Performances

Bruckner Orchester Linz offers a populist program at the Harris Theater

Conductor Dennis Russell Davies brought his Bruckner Orchester Linz and vocalists …

Feb 04, 2017
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Bramwell Tovey excels with colorful showpieces in downtown CSO debut

British conductor Bramwell Tovey made his Chicago Symphony Orchestra subscription debut …

Feb 04, 2017
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Fine playing and odd presentation collide in Kremerata Baltica concert

Being the brainchild of the esteemed and omnivorous violinist Gidon Kremer, …

Feb 02, 2017
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Even with Radvanovsky, Lyric Opera’s routine “Norma” fails to catch fire

Norma’s funeral pyre failing to ignite at the climatic end of …

Jan 29, 2017
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With a new violinist, Spektral Quartet still at the top of their game 

The Spektral Quartet is an ensemble in transition again.

In 2014 …

Jan 29, 2017
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Two star sopranos light up Mozart with Music of the Baroque

As programmers know, you never go wrong with Mozart. That marketing …

Jan 24, 2017
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Cleveland Orchestra shows its refined mettle in Beethoven, Sibelius

The last time the Cleveland Orchestra played in Chicago was 2002 …

Jan 22, 2017
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Pianist Chen brings a fresh approach to Rachmaninoff with IPO

Transition seemed to be a theme this weekend in more ways …

Jan 22, 2017
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Imani Winds serve up energy in mixed UC debut 

The presidential inauguration wasn’t the only changing of the guard to …

Jan 21, 2017
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Singers’ versatile artistry warms up a rainy night at Beyond the Aria

It was a cold and rainy Thursday night but the Beyond …

Jan 20, 2017
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