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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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Horszowski Trio brings virtuosity and finesse to Winter Chamber Festival

The Northwestern Winter Chamber Music Festival kicked off its final weekend […]

Jan 21, 2023
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Sorrell leads Apollo’s Fire in a vital, transcendent “Messiah”

It’s undoubtedly an understatement to say that Handel’s Messiah is familiar […]

Dec 10, 2022
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Artistic grace under pressure exquisitely displayed at Evanston Chamber Music Festival

More than two years since the inception of the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

Aug 20, 2022
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New song-cycle spotlights Chicago Ensemble’s wide-ranging season finale

Maintaining its track record of serving up varied chamber music programs […]

Jul 26, 2022
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