Archive for September, 2016

A great singer’s debut and full-blooded Beethoven from Muti, CSO

As Riccardo Muti begins his seventh season as music director of …

Sep 30, 2016
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Shanghai opera company serves up a colorful, exhilarating “Hamlet”

There’s something exhilarating about immersing yourself for a few hours in …

Sep 29, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

How to choose a top pick in a week when a …

Sep 29, 2016
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The play’s the thing for Lyric Opera’s much-anticipated “Rheingold”

An object of great expectations and anticipation whenever it is performed, …

Sep 26, 2016
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Orion Ensemble leads off season in genial fashion

The Orion Ensemble opened its 24th season with a genial and …

Sep 26, 2016
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Muti, CSO open season with rich and eloquent Bruckner

Opening night of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 126th season was pretty …

Sep 23, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

Riccardo Muti opens the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s season this week. The …

Sep 20, 2016
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Critic’s Choice for the 2016-17 season

[Note: Rather than the exhaustive (and exhausting) Season Preview of past …

Sep 12, 2016
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French song proves tres bon at Collaborative Works Festival finale

On Saturday afternoon, we bid adieu to the Collaborative Arts Institute …

Sep 11, 2016
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Stars of Lyric Opera bring down the house at Millennium Park

Lyric Opera of Chicago caught a break Friday night with its …

Sep 10, 2016
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