Otherworldly Berg, exhilarating Schubert from Honeck and Steinbacher with CSO

It was unfortunate but not entirely unexpected that Christoph von Dohnanyi …

Nov 10, 2017
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Gergiev, Mariinsky Orchestra return with revelatory Shostakovich

Say what you want about Valery Gergiev’s peripatetic schedule, the hardest-working …

Nov 09, 2017
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Bernstein and Schumann works fare best in Orion Ensemble program

“Let’s Tango!” was the title of the Orion Ensemble’s Wednesday night …

Nov 09, 2017
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Racette soars in Menotti’s powerful “Consul” at Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago Opera Theater opened its 45th season with Gian Carlo Menotti’s …

Nov 05, 2017
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Early Sephardic music proves timeless in Newberry Consort program

Last year marked the Newberry Consort’s 30th anniversary season. The city’s …

Nov 05, 2017
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Josefowicz takes audience on a journey of discovery at Mandel Hall

In days of yore, the job description of a virtuoso included …

Nov 04, 2017
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After a long absence, Schiff and the CSO strike sparks in a lively return

One stared at the program book in disbelief Thursday night. Could …

Nov 03, 2017
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Magnificent singing vies with directorial excess in Lyric Opera’s variable “Walküre”

About halfway through Wednesday’s opening-night performance of Wagner’s Die Walküre, one …

Nov 02, 2017
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Spektral Quartet packs the house for Schoenberg

Violist Doyle Armbrust looked out at the overflow crowd assembled for …

Oct 30, 2017
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Cliburn winner Sunwoo makes a mixed impression in local debut

By all accounts it was a real keyboard horserace this summer …

Oct 28, 2017
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