Conductor Manfred Honeck searches for a vital blend of the scholarly and spiritual

The first thing Manfred Honeck asks about is the weather in…

Dec 10, 2014
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Pianist Denis Kozhukhin searches for harmony in a wide range of music

Career paths are different for every pianist. Some focus on giving…

Nov 19, 2014
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Composer Gordon Getty is finally getting his moment in the sun

Suppose that you are a dedicated composer who has attended a…

Nov 11, 2014
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Mariusz Kwiecien to open Lyric Opera season with “Don Giovanni”

It’s a good thing “stand and deliver” is no longer the…

Sep 23, 2014
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At 25, Chicago Philharmonic is looking to a bright and adventurous future under Scott Speck

Some call it the best kept secret in Chicago.

Many of…

Sep 16, 2014
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From Adams to Zorn, Chicago’s music season brings a wealth of riches across all genres

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera remain healthy and vibrant.…

Sep 08, 2014
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CSO’s new chief: a consensus guy, eager to hit the ground running

When the Chicago Symphony Orchestra opens its season September 18, all…

Sep 06, 2014
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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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