Archive for October, 2009

Fiddlers three at Chicago Philharmonic opener

To survive twenty years in the non-profit world is no lean …

Oct 19, 2009
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Bella Voce gives eloquent voice to two rare requiems

Over its 27-year history, first as His Majestie’s Clerkes and currently …

Oct 19, 2009
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Andy Vores’ riveting “No Exit” a combustible winner for Chicago Opera Vanguard

A successful philosophical opera? Get real.

Of course, Richard Strauss managed …

Oct 17, 2009
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The heart of Glass

 Philip Glass came to Chicago Friday night to perform his music …

Oct 17, 2009
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CSO remains in the black and Muti charms at annual meeting

The big news to come out of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s …

Oct 17, 2009
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Handel with care: Music of the Baroque’s “Acis” opener celebrates long legacy


Back in the days when the Lyric Opera’s idea of performing …

Oct 17, 2009
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Muti returns, with balletic Bruckner and memorable Mozart

The Riccardo Muti era doesn’t officially begin until next fall but …

Oct 16, 2009
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“Keeping Score” kicks off new season Sunday

Set your DVRs for 1 p.m. Sunday on WTTW-Ch. 11 for …

Oct 16, 2009
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Being and Opera-ness: Chicago Opera Vanguard enters season with “No Exit”

For most opera companies their first season, is, well, their first …

Oct 15, 2009
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Glennie’s powerful solo turn sparks São Paulo orchestra’s Chicago debut

For an example of the internationalization of classical music, one could …

Oct 14, 2009
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