Archive for January, 2018

CSO’s low brass rise to top billing with Higdon concerto premiere

At a rehearsal room at Symphony Center members of the Chicago …

Jan 31, 2018
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Music of the Baroque members shine brightly in a Mozart birthday feast

In recent seasons Music of the Baroque has paid homage to …

Jan 30, 2018
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Muti’s CSO contract extended two years through 2022

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday morning that Riccardo Muti’s contract …

Jan 30, 2018
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War, remembrance and “Aida” on tap in CSO’s 2018-19 season

One thing you can say for the 2018-19 season of the …

Jan 30, 2018
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Melnikov delivers a memorable afternoon of rare Shostakovich at Mandel Hall

In 1950 Dimitri Shostakovich traveled to Leipzig for musical activities marking …

Jan 29, 2018
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Koh closes Winter Chamber Music Festival with bite-sized violin “madness”

Violinist Jennifer Koh, who closed Northwestern University’s annual Winter Chamber Music …

Jan 29, 2018
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Reborn and revitalized, the Minnesota Orchestra returns to Chicago

On Sunday afternoon the Minnesota Orchestra returned to Orchestra Hall for …

Jan 29, 2018
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Dover Quartet brings fire and elegance to adventurous program

For the penultimate evening of the Winter Chamber Music Festival, it …

Jan 27, 2018
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Honeck leads CSO in an individual and triumphant Mahler Fifth

It’s hard to overstate the importance of Gustav Mahler’s music to …

Jan 26, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

This coming week is one of the most packed on Chicago’s …

Jan 24, 2018
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