Archive for March, 2010

Young Mexican conductor makes terrific Chicago debut with Sinfonietta

The Chicago Sinfonietta’s season isn’t over and nothing has yet been …

Mar 30, 2010
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Winning Mozart concerto aces Music of the Baroque’s mixed doubles


Music of the Baroque’s regular forays into the Classical era sometimes …

Mar 29, 2010
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Bella Voce delivers engaging account of Monteverdi’s astonishing Vespers

When an unconventional score like Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergin (1610) …

Mar 29, 2010
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Polish pianist makes impressive U.S. debut in Chopin tribute concert

Although his universality and ability to transcend mere national boundaries propelled …

Mar 28, 2010
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Jurowski makes admirable CSO debut yet Russian rarities offer mixed rewards

It’s not easy to devise a Russian program of little known …

Mar 26, 2010
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Yo-Yo Ma provides engrossing journey in wide-ranging program

All the signs of a typical Yo-Yo Ma recital were there …

Mar 25, 2010
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Fulcrum Point serves up bracing night of diverse new music

There are two important elements the Fulcrum Point New Music Project …

Mar 25, 2010
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Rembrandt Chamber Players make a case for slenderized Mahler

One can get some idea of the richness of Chicago’s music …

Mar 24, 2010
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The enterprising Chicago Ensemble serves up 20th-century rarities along with Bach and Brahms

Among the city’s myriad of chamber music groups, one has to …

Mar 22, 2010
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MAVerick Ensemble offers a bracing program on a wintry night


MusicNOW may have the high profile among Chicago’s contemporary music series, …

Mar 21, 2010
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