Archive for April, 2012

Yo-Yo Ma and friends serve up a Brazilian feast to sold-out audience

“I hope you’re feeling the magic…”

Yo-Yo Ma hadn’t even finished …

Apr 30, 2012
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Lewis continues his Schubert cycle with strength and intelligence

For the penultimate installment of his Chicago Schubert cycle, Paul Lewis …

Apr 30, 2012
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Ferris Chorale wraps its 40th season with a grand tribute to its founder

The William Ferris Chorale is closing its 40th anniversary season this …

Apr 29, 2012
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Critic’s Choice

Chicago Opera Theater’s short spring season is already coming to a …

Apr 25, 2012
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Chicago Philharmonic energetically serves up Beethoven and two concertos

The Chicago Philharmonic’s concert at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall Sunday evening was …

Apr 23, 2012
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Music of the Baroque conveys the joyous element of Bach’s Mass in B minor

Crime, taxes, political corruption. There are plenty of things to complain …

Apr 23, 2012
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At 40, Kissin shows that virtuosity is still child’s play

Evgeny Kissin turned 40 last fall, a sobering reminder that even …

Apr 23, 2012
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COT wraps Medea cycle with a supremely stylish and well sung “Teseo”

When last we left Medea, she had murdered her children and …

Apr 22, 2012
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Chicago Master Singers offer a Russian salute of their own

With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra making its second-ever Russian tour, the …

Apr 21, 2012
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Sinfonietta has a mixed night with yet another look back

Based on Thursday night’s concert at Symphony Center, it seems like …

Apr 20, 2012
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