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Bella Voce Camerata off to a mixed start in debut concert

Three years in the “dreaming,” and another two years in preparation, […]

Mar 23, 2014
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Vaughan Williams double bill takes flight with Ars Viva

Ralph Vaughan Williams fans in Chicago have long known where to […]

Mar 18, 2014
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Uchida reveals the mundane and transcendent in Beethoven’s “Diabelli” Variations

Pianist and conductor Mitsuko Uchida began her annual Chicago residency with […]

Mar 11, 2014
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Cuckson, Yu offer rewarding program of experimental works for Contempo

In introducing Contempo’s recital Sunday afternoon at the Logan Center Penthouse, […]

Mar 04, 2014
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Ars Viva strikes string gold in rare concerto, varied program

It was a throwback to the days when Ars Viva music […]

Feb 11, 2014
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Miró Quartet and Shai Wosner open Winter Chamber Music Festival in style

The weather outside was frightful, though thankfully the music was delightful […]

Jan 12, 2014
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Ferris Chorale celebrates Christmas with mystery, mirth and myrrh

Starting its 42nd season, the William Ferris Chorale presented its annual […]

Dec 10, 2013
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Fretwork’s tear-filled Dowland program never cries itself out

In a year dominated by Verdi and Wagner bicentennials, a less […]

Nov 09, 2013
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Kaler shines in Ars Viva’s contrasted program of Dvořák and Bartók

Two former Lake Forest Symphony concertmasters were reunited on Sunday afternoon: […]

Oct 29, 2013
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Haymarket Opera’s revelatory “Pimpinone” a feast for the ears and eyes

Local performances of Baroque opera, sadly, have become a rarity with […]

Oct 27, 2013
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