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Fine cast brings warmth, youthful spirit to Northwestern’s traditional “Hänsel und Gretel”

Opera with an edge may be all the rage these days, […]

Feb 23, 2024
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Sinfonietta marks MLK Day with a joyous musical celebration

The Chicago Sinfonietta upheld one of its integral annual customs despite […]

Jan 15, 2024
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Bella Voce gets a jump on season with a trim and spirited “Messiah”

Bella Voce may be among the first institutions to present Handel’s […]

Nov 22, 2023
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Violinist Tashiro’s Piazzolla outing highlights a mixed IPO program

Following up a dazzling start to its season, the Illinois Philharmonic […]

Nov 20, 2023
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Impromptu Fest serves up a varied feast from solo violin to sax quartet

New Music Chicago’s fourth Impromptu Fest continued on Thursday night with […]

Sep 15, 2023
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Grant Park Chorus brings an emotional American program to South Shore

Longtime Chicago music lovers know June to be a portentous month. […]

Jun 27, 2023
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North Shore Chamber Fest closes with family affair, à la française

Music is, more often than not, a communal act. The most […]

Jun 11, 2023
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Worthy new music by Chicago composers receives uneven advocacy at Epiphany

The Chicago Composers’ Consortium wrapped its concert season at the Epiphany […]

May 19, 2023
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Chicago a cappella makes a convincing return to classical rep in “From Behind Closed Doors”

In recent seasons, Chicago a cappella has distinguished itself among Chicago’s […]

Mar 06, 2023
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Jupiter Quartet ends Winter Chamber festival on the right note 

Seasoned Chicagoans know that concertgoing in January can be like foraging: […]

Jan 23, 2023
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