009
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