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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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Fleming and Kissin enhance each other’s art in Orchestra Hall recital

On the face of it, pairing classical superstars Renée Fleming and […]

May 15, 2023
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MusicNOW’s bite-sized finale proves light on musical substance

The final concert of the 25th anniversary season of MusicNOW, Monday […]

Apr 25, 2023
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Paul Hillier, Bella Voce reunite to celebrate choir’s 40th anniversary in style

Andrew Lewis, artistic director of Bella Voce, could hardly have found […]

Mar 20, 2023
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Powerful Wolfe work highlights CSO program of women composers

Classical music lovers of a certain age will remember when it […]

Jan 07, 2023
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