Archive for May, 2010

Corigliano Festival ends in style, drawing large crowd to Millennium Park

Northwestern University’s festival devoted to the music of John Corigliano closed …

May 31, 2010
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A routine Rush Hour for de Burgos, CSO

There are two kinds of people in the world: those with …

May 27, 2010
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Lyric Opera breaks even with help from its reserves


The Lyric Opera of Chicago managed to break even in the …

May 24, 2010
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Composer Stucky, Chicago Chamber Musicians team up for bracing afternoon of music

It seemed like summer arrived Sunday in Chicago—somehow skipping spring—with high …

May 24, 2010
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Corigliano’s “Ghosts” remains problematic but receives a spirited revival at Northwestern

This spring the Metropolitan Opera was to revive John Corigliano’s The …

May 22, 2010
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Powerful U.S premiere and magnificent Mahler provide a CSO season highlight with Bychkov

It’s a rare concert in which a popular Mahler symphony nearly …

May 21, 2010
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Fulcrum Point closes out season with plugged-in evening


On Wednesday evening, the Fulcrum Point New Music Project served a …

May 20, 2010
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Sinfonietta’s lightweight finale may prove significant for orchestra’s future

The Chicago Sinfonietta’s season-closing concert Monday night at Orchestra Hall was …

May 18, 2010
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Haefliger’s keyboard artistry at its finest in Mozart

Pianist Andreas Haefliger presented a single encore—Mozart’s Adagio in B Minor—for …

May 17, 2010
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Corigliano’s Third Symphony gets a local debut with maximum impact


Two companionate but ultimately competing American classical traditions knocked heads locally …

May 15, 2010
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