Haymarket Opera makes history delightfully with “Ariane et Bachus”

Saturday night’s event at the Studebaker Theater was truly musically historic–the …

Oct 01, 2017
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A world premiere and powerful Bruckner from Muti and CSO

Those who want to catch Riccardo Muti conducting the Chicago Symphony …

Sep 29, 2017
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Lyric Opera and Joffrey Ballet join forces for a stylish, imaginative “Orphée”

Dance would appear to be the thing these days at Lyric …

Sep 24, 2017
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Mutter lights a fire with Tchaikovsky in CSO’s season-opener

The day after violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter graced the Symphony Center stage …

Sep 24, 2017
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Soloists bring operatic drama to MOB’s season-opening “Elijah”

One could hardly have wished for a grander kickoff to Music …

Sep 17, 2017
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Lieder festival wraps with inspired evening of myth and fantasy

Fantasy, folk myth and spooky spirits provided fertile ground for an …

Sep 10, 2017
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Phillips and Huang a close-knit team at Collaborative Works Festival

The format of soprano Susanna Phillips’ performance Thursday night at Ganz …

Sep 08, 2017
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Schubert rarities open Collaborative Works Festival in style

Sing to me, Muse, of the man of many lieder, whose …

Sep 07, 2017
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Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven

With Chicago’s gun violence off the charts and last week’s tragic …

Aug 19, 2017
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A cellist’s impressive debut and a neglected American composer at Grant Park Music Festival

This summer’s Grant Park Music Festival has been lighter on 20th-century …

Aug 17, 2017
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