Archive for July, 2014

Kalmar returns to Grant Park with music of French charm and Spanish fury

Carlos Kalmar is back in town to lead the final three …

Jul 31, 2014
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Matsuev thunders in Russian program at Ravinia

Denis Matsuev performed an all-Russian program Monday evening at Ravinia. While …

Jul 29, 2014
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Slatkin returns to Grant Park with a riveting Shostakovich reprise

“It’s great to be back at Grant Park,” said Leonard Slatkin …

Jul 26, 2014
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Conlon, CSO members excavate chamber rarities at Ravinia

If the Ravinia Festival’s symphonic programs largely stick to the tried …

Jul 23, 2014
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Joan Harris to receive the National Medal of Arts

Joan W. Harris will receive the National Medal of Arts award, …

Jul 22, 2014
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Hugh Wolff returns to Grant Park for Dvořák, Beethoven

There are conductors in the world who not only pointedly ignore …

Jul 19, 2014
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Grant Park Chorus offers stunning artistry in contemporary program

On Thursday night, the Grant Park Chorus performed a program dubbed …

Jul 18, 2014
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Susanna Mälkki makes resounding Ravinia debut

Midori may have been the marquee name for the Chicago Symphony …

Jul 17, 2014
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Lyric Opera lifts the veil on its work-in-progress “Bel Canto” 

On Friday, the Lyric Opera of Chicago presented what it called …

Jul 14, 2014
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Weinberg’s “The Passenger” proves a powerful experience in New York

Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s The Passenger will come to the Lyric Opera of …

Jul 11, 2014
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