Archive for April, 2016

Haitink, CSO reach the summit in Strauss’s “Alpine Symphony”

Richard Strauss’s tone poems are celebrated for their quirky and distinctive …

Apr 29, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

Even by Richard Strauss standards, An Alpine Symphony is–in the current …

Apr 27, 2016
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Music of the Baroque pays homage to Purcell

It’s good to see Music of the Baroque exploring less-often-heard baroque …

Apr 26, 2016
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Pacifica Quartet bids a bittersweet farewell to University of Chicago

 After seventeen seasons as resident performing artists—three of those as the …

Apr 25, 2016
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Muti, CSO and singers deliver a delightful, world-class “Falstaff”

Did any octogenarian ever bid farewell to his art with a …

Apr 22, 2016
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Chamber Music Society closes Harris season with an American feast

On Thursday night, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center paid …

Apr 22, 2016
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Jansons and Bavarian orchestra deliver a “Leningrad” for the ages

 This season’s Symphony Center Presents orchestra series came to a close …

Apr 18, 2016
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Muti leads CSO in dramatic Tchaikovsky, sunny Mahler

A sense of occasion always wafts through Symphony Center whenever music …

Apr 15, 2016
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Andsnes and friends serve up a memorable afternoon of Brahms

Performing just one of Brahms’ mighty piano quartets demands four players …

Apr 11, 2016
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Artemis Quartet excels in belated Chicago debut

The Berlin-based Artemis Quartet made its Chicago debut at Mandel Hall …

Apr 09, 2016
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