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Rashad adds star power to Gateways Festival’s Chicago debut

On Monday night, a healthy crowd packed into Pick-Staiger Concert Hall […]

Apr 16, 2024
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Lakeview Orchestra offers a worthy concert of German music

Less is more, said architectural hero Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, […]

Feb 19, 2024
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CSO wraps year with a repackaged “Messiah” with all the trimmings

Handel’s Messiah—a mint holiday tradition, a nog of melismas and ornamentation, […]

Dec 22, 2023
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Lakeview Orchestra makes a game showing from Bach to Brahms

The Lakeview Orchestra may not be a professional ensemble but neither […]

Apr 18, 2023
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Chicago Sinfonietta marks the month by celebrating women (and Rimsky)

The Chicago Sinfonietta’s third concert program of the season, titled “Unapologetic,” […]

Mar 22, 2023
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Chicago Symphony does wonders for a pair of Schumann and Tchaikovsky orphans

Two unloved pieces by composers in the Western pantheon made up […]

Feb 24, 2023
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