Archive for November, 2011

Ferris Chorale marks four decades by reflecting on its past and looking to the future

Forty years ago when composer William Ferris and tenor John Vorrasi …

Nov 29, 2011
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Anaphora offers two compelling world premieres at Green Mill

Thanksgiving Day weekend is traditionally a somewhat fallow period for classical …

Nov 28, 2011
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With the Chicago Symphony as studio band, “West Side Story” packs fizzing musical impact

For many, West Side Story remains the finest of all American …

Nov 26, 2011
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Orion Ensemble serves up a Beethoven and Schubert trifecta

The Orion Ensemble offered an intriguing mix of repertoire on its …

Nov 22, 2011
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Arvo Pärt mass receives solid performance from Chicago Arts Orchestra

One of Chicago’s lesser-known small musical organizations, the Chicago Arts Orchestra …

Nov 22, 2011
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Lyric’s winning production and a worthy cast make for a mostly delightful “Ariadne”

For all its broad humor and effervescent music, Ariadne auf Naxos …

Nov 20, 2011
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Chicago Chorale soars in Baltic and Scandinavian music

Chicago is home to such a plethora of fine choral groups …

Nov 19, 2011
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Labèque sisters make a belated downtown Chicago Symphony debut

It’s been a good fortnight for French musicians at Symphony Center. …

Nov 18, 2011
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JacobTV’s multimedia works spark Fulcrum Point benefit concert

For their benefit concert this year in support of their valuable …

Nov 17, 2011
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Phyllis Chen and ICE team up for strange and compelling evening

Under the searching fingers of pianist Phyllis Chen, the toy piano …

Nov 17, 2011
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