Archive for October, 2013

Kaler shines in Ars Viva’s contrasted program of Dvořák and Bartók

Two former Lake Forest Symphony concertmasters were reunited on Sunday afternoon: …

Oct 29, 2013
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Civitas Ensemble serves up a bracing mix of old and new

In a city as musically rich as Chicago, there is an …

Oct 28, 2013
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Botha withdraws from Lyric “Otello”; Forbis to sing final two performances

The Lyric Opera’s bad luck with indisposed singers in its production …

Oct 28, 2013
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Haymarket Opera’s revelatory “Pimpinone” a feast for the ears and eyes

Local performances of Baroque opera, sadly, have become a rarity with …

Oct 27, 2013
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Bychkov, Gerstein ignite a fire with CSO in Walton and Prokofiev

Say what you will about the program and the performances Thursday …

Oct 25, 2013
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MusicNOW leads off with a trio of intriguing new works

It’s likely that none of the three substantial works on the …

Oct 22, 2013
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Illinois Philharmonic opens season with a compelling new concerto

There was a sense of occasion surrounding the opening of the …

Oct 20, 2013
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In its Chicago debut, Tilson Thomas’s Miami Beach ensemble finds New Worlds to conquer

Founded by Michael Tilson Thomas, the New World Symphony for the …

Oct 20, 2013
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Nicole Cabell presents an array of vocal delights at Northeastern

Not unlike soprano Nicole Cabell’s recital at Ravinia this summer, a …

Oct 19, 2013
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Nicholas Phan’s Britten recital finds its footing at Mandel Hall

Tenor Nicholas Phan was back onstage in Chicago Friday night, finishing …

Oct 19, 2013
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