Performances

Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven

With Chicago’s gun violence off the charts and last week’s tragic …

Aug 19, 2017
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A cellist’s impressive debut and a neglected American composer at Grant Park Music Festival

This summer’s Grant Park Music Festival has been lighter on 20th-century …

Aug 17, 2017
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Music and political worlds collide with Grant Park Festival premiere

There are probably as many good reasons why a musical work …

Aug 12, 2017
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Terrific soloists highlight a delightful “Creation” with Levine and CSO

There is no doubt that the return of James Levine to …

Aug 09, 2017
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Santa Fe Opera crashes with Bates’ inert “(R)evolution of Steve Jobs”

SANTA FE. The focus of this season at Santa Fe Opera …

Aug 06, 2017
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Grant Park Orchestra goes underground for engaging program

For Chicago classical audiences, the best thing about Lollapalooza is that …

Aug 05, 2017
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Villegas and Kalmar bring Spanish flair to Grant Park program

As usual, Carlos Kalmar got it right with both his spoken …

Aug 03, 2017
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Superb soloists and chorus highlight Martin rarity at Grant Park Music Festival

One of the great pleasures of the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jul 29, 2017
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Hough brings power, poetry to Brahms with Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra

Feast or famine. Local performances of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 …

Jul 27, 2017
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Mälkki, CSO ignite a summer storm with epic Sibelius at Ravinia

To quote the festival’s marketing line, it really was a great …

Jul 22, 2017
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