Archive for January, 2011

Yo-Yo Ma and friends launch new CSO project and seal it with superb concert

Sunday afternoon’s concert at Symphony Center was an auspicious moment for …

Jan 31, 2011
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Pacifica members deliver memorable, deeply moving account of Shostakovich’s Eighth Quartet

The Pacifica Quartet’s ongoing cycle of the complete quartets of Dmitri …

Jan 31, 2011
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Heatherington, Ars Viva soloists bring fresh approach to Mozart

If it’s late January and the lines are long at the …

Jan 31, 2011
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ICE’s edgy Art Institute concert reflects its canvas inspiration

A largely youthful capacity audience at the Art Institute’s Fullerton Hall …

Jan 29, 2011
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Uchida’s Mozart extraordinary once again with CSO

There are some marriages of artist and repertoire that seem so …

Jan 28, 2011
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Mitsuko Uchida brings unique mix of scholarship and intimacy to Mozart and Schumann

For thousands of music lovers, the highlight of Chicago’s musical season …

Jan 25, 2011
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Miami-based Seraphic Fire makes memorable Chicago debut under trying circumstances

While the Bears were being trounced under the heels of the …

Jan 25, 2011
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Music of the Baroque banishes the winter chill with Haydn and the Mozarts

A requiem wouldn’t have been out of place Sunday night. Certainly …

Jan 24, 2011
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Lyric Opera’s lively and engaging “Fanciulla” almost golden

It’s not hard to understand why Puccini’s La fanciulla del West …

Jan 23, 2011
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Kaler, Lake Forest Symphony give stirring advocacy to Russia music, familiar and rare

The Lake Forest Symphony under music director, Alan Heatherington, treated a …

Jan 23, 2011
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