Performances

Juilliard Quartet notches another bow passing at Ravinia

The venerable Juilliard Quartet has endured over a dozen personnel changes …

Jun 28, 2016
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Despite distractions, Kalmar and Grant Park Orchestra deliver a strong Mahler Sixth

It took four decades for Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 to …

Jun 25, 2016
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Muti, CSO close anniversary season with majestic Bruckner

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 125th anniversary season is drawing to a …

Jun 24, 2016
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Torke’s engaging “Book of Proverbs” gets Grant Park season on track

After a somewhat rough-edged opening night, the Grant Park Music Festival …

Jun 18, 2016
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A somber tribute, then Beethoven and Brahms from Muti, CSO

It’s a sign of the times that Riccardo Muti’s weeks in …

Jun 17, 2016
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra open summer concert season in worthy style

It’s usually rain that threatens the opening night of the Grant …

Jun 15, 2016
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Chicago Chorale marks anniversary with Howells favorite and new works

It is a testament to the Chicago Chorale’s drawing power that …

Jun 12, 2016
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Epic works by Schubert, Shostakovich satisfy at North Shore Chamber Fest

In his introductory remarks at the North Shore Chamber Music Festival, …

Jun 11, 2016
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Pianist Helmchen delivers fresh Beethoven in outstanding CSO debut

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is not the first vehicle one …

Jun 10, 2016
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North Shore Chamber Festival opens with music old and new

The transition from the end of the fall season to summer’s …

Jun 09, 2016
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