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Haymarket Opera triumphs with exciting account of Handel’s “Resurrezione”

Haymarket Opera Company has been on a Handelian roll since its […]

Jun 15, 2024
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Music of the Baroque wraps season in varied, spirited fashion under Quigley  

Music of the Baroque began life in 1971 as a professional […]

May 14, 2024
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Bella Voce brings fascinating early rarities out of the shadows

Every so often, Bella Voce takes a deep dive into worthy […]

Apr 28, 2024
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Apollo’s Fire wraps season with lively jam session of Spanish early music

The Cleveland-based baroque band Apollo’s Fire brought its third season of […]

Mar 25, 2024
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A starry trio offers intimate evening of Beethoven at Symphony Center 

For local listeners who have been keeping score, solo and orchestral […]

Feb 04, 2024
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Calder Quartet warms Chicago’s deep freeze with sterling concert

Northwestern University Bienen School of Music’s 27th Winter Chamber Music Festival […]

Jan 15, 2024
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Bella Voce makes the season bright with Britten

‘Tis the time of year when dancing sugarplums, “Hallelujah” choristers and […]

Dec 10, 2023
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Geter’s passionate song cycle stands out amid tepid MusicNOW opener

“We’re in for a really big ride,” an enthusiastic Jessie Montgomery, […]

Dec 04, 2023
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra make a gripping event out of Shostakovich’s tragic Eighth

It’s not all summer fun and games at Chicago’s teeming lakefront.  […]

Aug 12, 2023
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A neglected American masterpiece and a commanding solo debut at Grant Park

With about three weeks of concerts remaining for the 2023 edition […]

Jul 27, 2023
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