Archive for February, 2018

Heggie’s “Moby-Dick” comes to Chicago in COT’s 2018-19 season

Two weeks ago while lamenting the continuing lack of American works …

Feb 28, 2018
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Phan’s belated entrance provides boost to Music of the Baroque’s “Esther”

On paper, everything looked promising for Music of the Baroque’s premiere …

Feb 28, 2018
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Amid changes, UC Presents sticks with classical emphasis in 2018-19 season

There was substantial sotto voce buzz last week when it was …

Feb 27, 2018
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March 22

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Amanda Forsythe, …

Feb 26, 2018
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Early Brahms proves best from Ma, Ax and Kavakos

There are not many musicians these days who can pack Orchestra …

Feb 26, 2018
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“Christmas Oratorio,” “Four Seasons” on tap in Music of the Baroque’s 2018-19 season

Music of the Baroque’s first season under new executive director Declan …

Feb 26, 2018
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With the CSO’s return, Eschenbach leads youthful music of Chopin and Mendelssohn

While pianist David Fray is not quite the fixture in the …

Feb 23, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

In recent seasons Music of the Baroque has offered some choice …

Feb 20, 2018
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Prégardien, Drake deliver rare artistry at Mandel Hall

Those hankering for the rare opportunity to hear Christoph Prégardien on …

Feb 19, 2018
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Lyric Opera is back in the Mozart high life with a delightful “Così fan tutte”

One entered the opera house Saturday night for opening night of …

Feb 18, 2018
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