Archive for July, 2011

Terfel’s gripping Scarpia ignites an outstanding “Tosca” at Ravinia

The last time Ravinia programmed Tosca for a festival anniversary year …

Jul 31, 2011
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Sibelius’s “Kullervo” given a rousing performance by Lintu, Grant Park Orchestra

Jean Sibelius is hardly terra incognita to the concert hall with …

Jul 30, 2011
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Lintu, Grant Park Orchestra lift a lightweight Russian program

On paper Wednesday night’s Grant Park Orchestra concert led by Hannu …

Jul 28, 2011
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Bell, Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus soar in sacred program

This weekend’s lakefront program of sacred music marks Christopher Bell’s tenth …

Jul 23, 2011
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Conlon, CSO and guests serve up Rachmaninoff rarities at Ravinia

One couldn’t seem more removed from the Russian steppes Thursday night …

Jul 22, 2011
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Grant Park Orchestra shows its mettle on a hot and muggy night

It’s a rare sight to experience a classical concert with symphony …

Jul 21, 2011
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CSO winds shine in Ravinia program

Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra winds performed a chamber music …

Jul 20, 2011
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Lyric Opera to present Lang Lang next May

Continuing its venture into non-operatic events, the Lyric Opera of Chicago …

Jul 20, 2011
at 9:59 am
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Orion Ensemble announces 2011-12 season

The Orion Ensemble has announced its 2011-2012 season, which will include …

Jul 19, 2011
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Voigt withdraws from Lyric Opera’s “Ariadne”

Deborah Voigt has withdrawn from the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s fall …

Jul 18, 2011
at 10:01 am
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