Critic’s Choice for the 2017-18 season

Music of the Baroque: Mendelssohn’s Elijah. September 16 and 17 at …

Aug 28, 2017
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North Shore Chamber Fest lines up a varied feast for its seventh season

Violinist Vadim Gluzman and pianist Angela Yoffe were driving around Chicago’s …

Jun 05, 2017
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Spivakov, Moscow Virtuosi mark nearly 40 years of a successful partnership

In the late 1970s, the Soviet Union stood at a standstill. …

May 30, 2017
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Karen Fishman looks back at 18 years with Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque is closing its season in grand fashion …

May 13, 2017
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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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