Archive for April, 2014

Wu Han and David Finckel serve up a fascinating Beethoven journey

For the final concert of their annual residency at the Harris …

Apr 30, 2014
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Chicago Ensemble provides eclectic program with some rough edges

There is always a domestic quality to Chicago Ensemble concerts, a …

Apr 30, 2014
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CSO’s “Beyond the Score” offers insightful look at Charles Ives

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s final “Beyond the Score” presentation of the …

Apr 30, 2014
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Patricia Barber brings artistry to dark-textured Contempo program

Shulamit Ran, artistic director of Contempo, certainly got it right in …

Apr 27, 2014
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Illinois Philharmonic makes impressive downtown debut with belated Zemlinsky premiere

Every so often we attend concerts that remind us that our …

Apr 27, 2014
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Gilmore winner Blechacz makes a powerful yet disappointing Chicago debut

There was clearly great anticipation for the Chicago debut of Rafal …

Apr 26, 2014
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Ives’ raucous, subversive symphony highlights rewarding CSO program

The variable scheduling elements of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s spring calendar …

Apr 25, 2014
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Chicago Classical Review Wants You

Chicago Classical Review is looking for two new writers to join …

Apr 25, 2014
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Chicago Philharmonic to chart an adventurous course in 2014-15

The Chicago Philharmonic is clearly embarking on a more adventurous course …

Apr 24, 2014
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Music of the Baroque provides a winning night of Bach and Handel “Italian” style

Much like James Taylor, Music of the Baroque’s spring Bach-Handel program …

Apr 23, 2014
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