Performances

Lakeview Orchestra tests its heavy mettle with “Rite of Spring”

You have to give Gregory Hughes and the Lakeview Orchestra musicians …

Mar 20, 2019
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Kirov, Illinois Philharmonic hit their stride with resplendent Rachmaninoff 

Any subscriber to the still-on-strike CSO who may have ventured south …

Mar 17, 2019
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Lyric Unlimited presents heartfelt human drama with “An American Dream”

Nothing changes. Not in an America where the bigotry, racism, nativism …

Mar 16, 2019
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Diderot Quartet, Bicket offer a lively program of Baroque rarities

One thing you can say for Harry Bicket: he’s not spending …

Mar 16, 2019
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Chicago Ensemble serves up a varied menu with some rough edges

Last year marked the 40th anniversary season of The Chicago Ensemble. …

Mar 11, 2019
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Iestyn Davies delivers radiant Bach in Haymarket Opera concert

It’s a testament to Iestyn Davies’ vocal and dramatic versatility that …

Mar 10, 2019
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As a musicians strike looms, CSO returns to town with a routine outing 

On Thursday night the Boston Symphony Orchestra presented the world premiere …

Mar 08, 2019
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Bicket takes Music of the Baroque on an engaging “Grand Tour”

Music of the Baroque offered an enjoyable musical expedition with “The …

Mar 07, 2019
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Worthy Handel singing buried by scabrous excess in Lyric Opera’s “Ariodante”

Another Lyric Opera production, another cancellation by a lead singer.

Hours …

Mar 03, 2019
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Northwestern Opera Theater serves up a visually striking, vocally underserved “Rake’s Progress”

The Rake’s Progress responds well to performances by student ensembles, provided …

Mar 01, 2019
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