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Critic’s Choice

In recent seasons Music of the Baroque has offered some choice …

Feb 20, 2018
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A trio of rarities, Italian favorites and the Ring continues in Lyric Opera’s 2018-19 season

Two works new to Chicago, a popular tenor in a long-awaited …

Feb 06, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

In 2016 Lyric Opera delivered one of its finest bel canto …

Feb 01, 2018
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Muti’s CSO contract extended two years through 2022

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday morning that Riccardo Muti’s contract …

Jan 30, 2018
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Erin Wall withdraws from Lyric’s “Faust” due to cancer treatment

Soprano Erin Wall has withdrawn from Lyric Opera’s March performances of …

Jan 18, 2018
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Critic’s Choice

The first half of January is traditionally a light period on …

Jan 10, 2018
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Choral works, American music in the spotlight at 2018 Grant Park Music Festival

If you like what the Grant Park Music Festival has been …

Jan 09, 2018
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Singers, Civic Orchestra member accuse Dutoit of predatory sexual behavior; major orchestras cut ties

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In yet another case of sexual harassment allegations in the …

Dec 21, 2017
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No local charges for Levine; conductor says abuse allegations are “unfounded”

The Lake County state’s attorney office said Friday that no charges …

Dec 10, 2017
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As fourth Levine victim comes forward, Ravinia Festival severs all ties with conductor

Following a New York Times report of a fourth abuse victim, …

Dec 04, 2017
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