Archive for September, 2010

Muti takes the CSO for a Classical canter with Mozart and Haydn

Last week Riccardo Muti began his tenure as the Chicago Symphony …

Sep 30, 2010
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Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Saturday after a 21-year absence

Anne-Sophie Mutter carries with her such international renown and, through her …

Sep 30, 2010
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Zimmerman’s “Candide” offers the most of all possible words

Clocking in at over three hours, Mary Zimmerman’s epic new adaptation …

Sep 28, 2010
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Lyric Opera’s season-opening “Macbeth” to be pure Gaines

Call it an operatic Crosstown Classic.

Lyric Opera of Chicago opens …

Sep 28, 2010
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With Glover sidelined, Music of the Baroque still delivers worthy Purcell

Only one element was missing Sunday night at Music of the …

Sep 27, 2010
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Muti sparks exhilarating CSO opener with brilliant and bizarre Berlioz

Without taking anything away from Sunday’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra performance in …

Sep 24, 2010
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Fulcrum Point marks 12 years with a bravura program of new music

The Fulcrum Point New Music Project celebrated its 12th anniversary Wednesday …

Sep 23, 2010
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Jane Glover, felled by appendicitis, withdraws from Music of the Baroque opener

Jane Glover, music director of Music of the Baroque, underwent emergency …

Sep 23, 2010
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From Beethoven to Buenos Aires, Orion Ensemble brings out the dance element

It was one of those nights for the Orion Ensemble Wednesday …

Sep 23, 2010
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Muti’s influence already evident in Civic Orchestra season opener

As the first Symphony Center concert of the Riccardo Muti era, …

Sep 23, 2010
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