World premieres by Schuller and Gubaidulina headline wide-ranging Contempo program

On Sunday afternoon the new-music collective Contempo performed the second installment…

Mar 02, 2015
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The spiritual and environmental qualities of water are wide at Rockefeller Chapel concert

James Kallembach led the Rockefeller Chapel Choir and the Decani in…

Mar 01, 2015
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Ferris Chorale gives glowing expression to two Italian rarities

When the William Ferris Chorale scheduled a pair of Italian requiems…

Mar 01, 2015
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Soprano shines brightly in Lyric’s dark, second-cast “Tosca”

On another bitterly cold night in Chicago, a bit of Puccinian…

Feb 28, 2015
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Jerusalem Quartet displays extraordinary artistry at Mandel Hall

A critic’s task in reviewing performances of standard repertoire is the…

Feb 28, 2015
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Muti and CSO deliver gripping and intense Tchaikovsky

After his beloved compatriot Giuseppe Verdi, no composer seems closer to…

Feb 27, 2015
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Lyric Unlimited scores with premiere of klezmer-flavored “Property”

Among the many ancillary events planned by Lyric Opera around the…

Feb 26, 2015
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Lyric Opera closes season with Weinberg’s moving, powerful “Passenger”

After all the press from performances in New York, Houston and…

Feb 25, 2015
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Kraemer, Music of the Baroque showcase invention in varied program

The prolificacy and consistency with which the Baroque masters churned out…

Feb 24, 2015
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Northwestern presents Heggie’s “Dead Man Walking” in riveting local premiere

Since its acclaimed debut in 2000 at San Francisco Opera, Jake…

Feb 23, 2015
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