Conlon, CSO and Osorio vivid and stylish in Brahms and Zemlinsky

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is familiar to modern audiences–…

Jul 30, 2015
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Wilkins, Grant Park offer a mixed night of lighter fare

You want weighty German repertoire, come to the Harris Theater this…

Jul 30, 2015
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Hampson brings power and eloquence to German lied and American song at Ravinia

No living opera singer has done more for the cause of…

Jul 29, 2015
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Khristenko brings fitful Russian flair to American program

Pianist Stanislav Khristenko made his Ravinia Festival debut Sunday night at…

Jul 27, 2015
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Villaume, von Oeyen bring exhilarating élan to Grant Park travelogue

Emmanuel Villaume has been a semi-familiar face in Chicago, largely through…

Jul 25, 2015
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Trains, planes and rough-edged Mahler at Ravinia

On a perfect summer evening James Conlon opened his final season…

Jul 23, 2015
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Ryan Center artists, Grant Park Orchestra excel in American program

A gorgeous Wednesday evening found the Grant Park Orchestra performing 20th-…

Jul 23, 2015
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Bell, Grant Park Chorus get to the heart of the matter in South Shore

The Grant Park Music Festival returned to the South Shore Cultural…

Jul 22, 2015
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Fischer, Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus deliver a sturdy Brahms Requiem

Thierry Fischer brings the heat in more ways than one.


Jul 18, 2015
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It was a dull and stormy night with Znaider’s double-duty Ravinia debut

The soloist/conductor switch-hitter has been a common phenomenon in concert music…

Jul 17, 2015
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