Serjan’s sensational debut lifts Lyric’s bleak “Tosca”

The Lyric Opera has been long overdue for a fresh take…

Jan 25, 2015
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Muti, CSO soar in Russian music of art and war

For the second week of his Chicago Symphony Orchestra winter residency,…

Jan 23, 2015
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MusicNOW’s mixed techno program could use more blood

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s second MusicNOW event of the season offered…

Jan 20, 2015
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Lamsma, CSO members make fine team at Winter Chamber Music Festival

Northwestern University’s 2015 Winter Chamber Music Festival concluded its second weekend…

Jan 19, 2015
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Violinist’s deep Brahms, terrific Elgar spark Illinois Philharmonic concert

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s second program of its season demonstrated why,…

Jan 18, 2015
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Muti, CSO serve up winning account of rare Tchaikovsky gem

“How many symphonies did Tchaikovsky write?” asks the professor.

“Three,” answers…

Jan 16, 2015
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Von Otter and Hewitt offer anticipations of spring in delightful afternoon of song

It may have been cold outside Mandel Hall Sunday–a fresh dusting…

Jan 12, 2015
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New Orford String Quartet opens Winter Chamber Music Festival with impressive new work

A few decades ago one could count the number of touring…

Jan 10, 2015
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Petrenko, CSO deliver the musical heat in a chilly new year

Chicago may have opened the new year with a frigid wintry…

Jan 09, 2015
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Gray finds fifty shades of Christmas in MOB’s holiday program

Amid the snowflake-like abundance of seasonal concert offerings, one can always…

Dec 20, 2014
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