Archive for March, 2011

St. Petersburg Phil shows brawny strength and refinement

Few Russian orchestras can boast the kind of storied history and …

Mar 31, 2011
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Jonathan Biss to replace Perahia who was to replace Pollini

Just one day after the announcement that he was to replace …

Mar 31, 2011
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Music minus one: Cost-saving maestro move contributes to rough night by the Sinfonietta

The penultimate program in the season-long farewell salute to retiring Chicago …

Mar 30, 2011
at 7:53 am
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Singer bows out of CSO “Otello”

Nicola Alaimo, scheduled to sing Iago in next week’s Chicago Symphony …

Mar 30, 2011
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Genualdi steps down as Chicago Chamber Musicians artistic director

Joseph Genualdi, artistic director of Chicago Chamber Musicians for the past …

Mar 29, 2011
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Rembrandt Chamber Players deliver exhilarating performances of rarely heard works

The Rembrandt Chamber Players have been a lively, gifted ensemble since …

Mar 28, 2011
at 7:18 pm
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Machover’s “robot opera” to kick off Chicago Opera Theater season

Remember “CNN opera”?

In the 1980s and 1990s, when John Adams …

Mar 27, 2011
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Dutoit and CSO deliver a knockout “Petrushka”

Charles Dutoit may have been born in Switzerland but he’s rarely …

Mar 25, 2011
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Murray Perahia to replace an ailing Maurizio Pollini

Maurizio Pollini has canceled his April 10 recital at Symphony Center …

Mar 25, 2011
at 11:02 am
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Lyric Opera names Martin Wright new chorus master

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has chosen Martin Wright as its …

Mar 24, 2011
at 10:56 pm
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