Archive for November, 2010

Charles Ives—still radical after all these years, courtesy of the Callisto Ensemble

The Callisto Ensemble opened its season and its year-long exploration of …

Nov 30, 2010
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The Chicago Ensemble serves up two rarities along with stormy Brahms

There are a myriad of chamber music groups in the city …

Nov 29, 2010
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A quirky Hungarian concerto amid luminous Debussy and Ravel from Boulez and the CSO

It’s unfortunate that this week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts are such …

Nov 27, 2010
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Trpčeski and colleagues deliver shattering Shostakovich at Mandel Hall

The three Russian piano trios presented Friday night at Mandel Hall …

Nov 20, 2010
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Vaughan Williams’ Ninth receives eloquent CSO debut with Davis

Beethoven, Mahler, Bruckner, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

All of the above …

Nov 19, 2010
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Orion Ensemble digs up another gem with DuBois Quintet

For 18 seasons, the Orion Ensemble has provided their unique brand …

Nov 18, 2010
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Zukerman and Bronfman bring sense of discovery to their partnership

Pianist Yefim Bronfman and violinist Pinchas Zukerman are regular visitors to …

Nov 18, 2010
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A strange, compelling musical tale weaved by Fifth House Ensemble

One of the most memorable productions of last year’s music season …

Nov 17, 2010
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With Radvanovsky and Fisch, Lyric’s “Masked Ball” is the right ticket

For dramatic and theatrically effective middle-period Verdi, how can one do …

Nov 16, 2010
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Fearless cellist Kleijn tackles new music that’s more than skin deep

As the concluding event of this year’s Humanities Festival–90 events devoted …

Nov 15, 2010
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