Simone Porter’s ravishing Korngold highlights Illinois Philharmonic opener

Having a dynamic and ambitious young music director guiding its artistic …

Oct 21, 2018
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Rowdy and wry, “Will Kemp” returns to Newberry Consort

Steven Player has become something of a fall fixture in Chicago’s …

Oct 20, 2018
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An inspired cast brings out the human drama in Lyric Opera’s “Idomeneo”

Let’s be honest: Idomeneo really should not work at all.

The …

Oct 19, 2018
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Takács Quartet open UC Presents season with supreme artistry

When the great chamber groups play, every composer seems like their …

Oct 13, 2018
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Inspired moments on a mixed Mahler journey from CSO, Orozco-Estrada

It’s a striking irony of the current Chicago Symphony Orchestra era …

Oct 12, 2018
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Soprano’s moving Mimi, fresh staging lift Lyric Opera’s “Bohème”

If you like snow in your Bohème, this is the show …

Oct 07, 2018
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Spektral Quartet fetes an American original with Gloria Coates premiere

The list of unjustly neglected American composers is a long and …

Oct 06, 2018
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Third Eye cast and staging impress in musically uneven “Patience & Sarah”

It’s 1816, and a small Connecticut town is in for a …

Oct 06, 2018
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Muti, CSO bring respect and brillance to Hindemith symphony

Paul Hindemith still gets no respect.

The music of the prolific …

Oct 05, 2018
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David Finckel and Wu Han mark Harris Theater’s 15th anniversary in Romantic style

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, artistic directors of the …

Oct 04, 2018
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