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Memorable Brahms and lively Garrop premiere spark Grant Park concert

The Grant Park Music Festival typically follows the tripartite formula of […]

Jun 22, 2019
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Barnatan, Grant Park Orchestra warm up a cold, wet night

Two weeks in, the Grant Park Music Festival still hasn’t kicked […]

Jun 20, 2019
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Despite traditional rain, Grant Park Music Festival opens season brightly

Kicking off its 85th season on Wednesday night, the Grant Park […]

Jun 13, 2019
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UC forces deliver shattering account of Tippett’s “A Child of Our Time”

“The world turns on its dark side.” So begins Michael Tippett’s […]

Jun 03, 2019
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Human drama to the fore in COT’s Chicago premiere of “Moby-Dick”

More than 150 years after Moby-Dick was published, successful adaptations of […]

Apr 22, 2019
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Worlds collide with Arendt, Heidegger and a homicidal cat in Thompson Street Opera’s double bill

Based in Chicago since 2016, Thompson Street Opera has a taste […]

Apr 05, 2019
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Crossing Borders offers a bracing mix of music by African-American women

In its second year, Impromptu Fest might have changed venues—swapping the […]

Apr 01, 2019
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Chaminade trio proves a discovery in mixed Orion Ensemble program

In its penultimate concert program of the year, the Orion Ensemble […]

Mar 21, 2019
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Chamber Music Society avoids the usual suspects in engaging program of Mozart rarities

The line between a heavy hand and interpretive freedom is rarely […]

Feb 12, 2019
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Gryphon Trio provides shelter from the storm in Winter Chamber debut 

The Gryphon Trio arrived at Northwestern’s Pick-Staiger Hall on Friday with […]

Jan 19, 2019
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