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Whimsy, improvisation kick off Impromptu Fest 

New Music Chicago opened the fourth edition of its Impromptu Fest […]

Sep 13, 2023
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Chicago Chorale adds jewel to crown of English choral gems

The Chicago Chorale provided a tidy survey of English choral gems […]

Jun 11, 2023
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Apollo’s Fire wraps Chicago season in lively style with music of exile

When you attend an Apollo’s Fire concert, you know you’re in […]

Mar 13, 2023
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Gender and German get some updating in Northwestern Opera Theater’s “Magic Flute” 

Men and women, day and night, hot and cold, left brain […]

Feb 25, 2023
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Montero pushes Music of the Baroque with a spirited Mozart

Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero proved an energetic foil, and then some, […]

Jan 22, 2023
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Seasonal shades of light and dark from New Orford strings at Winter Chamber Festival

Light and its opposites — darkness, heaviness and a touch of […]

Jan 16, 2023
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Countertenor Mobley proves a light presence in MOB concert

For a concert titled “Reginald Mobley Sings,” there was surprisingly little […]

Nov 21, 2022
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La Caccina’s ambitious program of new vocal music explores the “Extraordinary Machine”

La Caccina kicked off its eleventh season this past weekend with […]

Nov 14, 2022
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Newberry Consort enters a new era with rich program highlighting singer Europa di Rossi

In its first concert with Liza Malamut at the helm, the […]

Oct 29, 2022
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Sinfonietta opens with Italian pines, a somber tribute and the joy of sax

The Chicago Sinfonietta kicked off its 35th anniversary season with a […]

Sep 20, 2022
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