Archive for November, 2016

Critic’s Choice

Amid the plethora of holiday music concerts this week, there is …

Nov 29, 2016
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Two soloists shine brightly in MOB’s Bach Family get-together

Music of Johann Sebastian Bach makes up such a massive, ineradicable …

Nov 23, 2016
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MusicNOW celebrates Steve Reich’s 80th birthday in style

In recent seasons, MusicNOW programs have tended to heavily favor electronic …

Nov 22, 2016
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Furlanetto moving and magnificent in Lyric Opera’s “Don Quichotte”

Lyric Opera’s five-hour production of Berlioz’s epic Les Troyens is understandably …

Nov 20, 2016
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Alastair Willis makes a strong showing with Illinois Philharmonic

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra presented their second concert of the season …

Nov 20, 2016
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Chicago Chorale unearths musical gold with Steinberg’s “Passion Week”

For those familiar with the eschatological book series, the title of …

Nov 19, 2016
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Krivine, Kozhukhin light separate fires with CSO

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is marking the debuts of several conductors …

Nov 18, 2016
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Paul French to leave Ferris Chorale

Paul French has announced that he will leave his post as …

Nov 17, 2016
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Orion Ensemble explores their roots in diverse program

It’s not often one gets to hear an operatic paraphrase, movie …

Nov 17, 2016
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Lyric Opera posts $22 million loss in “break-even year”

The Lyric Opera of Chicago notched a record $22.2 million loss …

Nov 16, 2016
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