Archive for July, 2015

Conlon, CSO and Osorio vivid and stylish in Brahms and Zemlinsky

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is familiar to modern audiences– …

Jul 30, 2015
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Wilkins, Grant Park offer a mixed night of lighter fare

You want weighty German repertoire, come to the Harris Theater this …

Jul 30, 2015
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Hampson brings power and eloquence to German lied and American song at Ravinia

No living opera singer has done more for the cause of …

Jul 29, 2015
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Khristenko brings fitful Russian flair to American program

Pianist Stanislav Khristenko made his Ravinia Festival debut Sunday night at …

Jul 27, 2015
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Villaume, von Oeyen bring exhilarating élan to Grant Park travelogue

Emmanuel Villaume has been a semi-familiar face in Chicago, largely through …

Jul 25, 2015
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Paul Freeman 1936-2015

Paul Freeman, founder and longtime music director of the Chicago Sinfonietta, …

Jul 24, 2015
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Trains, planes and rough-edged Mahler at Ravinia

On a perfect summer evening James Conlon opened his final season …

Jul 23, 2015
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Ryan Center artists, Grant Park Orchestra excel in American program

A gorgeous Wednesday evening found the Grant Park Orchestra performing 20th– …

Jul 23, 2015
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Bell, Grant Park Chorus get to the heart of the matter in South Shore

The Grant Park Music Festival returned to the South Shore Cultural …

Jul 22, 2015
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Europe-bound, James Conlon departs Ravinia after 11 years with no regrets

James Conlon certainly fits the profile of the jet-setting modern maestro. …

Jul 20, 2015
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