Archive for August, 2010

Chicago Classical Review wants you to advertise with us!

I try to keep public advertising pitches to the barest minimum …

Aug 31, 2010
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Violinist Josefowicz shines in Stravinsky and Tüür at Ravinia

The program notes for Leila Josefowicz’s recital at Ravinia displayed all …

Aug 26, 2010
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Claremont Trio still shows need for greater polish and artistic maturity at Ravinia

Though the Claremont Trio has been receiving increasing attention in recent …

Aug 25, 2010
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WFMT to revive live chamber concerts in Rogers Park

WFMT will revive its locally produced series of live Sunday morning …

Aug 25, 2010
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra close the summer in grand style with Mahler

The Grant Park Music Festival wrapped its season with Mahler’s epic …

Aug 23, 2010
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Downpours cannot dampen Silk Road Ensemble’s milestone celebration

Chicago has played a central role in the development of the …

Aug 21, 2010
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Gutiérrez, Kalmar strike sparks in Brahms concerto

Wednesday’s Grant Park Music Festival concert presented a nice balance of …

Aug 19, 2010
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Soprano’s unhinged intensity proves overwhelming in Santa Fe Opera’s “Butterfly”

SANTA FE: Few subjects can provoke more rancorous debate among opera …

Aug 16, 2010
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Kalmar, Grant Park forces deliver electrifying account of Dvorak Requiem

Distant lightning flashes provided a dramatic visual backdrop for Friday night’s …

Aug 14, 2010
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Grant Park Orchestra plays back-up band for African kora virtuoso

Maybe it’s the venue—the extravagantly fanciful Jay Pritzker Pavilion rising over …

Aug 12, 2010
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