Archive for December, 2012

“Salute to Vienna” offers a festive, gypsy-centered lineup

2013 arrived 33-and-1/2 hours early at Orchestra Hall, courtesy of the …

Dec 31, 2012
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The Top 10 Performances of 2012

1. Chicago Chorale in Shchedrin’s The Sealed Angel

The Chicago Chorale …

Dec 22, 2012
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CSO’s Christopher Martin scales the heights in Rouse’s rousing trumpet concerto

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a collective of virtuoso musicians, and …

Dec 21, 2012
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Michael Black gets Lyric Opera chorus master job, this time for good

In the world of opera, after all the drama, sometimes things …

Dec 15, 2012
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Clyne’s new CSO work bridges the violin generations

The vagaries of the concert calendar have resulted in the Chicago …

Dec 14, 2012
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Music of the Baroque serves up a generous and wide-ranging Christmas program

Holiday musical events usually revel in the familiar, and are aimed …

Dec 14, 2012
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CSO hires principal timpanist

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have appointed David Herbert …

Dec 12, 2012
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Bach and Mozart make splendid Rembrandt holiday fare

With music of the season being so paramount amongst programmers this …

Dec 11, 2012
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Ferris Chorale marks new beginning with world premiere

After notching its 40th anniversary season last year, the William Ferris …

Dec 10, 2012
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Salon quartet offers a genial Christmas program in the South Loop

In their third annual holiday concert Saturday evening the classical vocal …

Dec 09, 2012
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