Performances

Chicago composers display an array of individual voices at MusicNow

When it comes to new music, Chicago need not be the …

Nov 20, 2018
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Big voices bring visceral Verdi thunder to Lyric’s “Trovatore”

Babies thrown on pyres, mixed up infant brothers, a mysterious gypsy …

Nov 18, 2018
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Fringe Opera uncovers a masterwork with Hindemith’s “Christmas Dinner”

You know, nothing says Christmas like Paul Hindemith.

Actually, few people …

Nov 17, 2018
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Fiterstein, colleagues bring light to musical darkness at Mandel Hall

Despite the cheery billing (“Alexander Fiterstein and Friends”), the chamber musicians …

Nov 17, 2018
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Opera Atelier makes an admirable debut with French Baroque double bill

Opera Atelier made its first Chicago appearance Thursday night with a …

Nov 16, 2018
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Two remarkable debuts highlight CSO’s mostly Russian program

Besides Russian late-Romantic sumptuousness, if there was a common thread to …

Nov 16, 2018
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Phillip Bush brings insight, blazing virtuosity to American piano music

There have been any number of musical events across the country …

Nov 14, 2018
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Cappella Pratensis serves up a clever twist on Josquin for UC Presents

This season’s Howard Mayer Brown International Early Music Series from the …

Nov 12, 2018
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COT illuminates “Iolanta” with ardent vocalism, rich Russian flavor

There is not a whole lot of music by Pyotr Ilyich …

Nov 11, 2018
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Rembrandt Chamber Musicians’ unfocused Armistice program misses the historical mark

Today—November 11, 2018—is the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, when the …

Nov 11, 2018
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