Archive for April, 2015

Critic’s Choice

The Chicago concert calendar has created an unexpected Johann Sebastian Bach …

Apr 28, 2015
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A radiant von Stade can’t raise COT’s “Coffin in Egypt”

There is a contemporary subgenre of opera that lately has been …

Apr 26, 2015
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Chicago Master Singers serve up a generous program of English rarities

The unwelcome news that Alan Heatherington will shutter his Ars Viva …

Apr 25, 2015
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Bychkov, CSO deliver strong and sturdy Bruckner

It’s always a bit dicey to claim a national interpretive style …

Apr 24, 2015
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UC composers shine in rewarding Contempo program

Thursday evening Contempo presented a “UChicago Resident Ensembles Showcase” at the …

Apr 24, 2015
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Critic’s Choice

For those who like epic works April has not been the …

Apr 22, 2015
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Picosa explores the music of Augusta Read Thomas

Monday night, the Picosa ensemble presented a program at PianoForte Chicago …

Apr 21, 2015
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Osorio’s Ravel provides the highlight with Chicago Philharmonic

In an ambitious program Sunday night at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, the …

Apr 21, 2015
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Kissin’s distinctive mastery brings illumination on a rainy afternoon

There are innumerable gifted keyboard artists on the current scene. But …

Apr 20, 2015
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Music of the Baroque Chorus takes the spotlight in Renaissance program

The Music of the Baroque Chorus presented a program of Renaissance …

Apr 20, 2015
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