Archive for May, 2017

Irish administrator chosen as new Music of the Baroque chief

Music of the Baroque’s new executive director will be Declan McGovern. …

May 31, 2017
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Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. …

May 30, 2017
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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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June 21

Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Wagner: A …

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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