Archive for March, 2016

Tenor Camarena ignites a fire in high-flying Chicago debut

“So, you like high notes, right?” asked a beaming Javier Camarena …

Mar 31, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

Few Chicago Symphony Orchestra podium guests of recent years have made …

Mar 28, 2016
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Politics apart, Russians make an impression with CSO

Great music manages to transcend politics, which is probably a good …

Mar 25, 2016
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Debuts and contemporary works on tap in UC Presents’ 2016-17 season

The University of Chicago Presents series will feature several artist debuts …

Mar 22, 2016
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Chicago Chorale soars high and goes deep in Rachmaninoff “Vespers”

The music of Sergei Rachmaninoff is hardly terra incognita to the …

Mar 21, 2016
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Soloists lift Bach’s “St. John Passion” at Rockefeller Chapel

Chicago’s classical concert scene is fittingly rich in Lenten offerings at …

Mar 21, 2016
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Montreal Symphony makes a triumphant return to Chicago

The last time the Montreal Symphony Orchestra came to Chicago, Ronald …

Mar 19, 2016
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Tilson Thomas, CSO soar with Sibelius Second Symphony

Mahler, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Aaron Copland. These are the composers one most …

Mar 18, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

It’s been 28 long years since the Montreal Symphony Orchestra last …

Mar 16, 2016
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Chicago Opera Theater plans adventurous season with world premiere

Chicago Opera Theater will present a bold and adventurous lineup in …

Mar 15, 2016
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