Archive for 2017

Soloists bring operatic drama to MOB’s season-opening “Elijah”

One could hardly have wished for a grander kickoff to Music …

Sep 17, 2017
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Music of the Baroque’s new chief plans to steer a steady course

When Music of the Baroque opens its 47th season Saturday night …

Sep 12, 2017
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Lieder festival wraps with inspired evening of myth and fantasy

Fantasy, folk myth and spooky spirits provided fertile ground for an …

Sep 10, 2017
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Phillips and Huang a close-knit team at Collaborative Works Festival

The format of soprano Susanna Phillips’ performance Thursday night at Ganz …

Sep 08, 2017
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Schubert rarities open Collaborative Works Festival in style

Sing to me, Muse, of the man of many lieder, whose …

Sep 07, 2017
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Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 season

Music of the Baroque: Mendelssohn’s Elijah. September 16 and 17 at …

Aug 28, 2017
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Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven

With Chicago’s gun violence off the charts and last week’s tragic …

Aug 19, 2017
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A cellist’s impressive debut and a neglected American composer at Grant Park Music Festival

This summer’s Grant Park Music Festival has been lighter on 20th-century …

Aug 17, 2017
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September 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Symphony Ball…

Aug 13, 2017
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Music and political worlds collide with Grant Park Festival premiere

There are probably as many good reasons why a musical work …

Aug 12, 2017
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