Archive for July, 2012

Santa Fe Opera presents a visually striking, vocally mixed “Tosca”

SANTA FE: Santa Fe Opera made its name and international reputation …

Jul 31, 2012
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Parker delivers plenty of Russian fireworks in Ravinia recital

The celebrated Denis Matsuev was supposed to perform two back-to-back concerts …

Jul 31, 2012
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Conductor Märkl makes notable Grant Park debut

The unstated program Friday night at the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jul 28, 2012
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Percussion concerto provides mixed rewards at Grant Park

There aren’t many summer music festivals when one can encounter two …

Jul 26, 2012
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Bell displays characteristic freshness and intensity at Ravinia

Violinist Joshua Bell is an artist who never wears out his …

Jul 26, 2012
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Critic’s Choice

If anyone wants to know why the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jul 24, 2012
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Soloists, Grant Park Chorus soar in Rossini’s “Stabat Mater”

The horrific news coming out of Colorado on Friday lent an …

Jul 20, 2012
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Violinist Simonyan makes impressive debut at Grant Park Music Festival

Summer programs of Russian music invariably serve up the usual Tchaikovsky …

Jul 19, 2012
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Lyric Opera announces collaboration with Second City, kid-friendly “Pasquale”

The Lyric Opera rolled out the first fruits of its new …

Jul 18, 2012
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Goerne and Eschenbach’s revelatory recital needs no words at Ravinia

Twenty minutes after the scheduled start time of Monday night’s lieder …

Jul 17, 2012
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