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Muti, CSO and chorus close season with inward spiritual program

Adventurous programming typically means spotlighting contemporary repertoire or obscure composers, but […]

Jun 21, 2013
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The Singers provide glowing account of Rachmaninoff Vespers at Ravinia

Rather than the massive scale, sweeping drama or visceral intensity of […]

Jun 19, 2013
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Pianist Ott shows dazzle and depth in recital debut

Twenty-four-year-old Alice Sara Ott is not yet a familiar name even […]

Jun 03, 2013
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Ars Viva closes Sibelius cycle with a thrilling Second Symphony

In brief remarks before the second half of Sunday’s concert, music […]

Apr 29, 2013
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Aimard presents a memorable afternoon with Debussy’s Preludes

Flaxen-haired girls, steps in the snow, submerged cathedrals and dancing fairies. […]

Apr 08, 2013
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Music of the Baroque presents a varied and engaging Bach program

Given Johann Sebastian Bach’s towering presence in the baroque world, any […]

Nov 20, 2012
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From Beethoven to Holst, Chicago Master Singers present an array of sacred music

To be noticed in Chicago’s sprawling classical scene, dominated by a […]

Nov 13, 2012
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The Takács Quartet open UC season with memorable Haydn and Britten

The Takács Quartet long ago assured itself a prominent place in […]

Oct 06, 2012
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Chicago Philharmonic leads off with vibrant (mostly) Brazilian program

While the Chicago Symphony certainly occupies an elite place all its […]

Oct 01, 2012
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Parker delivers plenty of Russian fireworks in Ravinia recital

The celebrated Denis Matsuev was supposed to perform two back-to-back concerts […]

Jul 31, 2012
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