Archive for January, 2014

Claudio Abbado 1933-2014

Claudio Abbado, who formed a memorable podium tandem with Sir Georg …

Jan 21, 2014
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Goerne and Eschenbach deliver memorable Schubert journey

With Christian Gerhaher’s cancellation of last month’s scheduled Winterreise, it fell …

Jan 20, 2014
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Critic’s Choice

Lieder aficionados have a rare opportunity to hear one of the …

Jan 18, 2014
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Goerke, Owens to star in Lyric Opera’s “Ring”; Weinberg’s “Passenger” on tap next season

The Lyric Opera of Chicago will embark on a new cycle …

Jan 17, 2014
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Watson draws fiery playing in varied Baroque Band program

Garry Clarke is on hiatus from Baroque Band this season, with …

Jan 16, 2014
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With a new title, the Pacifica Quartet delivers searing Shostakovich at the Logan Center

The Pacifica Quartet may now be based in Bloomington, Indiana, but …

Jan 13, 2014
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ICE downsizes with intriguing music for oboe and piano, past and present

It was the International Contemporary Ensemble that received top billing Sunday …

Jan 13, 2014
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Racette’s riveting portrayal lifts Lyric Opera’s second-cast “Butterfly”

The Lyric Opera of Chicago launched its new production of Puccini’s …

Jan 12, 2014
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Miró Quartet and Shai Wosner open Winter Chamber Music Festival in style

The weather outside was frightful, though thankfully the music was delightful …

Jan 12, 2014
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Elgin Symphony makes fine showing with its gifted new conductor

The first work on the Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s program proved prophetic, …

Jan 11, 2014
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