Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra shine on with Diamond premiere

This is the centennial year of two of the greatest American…

Jul 04, 2015
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Juilliard Quartet shows trademark vigor and intensity at Ravinia

Longtime admirers of the venerable Juilliard Quartet can be forgiven for…

Jun 30, 2015
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A stormy yet brilliant birth for MacMillan premiere at Grant Park

“You are troupers,” said Carlos Kalmar to the rain-drenched audience at…

Jun 27, 2015
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Diaz provides sterling advocacy in belated Walton premiere at Grant Park

In eight decades of adventurous programming, there are not many works…

Jun 25, 2015
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Weather chills, but performances warm up Grant Park Music Festival

So much for global warming.

The Grant Park Music Festival audience…

Jun 20, 2015
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Muti, CSO wrap the season in style with Tchaikovsky, Bates premiere and “Chelsea Dagger”

Let it be said that while the main works on Thursday…

Jun 19, 2015
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Sun finally smiles on a Grant Park Music Festival opening night

You have to wonder why the weather gods seem to have…

Jun 18, 2015
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Chicago Chorale offers music of peace and reflection in Lincoln Park

In his notes for the Chicago Chorale’s final program of the…

Jun 14, 2015
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Muti, CSO deliver power and poetry with Russian rarities

Riccardo Muti has returned to lead the final two weeks of…

Jun 12, 2015
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Chicago Philharmonic wraps season in resounding fashion with visual program

The Chicago Philharmonic is on the move.

At Sunday night’s season-closing…

Jun 09, 2015
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