Archive for October, 2010

Powerful Shostakovich from van Zweden, CSO

For fans of Dmitri Shostakovich, this is the week for you. …

Oct 29, 2010
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Fulcrum Point puts the pedal to the metal

One can only guess what motorists on East Randolph Street thought …

Oct 28, 2010
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A modernist tribute to a murdered young musician

In June of this year, Omar Hernández-Hidalgo was brutally murdered in …

Oct 27, 2010
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Chicago Chamber Musicians showcases all members in varied program

The performances presented by the Chicago Chamber Musicians are invariably polished …

Oct 26, 2010
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Schiff’s Schumann program explores a Romantic poet’s eclecticism

It is seldom that the opportunity exists to hear an entire …

Oct 26, 2010
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New Glass violin concerto a work for all seasons

Few premieres receive the kind of instantaneous standing ovation, cheers and …

Oct 25, 2010
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Chicago Chamber Choir and friends take ambitious journey through music of war and peace

The Chicago Chamber Choir opened its 15th season Sunday with a …

Oct 25, 2010
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From Barber to Broadway, Ars Viva leads off with American music

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been soaking up a lot of …

Oct 25, 2010
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Despite a fine cast, “Rio de Sangre” fails to stir the blood

Meet the new il Presidente—same as the old il Presidente.

The …

Oct 23, 2010
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Multimedia opera mixes striking images with tedious dancing

Composer and visual artist Kyong Mee Choi certainly doesn’t shy away …

Oct 23, 2010
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