Archive for April, 2011

Bach Week Festival opens with spirited performances

Like many other music organizations in this economy, the Bach Week …

Apr 30, 2011
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Quasthoff cancels Sunday recital

Thomas Quasthoff has bowed out of Sunday’s “Liebeslieder Project”concert due to …

Apr 30, 2011
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Avalon Quartet serves up bracing night of American music

Anyone attending an Avalon String Quartet concert expects good things. Founded …

Apr 28, 2011
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Offbeat Baroque and dance hybrid works for CSO, Hubbard Street

This week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts bring the annual collaboration with …

Apr 28, 2011
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COT’s fine cast, stylish staging make a worthy case for static “Médée”

French Baroque opera is like a family member’s holiday dinner. You …

Apr 25, 2011
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Sizzling Shostakovich from Conlon and CSO

Back home for their first concert after a triumphant Carnegie Hall …

Apr 23, 2011
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Lyric Opera must be “relevant” and reach new audiences, says director

In his first public appearance Thursday afternoon, the Lyric Opera of …

Apr 21, 2011
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Nelson leads majestic performance of Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion”

A new Easter musical tradition has begun in Chicago.

Yes, the …

Apr 21, 2011
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Houston’s Freud to take top job at the Lyric Opera

The next general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago will …

Apr 21, 2011
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Bashmet and Kissin show close rapport in Schubert and Shostakovich

While Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra were wrapping up …

Apr 18, 2011
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