Archive for August, 2016

Pianist Debargue makes an indifferent Ravinia debut

French pianist Lucas Debargue made his Ravinia Festival debut Thursday night …

Aug 25, 2016
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Grant Park Music Festival closes in heavenly style with Berlioz’s “Damnation of Faust”

Friday night at the Grant Park Music Festival offered one of …

Aug 20, 2016
at 2:48 pm
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Tetzlaff and Kalmar bring quirky engagement to Mendelssohn, Schubert

The afternoon rain abated and the sun peaked out right on …

Aug 18, 2016
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Classical Review to expand to Texas and Washington D.C. this fall

I am happy to announce that the Classical Review will be …

Aug 16, 2016
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Gerstein brings fire and poetry to a Tchaikovsky warhorse in fresh armor

As patrons congregated at Millennium Park Friday evening for the Grant …

Aug 13, 2016
at 12:54 pm
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra deliver rare gold with two American symphonies

Few American works capture the spirit of their times more economically …

Aug 11, 2016
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WFMT chief to depart after 16 years

Steve Robinson, who has led WFMT-98.7 FM as executive vice-president and …

Aug 10, 2016
at 12:43 pm
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Kalmar leads Grant Park forces in engaging premiere, majestic Mozart

The final weeks of this summer’s Grant Park Music Festival are …

Aug 06, 2016
at 2:45 pm
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Hough provides the highlights in varied Grant Park program

The last couple weeks of Grant Park Orchestra programs contained more …

Aug 04, 2016
at 1:05 pm
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