Lyric Opera retrenches to largely populist fare in 2017-18 season

Following the current ambitious and adventurous Lyric Opera of Chicago season, …

Feb 07, 2017
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Mitisek to depart Chicago Opera Theater

In a surprising move in the middle of his most ambitious …

Feb 04, 2017
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CSO casts a wider net next season with rarities, American music

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-18 season shows a more skillful balancing …

Jan 31, 2017
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Music of the Baroque exec director to retire

Karen Fishman has announced that she will retire as executive director …

Jan 19, 2017
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Lyric Opera to present Gluck’s “Orphée” in September

Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice will open Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2017-18 …

Jan 18, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

It’s been 15 years since the Cleveland Orchestra last visited Chicago. …

Jan 18, 2017
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Kalmar’s Grant Park contract renewed through 2021; festival lineup announced for this summer

For fans of adventurous symphonic programming, one could hardly start off …

Jan 04, 2017
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Three Chicago groups nominated for classical Grammy awards

Chicago’s chamber music ensembles made out like bandits in the Grammy’s …

Dec 06, 2016
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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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