Archive for July, 2017

Superb soloists and chorus highlight Martin rarity at Grant Park Music Festival

One of the great pleasures of the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jul 29, 2017
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Hough brings power, poetry to Brahms with Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra

Feast or famine. Local performances of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 …

Jul 27, 2017
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Conlon to replace ailing Eschenbach at Ravinia

Christoph Eschenbach has pulled out of this weekend’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

Jul 25, 2017
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Mälkki, CSO ignite a summer storm with epic Sibelius at Ravinia

To quote the festival’s marketing line, it really was a great …

Jul 22, 2017
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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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