Winter fire: Kozhukhin, van Zweden and CSO heat things up with Russian program

With the downtown temps dipping below freezing again Thursday night, it …

Dec 15, 2017
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Järvi, Weilerstein join forces for Czech and American rarities with CSO

It was a great loss to the music world when Jiří …

Dec 08, 2017
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La Colla, Wagner and chorus pack a Puccini punch in Lyric Opera’s “Turandot”

In 1926 after the first rehearsal of Franco Alfano’s completed final …

Dec 06, 2017
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Shaham provides the highlight of CSO program with engaging Mendelssohn

On paper, the main interest of Thursday night’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

Dec 01, 2017
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A first-rate cast finds treasure in Lyric Opera’s colorful “Pearl Fishers”

There are good reasons for not taking The Pearl Fishers seriously: …

Nov 20, 2017
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Sensitive portrayals, compelling music highlight Fringe Opera’s “As One”

Chicago Fringe Opera has emerged as the most consistently impressive of …

Nov 18, 2017
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A shining night of spiritual music from the Chicago Chorale

Often, when presenting a tasting-menu program of numerous far-flung but short …

Nov 18, 2017
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Muti returns with Puccini rarity and delightful Strauss confection

Riccardo Muti was back on the podium at the Chicago Symphony …

Nov 17, 2017
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“Sonorous Earth” makes a heavenly noise with Third Coast Percussion, Chicago Philharmonic

Bells have resounded mightily in two world premieres in Chicago this …

Nov 14, 2017
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UC Presents serves up a bracing array of chamber works in Ligeti series

The University of Chicago Presents’ season-long exploration of the music of …

Nov 11, 2017
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