COT to take a walk on the Gothic side with “Elizabeth Cree”

On some level, every opera is a fantasy. After all, most …

Feb 07, 2018
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CSO’s low brass rise to top billing with Higdon concerto premiere

At a rehearsal room at Symphony Center members of the Chicago …

Jan 31, 2018
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War, remembrance and “Aida” on tap in CSO’s 2018-19 season

One thing you can say for the 2018-19 season of the …

Jan 30, 2018
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Top Ten Performances of 2017

1. Monteverdi 450 Festival. John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and …

Dec 22, 2017
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Back to the Future: Leila Josefowicz finds fresh treasure in arrangements and rarities

Leila Josefowicz doesn’t appear to be a revolutionary. The violinist’s debut …

Nov 01, 2017
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“Play Like Crazy!”: Ligeti series kicks off Friday at UC Presents

In everyone’s life comes a metaphorical gateway drug, something that expands …

Oct 17, 2017
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MusicNOW series to lead off 20th anniversary season with a rich retrospective

MusicNOW–the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s contemporary chamber series, which opens its 20th …

Sep 27, 2017
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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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