Archive for May, 2011

MacMillan choral premiere to take place in Hyde Park

The performance of Bach’s epic St. Matthew Passion last month was …

May 31, 2011
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Civic Orchestra closes season with two symphonic showpieces

For the final concert of their 92nd season the Civic Orchestra …

May 30, 2011
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Wayward Sisters serve up illuminating program on a rainy night

One of the advantages of living in a musically rich city …

May 29, 2011
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Haitink leads Chicago Symphony in a fiery, dramatic Brahms Fourth

There are certain composers whose music captures one’s imagination in youth: …

May 27, 2011
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Freeman passes Sinfonietta baton to Chen in overstuffed season finale

The closing concert of the Chicago Sinfonietta’s season Monday night at …

May 24, 2011
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Lyric Opera breaks even again with $4.4 million assist from reserves

The Lyric Opera of Chicago managed to break even once again …

May 24, 2011
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Music of the Baroque wraps 40th season with triumphant Mozart

Of all the remarkable creative feats that populated Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s …

May 23, 2011
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Lewis’s compelling Schubert series continues with Impromptus and sonata rarity

For the second installment of his ongoing Schubert cycle, Paul Lewis …

May 23, 2011
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CSO’s French program spotlights Chris Martin, 20th-century rarities

Debussy and Ravel are such invariable components of any symphonic program …

May 20, 2011
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Anaphora offers engaging premiere in an evening of new music

In a tiny arts space overlooking Wicker Park’s busiest thoroughfare, Anaphora …

May 19, 2011
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