Archive for October, 2011

Pacifica Quartet opens season with compelling, mostly Russian program

Following the Pacifica Quartet’s remarkable Shostakovich cycle last winter, the ensemble …

Oct 31, 2011
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Irish Chamber Orchestra plays with drive and devotion at Mandel Hall

The Irish Chamber Orchestra visited Mandel Hall Friday at the University …

Oct 29, 2011
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Haitink, CSO scale Haydn’s “Creation” with insight and aplomb

What is it about older conductors and the masterpiece of Haydn’s …

Oct 28, 2011
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Avalon Quartet’s Beethoven cycle spotlights revolutions in sight and sound

More often than not, programs that ambitiously attempt to demonstrate parallel …

Oct 25, 2011
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Ars Viva, Heatherington at their finest with inspired English program

Sunday afternoon’s concert by Ars Viva displayed the North Shore orchestra …

Oct 24, 2011
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Soprano Kim bows out of Lyric’s “Magic Flute”

Kathleen Kim has taken herself out of the Lyric Opera of …

Oct 24, 2011
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Hilary Hahn brings sterling advocacy and personal charm to music old and new

It’s not often that one gets to experience the debut of …

Oct 24, 2011
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Borodin Quartet makes admirable debut at Mandel Hall

Few ensembles can boast the kind of storied history of the …

Oct 22, 2011
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Haitink, CSO prove golden once again in Mahler

Bernard Haitink’s Mahler cycle with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been …

Oct 21, 2011
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Hilary Hahn to focus on small things with new encores project

Hilary Hahn made an acclaimed recording debut at age 16 in …

Oct 20, 2011
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