Archive for 2010

Canadian conductor out, Spanish conductor in for January CSO program

Juanjo Mena will make his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut in January. …

Dec 31, 2010
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The Top 10 Performances of 2010

1. The Pacifica Quartet in Shostakovich’s Quartets Nos. 1-3

The Pacifica …

Dec 23, 2010
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Acclaimed Miami choir to make Chicago debut

Seraphic Fire, the critically lauded Florida choir, will make its Chicago …

Dec 22, 2010
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Ars Viva adds extra performance of Mozart program

In addition to their Sunday matinee Jan. 30 at Skokie’s North …

Dec 22, 2010
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CSO’s “Welcome Yule” offers a festive family show

With “Sale” signs sprouting on every store counter during this final …

Dec 18, 2010
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Music of the Baroque delivers a polished if expressively cool Christmas program

The ceaseless succession of holiday concerts can make it difficult for …

Dec 17, 2010
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Chicago Symphony brass make a glorious sound in a non-holiday program

For those yearning for a dose of holiday cheer, nothing does …

Dec 17, 2010
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Chicago Chamber Choir’s salsa-laden Spanish Christmas a sure cure for holiday blues

Choral music aficionados looking for spicy, alternative yet high-quality holiday fare …

Dec 15, 2010
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MusicNOW closes year with lively mix of young composers

Just by definition, concerts devoted to new music are often variable …

Dec 14, 2010
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Zhang and Civic deliver Bartok’s filmic barbarism

Xian Zhang—likely the only conductor to have held simultaneous podium positions …

Dec 13, 2010
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