Archive for December, 2013

The Top 10 Performances of 2013

1. Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Verdi’s Macbeth

Riccardo …

Dec 23, 2013
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Lyric to forge a new “Ring”; ailing Boulez cancels CSO dates again


* The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced that they …

Dec 21, 2013
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Eschenbach, CSO wrap year with blazing Bruckner

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has a long association with Anton Bruckner’s …

Dec 20, 2013
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Tenor Agnew makes impressive podium debut with Music of the Baroque’s holiday program

Musical offerings in the latter half of December are devoted to …

Dec 20, 2013
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With renewed Harris Theater contract, Chamber Music Society serves up brisk and vital Bach

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offered the complete Brandenburg …

Dec 19, 2013
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Akiho’s mesmerizing work the highlight of MusicNOW program

The second MusicNOW program of the season served up one of …

Dec 17, 2013
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Haymarket Opera to present Charpentier double bill in March

A double bill of Marc-Antoine Charpentier will make up Haymarket Opera’s …

Dec 16, 2013
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Harth-Bedoya leads CSO in rousing Dvorak and Mussorgsky showpieces

An offbeat musical Baedecker tour is on the itinerary at this …

Dec 13, 2013
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Lyric Opera’s delightful “Fledermaus” banishes the winter chill

The Lyric Opera season to date has been characterized by uneven …

Dec 11, 2013
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Deborah Rutter to depart Chicago Symphony Orchestra for Kennedy Center

Deborah F. Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the …

Dec 10, 2013
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