The Chicago Ensemble marks 40 years of adventurous chamber music

On March 5, 1978, a young pianist and recent Yale graduate …

Apr 05, 2017
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Spektral Quartet preps for Feldman’s six-hour String Quartet No. 2

“This piece is so much about where you’re at personally–the music …

Mar 07, 2017
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Pianist Lugansky in synch with today’s St. Petersburg Philharmonic

Pianist Nikolai Lugansky is a busy musician. Concert tours keep him …

Mar 02, 2017
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Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor charts his own adventurous musical path

In classical music, talk of musical “prodigies” can be loaded. On …

Feb 16, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

For all his popularity, performances of Felix Mendelssohn’s music tend to …

Feb 08, 2017
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Marking 15 years, Welser-Möst is in a good place with Cleveland Orchestra

The last time the Cleveland Orchestra visited Chicago was 2002, in …

Jan 19, 2017
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Change is in the air with Imani Winds set to make their UC debut

If gigs and glory in chamber music are what a classically …

Jan 15, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on an extended European tour this …

Jan 10, 2017
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Top Ten Performances of 2016

1. Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti: Verdi’s Falstaff

Even with …

Dec 23, 2016
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Critic’s Choice

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is wrapping 2016 with a Russian-French program …

Dec 14, 2016
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