Performances

Muti returns to CSO with Uchida playing Beethoven and a premiere by Adams (not that one)

Riccardo Muti returned this week to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra …

Mar 17, 2017
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Bolcom’s “Dinner at Eight” has a mixed premiere at Minnesota Opera

Dying is easy, comedy is difficult.

William Bolcom’s Dinner at Eight …

Mar 16, 2017
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Orion Ensemble delivers energetic concert of chamber raritities

The Orion Ensemble has done salutary work promoting the music of …

Mar 16, 2017
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Igor Levit triumphs in belated Chicago debut

Igor Levit made his Chicago debut Sunday afternoon at Orchestra Hall …

Mar 13, 2017
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Spektral Quartet brings refined artistry, impressive stamina to Feldman work

How is it that one can’t go through half of a …

Mar 12, 2017
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CCO offers a pleasing mix with premiere of Boustead concerto

The Chicago Composers Orchestra (CCO) emerged from a winter-long hibernation to …

Mar 11, 2017
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Ma, CSO give Salonen’s Cello Concerto a rousing premiere

The most-anticipated event of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s current season took …

Mar 10, 2017
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Plácido Domingo is feted in style at Lyric Opera

On Thursday evening, Lyric Opera honored one of the most towering …

Mar 10, 2017
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A world premiere and intense Mendelssohn from Chamber Music Society

The title “Love Sonnets” was a bit of a stretch for …

Mar 09, 2017
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Critic’s Choice

Critic’s Choice is normally limited to just one or two events. …

Mar 08, 2017
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