American Music Project to launch with world premiere by Chicago composer

[Read the New York Times article about the American Music…

Aug 04, 2014
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Lyric Opera lifts the veil on its work-in-progress “Bel Canto” 

On Friday, the Lyric Opera of Chicago presented what it called…

Jul 14, 2014
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Anne Akiko Meyers eager to tackle Mason Bates Violin Concerto with CSO

It was a leap into the unknown for composer and soloist…

Apr 14, 2014
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Spektral Quartet joins forces with Seraphic Fire for a new take on Haydn’s “Seven Last Words”

Just in time for Easter, Seraphic Fire will introduce Franz Joseph…

Apr 12, 2014
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Bruckner’s music not a political issue for Mehta, Israel Philharmonic

Anton Bruckner probably would not have relished his status as Hitler’s…

Mar 15, 2014
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Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky to tackle Farinelli arias at Mandel Hall

Countertenors may not be taking over the operatic universe, but their…

Feb 25, 2014
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Chicago Opera Theater is jazzed about presenting Ellington’s “Queenie Pie”

Any definition of the Great American Songbook has to include songs…

Feb 10, 2014
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CSO to spotlight Tchaikovsky, Scriabin and French music in 2014-15 season

Riccardo Muti’s fifth season as music director of the Chicago Symphony…

Feb 03, 2014
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Muti talks Schubert; also Brahms and Beethoven

 With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Verdi bicentennial celebration completed,…

Jan 25, 2014
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Claudio Abbado 1933-2014

Claudio Abbado, who formed a memorable podium tandem with Sir…

Jan 21, 2014
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