Archive for January, 2016

“Bel Canto” singers relish showing a lighter side at the Harris Theater

Is there another concert series in the world that offers three …

Jan 16, 2016
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Lyric Opera to launch Ring, along with Berlioz, Bizet and bel canto in 2016-17 season

The launch of a new Ring cycle, the first Chicago staging …

Jan 14, 2016
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Elgar fares best in uneven night with Zukerman, Royal Philharmonic

For the second time in a week, the Harris Theater is …

Jan 14, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

The Pacifica Quartet has been a significant part of Chicago’s music …

Jan 13, 2016
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Grant Park Music Festival to offer a deftly balanced summer season

In 2016 the Grant Park Music Festival will continue its reign …

Jan 12, 2016
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Lyric Opera announces non-opera initiative; CSO composer in residence blows deadline for first work

The Lyric Opera of Chicago rolled out its latest non-opera venture …

Jan 11, 2016
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Domingo and Martinez soar in festive Lyric Opera concert

It’s been far too long since Chicago opera fans have been …

Jan 10, 2016
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Newberry Consort brings scholarship and horse sense to delightful “Le roman de Fauvel”

The Newberry Consort brought the medieval Le Roman de Fauvel (“The …

Jan 10, 2016
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Lincoln Quartet opens Winter Chamber Music Festival in mixed fashion

The Lincoln Quartet kicked off Northwestern University’s 2016 Winter Chamber Music …

Jan 09, 2016
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Nott, Moser strike sparks to open CSO’s new year

“Hello, I must be going,” was a Groucho Marx song lyric …

Jan 08, 2016
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