Archive for October, 2014

ACM serves up a bracing Brazilian program

Under the direction of its tireless executive director Seth Boustead, Access …

Oct 31, 2014
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Lyric Opera delivers the vocal thunder in a dark and combustible “Trovatore”

An apt target for skewering by the Marx Brothers and even …

Oct 28, 2014
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Chicago Chamber Choir opens season with a look back and news on its future

The Chicago Chamber Choir opened their final season under outgoing artistic …

Oct 27, 2014
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Pollini’s magisterial art remains at its finest in Chopin

Many of the audience members for Maurizio Pollini’s solo recital of …

Oct 27, 2014
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With tedious Scarlatti pastoral, Haymarket Opera’s Baroque repertory needs fixing

The relentlessly ardent love proclamations of shepherds and shepherdesses are starting …

Oct 25, 2014
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Lyric Opera artists take flight “Beyond the Aria” at Harris Theater

Lyric Opera is on a roll.

After opening its 60th season …

Oct 22, 2014
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Kraemer opens MOB season with well-tempered Mozart

Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has largely been the territory of …

Oct 21, 2014
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Jurowski, London Philharmonic deliver powerful Shostakovich

Vladimir Jurowski has enjoyed a close relationship with the London Philharmonic …

Oct 19, 2014
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Takács Quartet at their peak in wide-ranging program

With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra departing this week for another European …

Oct 18, 2014
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Lee Hyla receives a zealous musical tribute at Northwestern

Programs of works by a single contemporary composer carry inherent risks …

Oct 17, 2014
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