Archive for July, 2016

Ryan Center artists shine brightly in Floyd’s dark “Of Mice and Men”

It was the belated Chicago premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah in …

Jul 28, 2016
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Bell, Grant Park Chorus serve up a varied, delightful Shakespeare tribute

It’s been a brutal weekend for weather but a great one …

Jul 25, 2016
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Levine creates a Mahlerian storm in triumphant return to Ravinia

As if the return of James Levine to Ravinia after 22 …

Jul 24, 2016
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Alsop’s crossover program offers mixed rewards at Grant Park

Conductor Marin Alsop continued her weeklong residency at the Grant Park …

Jul 23, 2016
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Grant Park Orchestra program offers piquant blend of music and nature

All too rarely do outdoor concerts take advantage of being outdoors. …

Jul 21, 2016
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König brings integrity and excitement to Bruckner with Grant Park Orchestra

Christoph König made an impressive debut last summer at the Grant …

Jul 16, 2016
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Pine shows grace under meteorological pressure at Grant Park

With apologies to Edward Bulwer-Lytton, it really was a dark and …

Jul 14, 2016
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Benedetti, CSO give Marsalis premiere impassioned advocacy at Ravinia

It’s a sign of the times that even at a summer …

Jul 13, 2016
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Emerson Quartet’s marathon Haydn program shines fresh light at Ravinia

In the universe of string ensembles, few American quartets have stood …

Jul 06, 2016
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On a cool night, Grant Park Music Festival serves up cool Czech rarities

More than fifty years after his death, Bohuslav Martinů’s music remains …

Jul 02, 2016
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