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A substitute singer saves the day for slenderized Mahler at Winter Chamber Festival

It’s a dream for many a performing artist: step into the […]

Jan 22, 2018
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Chicago Philharmonic tees up an enjoyable game of musical pairs

The Chicago Philharmonic under music director Scott Speck marked their debut […]

Feb 13, 2017
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Ear Taxi celebrates a successful mission at Constellation

For the penultimate concert of the wide-ranging Ear Taxi Chicago Festival […]

Oct 10, 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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Contempo showcases bracing new works by young composers

 Contempo, the University of Chicago’s durable new-music series, did again what […]

May 21, 2016
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Haymarket Opera scores big with imaginative “La Calisto”

Now in their fifth season of bringing historically informed productions of […]

May 07, 2016
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Speck, Chicago Philharmonic deliver a fierce Tchaikovsky Fourth

The Chicago Philharmonic concert Sunday night at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall was […]

Apr 04, 2016
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Chicago Chorale marks Arvo Pärt’s 80th with wide-ranging tribute

Arvo Pärt turned 80 this September and the sixty-voice Chicago Chorale, under […]

Nov 23, 2015
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Bezuidenhout offers a revelatory fortepiano program at the Logan Center

The fortepiano, immediate parent of the modern piano is not an […]

Nov 22, 2015
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Pianissimo! offers a mixed bag of multiple-piano music

Each of the four charismatic piano virtuosi who make up the […]

Sep 14, 2015
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