Archive for 2017

Repin uneven in Sibelius, but Mälkki leads CSO in a notably fresh “Eroica” at Ravinia

Conductor Susanna Mälkki’s appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in recent …

Jul 21, 2017
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From prison to ponies at the Grant Park Music Festival

The level of music-making at the Grant Park Music Festival is …

Jul 20, 2017
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Sub conductor New makes outstanding debut at Grant Park Music Festival

Out with the Young and in with the New.

After arriving …

Jul 15, 2017
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Bell, Grant Park Chorus deliver a remarkable evening of Rachmaninoff

Directed by Christopher Bell, the Grant Park Chorus proved once again …

Jul 14, 2017
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Late conductor switch at Grant Park

There will be a last-minute conductor change for this weekend’s concerts …

Jul 13, 2017
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Chicago-born conductor makes strong Grant Park debut

We’re just past the midpoint of the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jul 13, 2017
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Wang’s flashy Brahms falls short while Bringuier makes impressive podium debut in CSO’s Ravinia opener

The Ravinia Festival pavilion was packed on Tuesday night for the …

Jul 12, 2017
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Sierra’s “Missa Latina” proves less than heavenly at Grant Park Festival

Exotic settings of the ancient Latin Mass-exotic at least to the …

Jun 29, 2017
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Pianist Tao makes impressive Grant Park debut with Khachaturian concerto

Aram Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto was a fortunate son of World War …

Jun 24, 2017
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Muti closes CSO season with operatic blood and thunder, Italian style 

Riccardo Muti usually elects to close the Chicago Symphony Orchestra season …

Jun 23, 2017
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