Archive for May, 2012

Dickie to depart Chicago Opera Theater today

Brian Dickie will end his 13-year reign as general director of …

May 31, 2012
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The Chicago Ensemble explores a wide range of music in season finale

The chamber music repertoire is vast and varied. Depending on the …

May 30, 2012
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ICE closes with mixed musical postcards from Paris

The International Contemporary Ensemble wrapped its season at the Museum of …

May 27, 2012
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Ax brings fresh Beethoven, Robertson, inspired Rachmaninoff with CSO

After Wednesday’s pianistic mashup with five soloists — four in the …

May 25, 2012
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Spektral Quartet delivers an unforgettable “Black Angels”

The Spektral Quartet may be the best-kept secret on Chicago’s classical …

May 24, 2012
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CSO’s “Keys to the City” festival opens with a mixed panoply of pianists

The NATO summit and downtown protests have concluded, but it was …

May 24, 2012
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Critic’s Choice

The NATO summit is over, but the anti-establishment mood continues this …

May 22, 2012
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Chicago Philharmonic closes season with good news and revelatory Tchaikovsky

The season finale of the Chicago Philharmonic Sunday night at Northwestern …

May 21, 2012
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Music of the Baroque bids farewell to longtime home with “Friends” program

As George Harrison noted, all things must pass: the seasons, earthly …

May 21, 2012
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Northwestern Opera Theater presents an admirable “Albert Herring”

The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University is presenting Benjamin …

May 18, 2012
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