Performances

Dawn Upshaw and The Knights offer a worthy and eclectic evening at Ravinia

The Knights returned to Ravinia’s Martin Theater for their fifth season…

Aug 21, 2014
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Ravinia’s intimate Mozart magic remains with Conlon’s well-cast “Figaro”

One may have thought that the novelty had worn off for…

Aug 16, 2014
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra wrap 80th season with resounding Ravel and a Bolcom premiere

After a summer that began with several rain-drenched concerts, the Grant…

Aug 16, 2014
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Conlon restores a welcome intimacy to “Don Giovanni” at Ravinia

James Conlon has made performing Mozart operas with members of the…

Aug 15, 2014
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Grant Park leads off final week with Bolcom’s “Cabaret Songs”

In addition to presenting the most varied and intriguing orchestral programs…

Aug 14, 2014
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Takács Quartet in tune with Janáček and Barber at Ravinia

The Takács String Quartet returned to the Ravinia Festival’s Martin Theatre…

Aug 13, 2014
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Grant Park’s “Northern Lights” premiere proves less than the sum of its multimedia parts

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who…

Aug 09, 2014
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A night of “Sins” and Schubert shows versatility of Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra

A perfect summer evening and an eclectic program attracted a large…

Aug 07, 2014
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Strauss’s “Salome” rocks the house at Ravinia

Lollapalooza may have been the hottest ticket in town for some…

Aug 03, 2014
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Grant Park Orchestra goes deep with Mozart and Brahms

For Chicago classical aficionados, there is an upside to the annual…

Aug 02, 2014
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