Archive for 2017

Gershwin’s neglected concerto given blazing performance by Barnatan in CSO debut

Of all the tragic early deaths in music history, none seemed …

May 26, 2017
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Oboist Alex Klein denied CSO tenure; threatens to sue, says report

The triumphant return of Alex Klein to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

May 25, 2017
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Orion Ensemble closes season with beloved Brahms, rare Françaix

The Orion Ensemble’s final program of the season—performed Wednesday evening at …

May 25, 2017
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Ogonek premiere offers a violin concerto for our time at MusicNOW

The final MusicNOW concert of the season took place Monday night …

May 23, 2017
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Bohemian rhapsody: Jakub Hrůša makes superb CSO debut with a brilliant “Má vlast”

The last time the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed Bedrich Smetana’s complete …

May 19, 2017
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May 27

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Inon Barnatan, pianist
Turina: Danzas …

May 18, 2017
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Music of the Baroque wraps season with an exhilarating “Day of Judgment” 

Jane Glover began Music of the Baroque’s final concert of the …

May 16, 2017
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Chicago Ensemble closes 40th season with music from the war years

If there’s one constant to count on from The Chicago Ensemble, …

May 15, 2017
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Karen Fishman looks back at 18 years with Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque is closing its season in grand fashion …

May 13, 2017
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Muti, CSO close series with deep and powerful Brahms

Riccardo Muti led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the second and …

May 12, 2017
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