Archive for September, 2011

Pianist Imogen Cooper eager for return visit with Music of the Baroque

The opening concert of Music of the Baroque’s 41st season marks …

Sep 30, 2011
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Polenzani ready for the challenge in Lyric Opera’s “Hoffmann”

Tenor Matthew Polenzani was looking at two important debuts in Chicago …

Sep 28, 2011
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Critic’s Choice

The Lyric Opera of Chicago kicks off its 57th season with …

Sep 28, 2011
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Chen launches new era for Sinfonietta with blazing Beethoven

Whatever the future may hold for Mei-Ann Chen’s reign as music …

Sep 27, 2011
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Orion Ensemble opens with flavorful semi-Spanish program

With a series of pieces exploring different facets of Spanish music, …

Sep 26, 2011
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Chicago a cappella presents a richly varied program of Jewish music

There are abundant musical observances in the Chicago area with Rosh …

Sep 26, 2011
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Chicago Chamber Musicians and guests make a golden sound in brassy season opener

Chicago Chamber Musicians opened their new season Sunday night in Evanston …

Sep 26, 2011
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Ars Viva opens season with first-rate trifecta of Jewish composers

The Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra’s season-opening concert Sunday at the North …

Sep 26, 2011
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A Terpsichorean Muti, Bronfman lift a lightweight gala program with fizzing performances

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s “Symphony Ball” gala Saturday night mercifully had …

Sep 24, 2011
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William Mason looks back on five decades at the Lyric Opera

If William Mason is melancholy or wistful about leaving the opera …

Sep 24, 2011
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