Archive for January, 2014

Even with Yo-Yo Ma, Sollima premiere proves a mixed melange

In their first performance of 2014 on home turf, Riccardo Muti …

Jan 31, 2014
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Chicago Ensemble superbly serves rarities by Piston and Bridge

With all the arts foundations and performing organizations in the U.S., …

Jan 29, 2014
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Deborah Sobol 1950-2014

Deborah Rose Sobol, a fixture on Chicago’s music scene for more …

Jan 28, 2014
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Chorus shines royally in Music of the Baroque program

Even with the wind chill hovering around -35 degrees Monday night, …

Jan 28, 2014
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Fleming to star in “Capriccio”; “Tannhäuser,” “Anna Bolena” and “Porgy” also on tap in Lyric Opera’s 2014-15 season

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The Lyric Opera of Chicago will mark its 60th anniversary …

Jan 27, 2014
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Superb new Muhly work unveiled in rewarding Brahms program with Ax and von Otter

Anne Sofie von Otter has been a too infrequent visitor to …

Jan 27, 2014
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Muti talks Schubert; also Brahms and Beethoven

 With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Verdi bicentennial celebration completed, Riccardo Muti …

Jan 25, 2014
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Even with rough edges, Nielsen’s “Maskarade” is a delight in belated Chicago premiere

In the final chorus of Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade, the assembled revelers …

Jan 24, 2014
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ACM warms up a cold night with stimulating mix of new music

Access Contemporary Music is one of Chicago’s most innovative and adventurous …

Jan 22, 2014
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Muti, CSO draw accolades on European tour

Riccardo Muti and the CSO received extensive coverage and rave reviews …

Jan 22, 2014
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