From first to last, Rozhdestvensky, CSO deliver memorable Shostakovich

At his third curtain call after the rousing Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

Feb 07, 2016
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Spektral Quartet plays it for laughs at the Logan Center

The title of Spektral Quartet’s new album, Serious Business, is an …

Feb 01, 2016
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Grams, Elgin Symphony excel in Shostakovich

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO) offered a program of Copland and …

Jan 31, 2016
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Uneven “My Lai” proves a work in progress at Harris Theater

Near the end of My Lai, former Vietnam helicopter pilot Hugh …

Jan 30, 2016
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Patronage rules in Music of the Baroque program

A pun on patronage provided the title of Music of the …

Jan 26, 2016
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Pressler shows flashes of old magic despite the march of time

Representing an ever-dwindling generation of twentieth-century pianists, Menahem Pressler was the …

Jan 25, 2016
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An electrifying Serjan ignites Lyric’s “Nabucco”

One could hardly conceive a better way to heat up the …

Jan 24, 2016
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Musicians from Marlboro proves golden in anniversary season

The most visible benefits of summer festivals may be public performances, …

Jan 23, 2016
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Pacifica Quartet’s dark, thoughtful program feels timely at the Logan Center

If the subzero temperature outside the Logan Center for the Arts …

Jan 18, 2016
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“Bel Canto” singers relish showing a lighter side at the Harris Theater

Is there another concert series in the world that offers three …

Jan 16, 2016
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