Archive for March, 2013

Illinois Philharmonic to expand American programming, make downtown debut

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra is clearly intent on making an impact …

Mar 31, 2013
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Uchida, CSO team up for first-class Mozart

There are few Chicago Symphony Orchestra events more artistically consistent than …

Mar 29, 2013
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Chicago Bach Project culminates in a memorable Mass in B minor  

“It is finished,” to quote a biblical line associated with the …

Mar 28, 2013
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Lyric Opera’s inspired cast and artful staging can’t make the case for Previn’s pallid “Streetcar”

Despite all the voluminous press releases and the ink that has …

Mar 27, 2013
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Chicago Chorale offers radiant ensemble singing in “St. John Passion”

With Easter on the horizon, the current week is offering two …

Mar 25, 2013
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Chicago Philharmonic names new conductor

Scott Speck has been named the new artistic director of the …

Mar 25, 2013
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Young cellist provides the highlight in mixed evening from Illinois Philharmonic

Continuing his first season as the new music director of the …

Mar 24, 2013
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Dufour’s virtuosity, conductor’s CSO debut lift a mixed program

Tugan Sokhiev made his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut Thursday night, leading …

Mar 22, 2013
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Critic’s Choice

For musical aficionados, religious and non, Holy Week brings the opportunity …

Mar 20, 2013
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Tchaik rarity and violin prodigy take Lake Forest Symphony by storm

This weekend’s Lake Forest Symphony concerts are the penultimate performances that …

Mar 16, 2013
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