Archive for 2018

Critic’s Choice

As noted by Shakespeare, Schopenhauer, and the metal band Nazareth, love …

Apr 25, 2018
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Countertenor’s subtle artistry provides the highlights in uneven MOB program

Monday night’s concert by Music of the Baroque at the Harris …

Apr 24, 2018
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Contempo marks Earth Day with bracing “nature” program

The University of Chicago Presents’ Contempo concert probably was not everyone’s …

Apr 23, 2018
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Chicago Chamber Choir polished and impressive under new conductor

There is such a bounteous supply of choral ensembles in Chicago …

Apr 22, 2018
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Montrose Trio provides a season highlight in Chicago debut

The University of Chicago Presents’ Mandel Hall season came to a …

Apr 21, 2018
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Muti and CSO bring fiery brilliance to French and Russian showpieces

It’s not your imagination: this April is indeed the coldest in …

Apr 20, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

With Chicago experiencing its coldest April in 130 years, the hope …

Apr 19, 2018
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Kissin, Emerson Quartet banish the winter chill with chamber warmth

At the midpoint of April—three weeks after the first day of …

Apr 17, 2018
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COT closes season with uneven Donizetti double bill

Chicago Opera Theater has been enjoying a notable season with successful …

Apr 16, 2018
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Kirov, Illinois Philharmonic close season with dynamic Tchaikovsky

The 2017-2018 season has been one of positive changes for the …

Apr 15, 2018
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