Paul French to leave Ferris Chorale

Paul French has announced that he will leave his post as …

Nov 17, 2016
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Lyric Opera posts $22 million loss in “break-even year”

The Lyric Opera of Chicago notched a record $22.2 million loss …

Nov 16, 2016
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Graham replaces Koch in Lyric “Troyens”; CSO reports another deficit year

Lyric Opera has a new Dido.

Sophie Koch has withdrawn from …

Oct 27, 2016
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Lyric Opera renews Anthony Freud contract through 2021

With the Lyric Opera of Chicago enjoying acclaim for its opening …

Oct 21, 2016
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Classical Review to expand to Texas and Washington D.C. this fall

I am happy to announce that the Classical Review will be …

Aug 16, 2016
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WFMT chief to depart after 16 years

Steve Robinson, who has led WFMT-98.7 FM as executive vice-president and …

Aug 10, 2016
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CSO goes back to the future, appointing Alex Klein principal oboe

Meet the new principal oboe. Same as the old principal oboe.…

Jun 25, 2016
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Crisis averted: Grant Park Music Festival will open as scheduled

The shortest musicians strike in Chicago history is over.

Less than …

Jun 14, 2016
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Grant Park opening night cancelled due to musician strike

The Grant Park Music Festival announced late Tuesday that Wednesday night’s …

Jun 14, 2016
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De Waart to take over Dohnanyi CSO program

In what has become his regular local role, Edo de Waart …

May 17, 2016
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