Archive for January, 2010

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet triumphs over distractions at Mandel Hall


“They’re going to do Samuel Barber’s Summer Music instead of the …

Jan 30, 2010
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Muti to lead concert performances of “Otello” in inaugural season


Riccardo Muti will conduct soloists and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and …

Jan 27, 2010
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Lyric Opera to offer a balanced, conservative lineup next season, with 11% fewer performances

The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced its 2010-2011 lineup Tuesday, which …

Jan 26, 2010
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Brett Dean’s “Eclipse” highlights Callisto Ensemble program

Brett Dean, an Australian composer who won the 2009 Grawemeyer Award, …

Jan 26, 2010
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Winter Chamber Festival closes with warm-hearted Schubert and Boccherini

It wasn’t literally a breath of fresh air, though remnants of …

Jan 25, 2010
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MusicNow’s Boulez program rounds off month-long tribute in style


Minutes after Pierre Boulez spoke of the technological advances that had …

Jan 25, 2010
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Winning cast provides the magic brew in Lyric Opera’s delightful “Elixir”

L’elisir d’amore has become the go-to opera for companies in the …

Jan 24, 2010
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Europa Galante brings bracing, aggressive weather to “Four Seasons”


Europa Galante, the premier Italian early-music ensemble, made their Mandel Hall …

Jan 23, 2010
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In duo roles, Boulez spotlighted, magnificently, with CSO

For all his acclaim on the podium, Pierre Boulez would still …

Jan 22, 2010
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King’s dream fuses with Beethoven for heart-warming Sinfonietta event


“Dr. King would have been so proud to be with us …

Jan 19, 2010
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