Archive for July, 2015

Ravinia may jettison music director post after Conlon, says Kauffman

The Ravinia Festival isn’t rushing to name a successor to James …

Jul 19, 2015
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Fischer, Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus deliver a sturdy Brahms Requiem

Thierry Fischer brings the heat in more ways than one.

When …

Jul 18, 2015
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It was a dull and stormy night with Znaider’s double-duty Ravinia debut

The soloist/conductor switch-hitter has been a common phenomenon in concert music …

Jul 17, 2015
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A memorable night at Ravinia with Igor Levit and Bach

Three hours of Johann Sebastian Bach on the piano may seem …

Jul 16, 2015
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American song to be spotlighted in Collaborative Works Festival

American art song will be prominent in this fall’s edition of …

Jul 15, 2015
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Young conductor makes strong Grant Park debut with Bernstein, Franck

When a youthful batonsmith ascends the podium there is invariably a …

Jul 09, 2015
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Yundi and The Knights make for rich and rewarding double bill at Ravinia

It was a starry Sunday at the Ravinia Festival’s Martin Theatre. …

Jul 06, 2015
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra shine on with Diamond premiere

This is the centennial year of two of the greatest American …

Jul 04, 2015
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