Archive for June, 2011

Bell, Grant Park Chorus serve up illuminating program of American music

American classical repertoire is, at best, a sometimes thing at most …

Jun 29, 2011
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San Francisco Opera’s “Ring”

Below are links to the four reviews of San Francisco Opera’s …

Jun 28, 2011
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra serve up a program of worthy South American music

Arriving from all corners of the world, Chicago’s tourists invariably flock …

Jun 25, 2011
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CSO adds Russian dates to European tour

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its April 2012 …

Jun 24, 2011
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Inspired cast and magnificent conducting lift a mixed “Rheingold”

SAN FRANCISCO. The good news about San Francisco Opera’s Das Rheingold, …

Jun 22, 2011
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Tales from Chicago’s South Side, told with music and heart

Jack Zimmerman of the Lyric Opera of Chicago is known to …

Jun 20, 2011
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Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus give stirring advocacy to Mendelssohn rarity

After Wednesday’s monsoon-like drenching of the Grant Park Music Festival on …

Jun 18, 2011
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Spektral Quartet closes first season with impassioned playing and a mesmerizing new work

With well-established ensembles ranging from the Pacifica Quartet to eighth blackbird, …

Jun 18, 2011
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Soggy weather can’t dampen fiery music-making at Grant Park season opener

To paraphrase Jackie Gleason, the Grant Park audience must be the …

Jun 15, 2011
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Kalmar and Bell prove a dynamic working duo at the Grant Park Music Festival

The Grant Park Music Festival, which kicks off its 77th season …

Jun 12, 2011
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