Paul Freeman 1936-2015

Paul Freeman, founder and longtime music director of the Chicago Sinfonietta,…

Jul 24, 2015
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Ravinia may jettison music director post after Conlon, says Kauffman

The Ravinia Festival isn’t rushing to name a successor to James…

Jul 19, 2015
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American song to be spotlighted in Collaborative Works Festival

American art song will be prominent in this fall’s edition of…

Jul 15, 2015
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Grant Park Music Festival scrambles due to visa problem; Levine to return to Ravinia in 2016

*A government computer breakdown has necessitated some scrambling by the Grant…

Jun 24, 2015
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Chicago Opera Theater retrenchment raises questions

The murmurs about the fiscal shape of Chicago’s number two opera…

Jun 18, 2015
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Critic’s Choice

In just ten weeks every summer, the Grant Park Music Festival…

Jun 17, 2015
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Fleming’s contract as Lyric creative consultant extended through 2017

The Lyric Opera of Chicago announced late Thursday that the company…

May 14, 2015
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Critic’s Choice

Even with two late substitutions in major roles, this week’s Chicago Symphony

May 12, 2015
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CSO announces subs for “Pelleas” due to illness

Illness has befallen the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming performances of Pelleas

May 11, 2015
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Ars Viva to draw the curtain after two decades

Ars Viva’s season-closing concert next month will be its final performance,…

Apr 13, 2015
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