Archive for March, 2017

Mezzo’s affecting vocalism lifts CSO’s Mahler

Disappointment that Bernard Haitink had cancelled this week’s performances with the …

Mar 31, 2017
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Mutter and Orkis warm up a rainy night with communicative artistry

The cold and rainy weather likely contributed to the rather light …

Mar 30, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to Chicago tonight with a well-balanced recital program. …

Mar 29, 2017
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Music of the Baroque Chorus takes the spotlight at Harris Theater

The Music of the Baroque Chorus was in the spotlight Monday …

Mar 28, 2017
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Trifonov serves up a season highlight with mature artistry, thrilling bravura

Most people in Chicago these days would pay money to hear …

Mar 27, 2017
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Chicago Chorale’s rough-edged Bach lost in space at Rockefeller Chapel

The Chicago Chorale made a Lenten offering of Bach’s epic Mass …

Mar 27, 2017
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Fifth House Ensemble closes season with Garrop premiere, Crumb classic

Among the plethora of new-music ensembles in Chicago, some like to …

Mar 26, 2017
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“Yardbird” takes flight, mixing opera and jazz with skill, panache

Six years ago when Lyric Opera launched its Broadway musical series …

Mar 25, 2017
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Conlon to replace ailing Haitink with CSO

April is indeed shaping up as the cruelest month, at least …

Mar 24, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

It’s been a good month for visiting pianists in Chicago with …

Mar 21, 2017
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