Lyric Opera artists take flight “Beyond the Aria” at Harris Theater

Lyric Opera is on a roll.

After opening its 60th season…

Oct 22, 2014
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Kraemer opens MOB season with well-tempered Mozart

Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has largely been the territory of…

Oct 21, 2014
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Jurowski, London Philharmonic deliver powerful Shostakovich

Vladimir Jurowski has enjoyed a close relationship with the London Philharmonic…

Oct 19, 2014
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Takács Quartet at their peak in wide-ranging program

With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra departing this week for another European…

Oct 18, 2014
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Lee Hyla receives a zealous musical tribute at Northwestern

Programs of works by a single contemporary composer carry inherent risks…

Oct 17, 2014
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Dal niente’s stars unevenly aligned at Constellation

Among Chicago’s plethora of envelope-pushing new-music ensembles, Dal Niente stands out…

Oct 15, 2014
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Pacifica Quartet offers Ran premiere in Logan Center program

The Pacifica Quartet celebrated their 20th anniversary with a concert at…

Oct 13, 2014
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Danish String Quartet opens UC Presents season with intense premiere

The Danish String Quartet made a largely impressive Chicago debut with…

Oct 11, 2014
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Runnicles, CSO team up for a fresh, majestic Mahler 5

This week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra program had already threatened to get…

Oct 10, 2014
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Conductor Davis, radiant Fleming make a case for Strauss’s talky “Capriccio”

In the early going of Capriccio the brittle, artsy musings of the…

Oct 07, 2014
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