Archive for 2018

January 16

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Puccini: La bohème
Maria Agresta, Michael Fabiano, …

Dec 24, 2018
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Top Ten Performances of 2018

1. Mozart’s Così fan tutte at Lyric Opera.

Mozart’s final collaboration …

Dec 24, 2018
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Worthy is Matthew Halls’ “Messiah” in conductor’s impressive CSO debut

For a work as hugely popular as The Messiah, Handel’s ineradicable …

Dec 21, 2018
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Chamber Music Society brings great polish, less spontaneity to Bach’s Brandenburgs

Christmas in Chicago means some inevitable things: Christkindlmarkt will clog up …

Dec 21, 2018
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Apollo Chorus continues 140-year tradition with a characterful “Messiah”

As every classical concertgoer knows, holiday season is Messiah season. And …

Dec 16, 2018
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Newberry Consort marks the season with festive Mexican baroque program

Local classical music buffs in search of a respite from the …

Dec 15, 2018
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Music of the Baroque roves widely in holiday program

At the ten-day mark before Christmas, holiday concerts in Chicago are …

Dec 15, 2018
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Tilson Thomas leads CSO in a fresh and powerful take on Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique”

Michael Tilson Thomas announced in 2017 that he would be departing …

Dec 14, 2018
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Tallis Scholars bring polish and purity to Renaissance Christmas program

Early music fans got an early gift of the Christmas season …

Dec 10, 2018
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Two fine singers vie with uninspired score in “When Adonis Calls”

When it comes to gay and non-gender-conforming narratives in opera, not …

Dec 09, 2018
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