Archive for August, 2013

Lang’s “Match Girl Passion” receives luminous local premiere at Ravinia

David Lang was always struck by the beauty and expressive intensity …

Aug 27, 2013
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Chinese Fine Arts Society serves up a delightful sampler at Millennium Park

A good-natured collection of music by contemporary Chinese composers made for …

Aug 27, 2013
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Composer David Lang explores a secular transcendence in “Little Match Girl Passion”

In the classical music world, compositions titled “Passion” usually have a …

Aug 20, 2013
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Rachel Barton Pine delivers a unique evening with Paganini at Ravinia

Chicago native Rachel Barton Pine ignited Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall with …

Aug 19, 2013
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra wrap the season with Adams and Stravinsky

The final program of the Grant Park Music Festival, presented Friday …

Aug 17, 2013
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Lisitsa’s Rachmaninoff heats up a chilly night at Grant Park

The penultimate program of the Grant Park Music Festival’s 79th season …

Aug 15, 2013
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New cellist makes a natural fit with Emerson Quartet

String quartets come and go, but some have made a major …

Aug 15, 2013
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Ravinia’s Steans Institute celebrates 25 years with a vocal feast and seven world premieres

Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute had a 25th birthday party Monday night …

Aug 13, 2013
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Powerful MacMillan and Schubert highlight Grant Park concert

The draw for the thousands who assembled Friday night in Millennium …

Aug 10, 2013
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CCR Facebook page is live

In the four years since Chicago Classical Review began, we’ve done …

Aug 09, 2013
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