Performances

Huydts premiere, Prokofiev fare best in varied Orion Ensemble program

Sunday night the Orion Ensemble presented their second season program at…

Nov 24, 2014
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Pianist Kozhukhin makes spellbinding Chicago debut at Mandel Hall

Denis Kozhukhin’s Chicago debut may not have been generous by the…

Nov 22, 2014
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CSO’s Brandenburgs make for a mixed bag of Bach

There were ample reasons to be mildly skeptical about the Chicago…

Nov 21, 2014
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Mutter and young colleagues deliver fresh, exhilarating Vivaldi

Anne-Sophie Mutter is, happily, becoming a regular and welcome guest again…

Nov 20, 2014
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Lyric Opera has plenty of something with a moving, vocally resplendent “Porgy and Bess”

If George Gershwin has lived just five years more, what riches…

Nov 18, 2014
at 3:23 pm
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Haydn provides the highlight in Chicago Philharmonic program

The Chicago Philharmonic under Joel Smirnoff brought a short but substantial…

Nov 17, 2014
at 1:59 pm
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Dal Niente throws an exhilarating and wide-ranging musical party

Ensemble Dal Niente sure knows how to throw a great party.…

Nov 16, 2014
at 1:49 pm
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Danzmayr, Illinois Philharmonic soar with Sibelius

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra has seen a bit of upheaval in…

Nov 15, 2014
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The phantom of Boulez is honored by CSO, with superb direction from Heras-Casado

He may not be lurking in the subterranean tunnels under Michigan…

Nov 14, 2014
at 1:17 pm
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Chicago Ensemble is uncaged in music of Brahms and Wendy Lee

For nearly four decades, the Chicago Ensemble, led by artistic director…

Nov 13, 2014
at 4:07 pm
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