Kalmar returns to Grant Park with music of French charm and Spanish fury

Carlos Kalmar is back in town to lead the final three…

Jul 31, 2014
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Matsuev thunders in Russian program at Ravinia

Denis Matsuev performed an all-Russian program Monday evening at Ravinia. While…

Jul 29, 2014
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Slatkin returns to Grant Park with a riveting Shostakovich reprise

“It’s great to be back at Grant Park,” said Leonard Slatkin…

Jul 26, 2014
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Conlon, CSO members excavate chamber rarities at Ravinia

If the Ravinia Festival’s symphonic programs largely stick to the tried…

Jul 23, 2014
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Hugh Wolff returns to Grant Park for Dvořák, Beethoven

There are conductors in the world who not only pointedly ignore…

Jul 19, 2014
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Grant Park Chorus offers stunning artistry in contemporary program

On Thursday night, the Grant Park Chorus performed a program dubbed…

Jul 18, 2014
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Susanna Mälkki makes resounding Ravinia debut

Midori may have been the marquee name for the Chicago Symphony…

Jul 17, 2014
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Even with Galway and CSO, new flute concerto mostly a bit of the blarney

Accompanied by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Miguel…

Jul 09, 2014
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Death (and the Maiden) becomes Emerson Quartet best at Ravinia

Personnel changes in long-established chamber groups can often be profound—sometimes enlivening,…

Jul 08, 2014
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Chanticleer roves widely and winningly at Ravinia

The all-male a cappella group Chanticleer kicked off their North American…

Jul 07, 2014
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