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Opera Festival of Chicago serves up an arresting “Attila”

The Opera Festival of Chicago’s advertisements for their production of Verdi’s […]

Jul 21, 2023
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North Shore Chamber Fest opens with offbeat rep and a Russian chestnut

On Wednesday night, the North Shore Chamber Music Festival launched its […]

Jun 08, 2023
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Dover Quartet brings humor, passion, and tranquility to an E-flat evening

Wednesday night’s concert at Galvin Recital Hall at Northwestern University was […]

Feb 16, 2023
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Lyric Opera’s darkly Freudian “Hansel and Gretel” returns in worthy revival

Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel made a largely successful return to the […]

Jan 26, 2023
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Chicago Sinfonietta’s King Day concert is a rousing classical and gospel showcase

Martin Luther King Day in Chicago is also the occasion of […]

Jan 17, 2023
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Ensemble Correspondances brings the court of Louis XIII to Logan Center

On Friday evening, the University of Chicago’s Logan Center became the […]

May 14, 2022
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Beethoven fares best in Chicago Ensemble’s mixed return to live music

After an all-virtual season in 2021, the Chicago Ensemble returned to […]

Feb 24, 2022
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Lutenist Nigel North brings grace, individuality to 16th-century songs

A pop hit one day, an esteemed classical work four centuries […]

Oct 25, 2021
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Ear Taxi goes back to the future for festival finale

Ask your average person what “contemporary” classical music is like, and […]

Oct 05, 2021
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“Animals” far too tame at Grant Park’s Family Night

Wednesday night was Family Night at Millennium Park, as conductor Norman […]

Aug 12, 2021
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