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Muti to remain as CSO music director through 2023

Just hours before Riccardo Muti was to open the Chicago Symphony […]

Sep 23, 2021
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September 23

Chicago Symphony OrchestraRiccardo Muti, conductorSaint-Georges: Overture to L’Amant anonymePrice: Andante moderatoBeethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)7:30 p.m. […]

Sep 23, 2021
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Glover brings crisp stylistic authority to Music of the Baroque’s Handelian opener

There is nothing quite like a Dame, particularly when it is […]

Sep 20, 2021
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Chicago Sinfonietta returns with bluegrass fiddling and a neglected symphonic gem

The Chicago Sinfonietta kicked off its season Saturday night at Wentz […]

Sep 20, 2021
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Third Eye Theatre’s double bill celebrates women tech pioneers

Chicago opera lovers were spoiled for choice this weekend between Lyric […]

Sep 19, 2021
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After 18-month Covid hiatus, Lyric Opera reopens with a murky, monastic “Macbeth”

The Lyric Opera of Chicago opened its 2021-22 season Friday night […]

Sep 18, 2021
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Haymarket Opera reaches new heights with a magnificent “Orlando”

Live opera is finally returning to Chicago’s large stages and storefront […]

Sep 17, 2021
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Enrique Mazzola eager to finally take the Lyric Opera reins with “Macbeth”

For the first few months of the Covid-19 pandemic, conductor Enrique […]

Sep 14, 2021
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A superb violinist sparks the Chicago Philharmonic’s enjoyable return to live music

With its interestingly varied concert on Sunday afternoon at the North […]

Sep 13, 2021
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“Death of Ivan Ilych” receives stirring premiere from Thompson Street Opera

Thompson Street Opera Company, a small storefront company that presents works […]

Sep 11, 2021
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