Archive for June, 2017

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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Phillips shines in Copland song cycle with the Grant Park Orchestra

One of the most heartening elements of the Grant Park Music …

Jun 22, 2017
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus set sail with Vaughan Williams’ “Sea Symphony”

While music of Benjamin Britten gets semi-regular hearings in Chicago, Ralph …

Jun 17, 2017
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Mälkki and the CSO serve up a powerful world premiere

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s penultimate program of this season is a …

Jun 16, 2017
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Despite heavy rain, the show goes on with Grant Park Music Festival’s superb season opener

What is it with the weather gods and opening night of …

Jun 14, 2017
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Viola mishap apart, North Shore Chamber Fest ends in style with Mozart

The 2017 installment of the North Shore Chamber Music Festival (NSCMF) …

Jun 11, 2017
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Epic Brahms and an engaging premiere at North Shore Chamber Festival

The centerpiece program of this year’s North Shore Chamber Music Festival …

Jun 10, 2017
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Honeck and CSO provide the highlights in Mozart evening

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is heading into the final leg of …

Jun 09, 2017
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