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Violinist Lamsma delivers exciting and individual Korngold with Grant Park Orchestra 

Conductor Carlos Kalmar is sidelined at the Grant Park Music Festival […]

Jun 25, 2022
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Verdi vittoria: Muti, CSO wrap season with a thrilling “Un ballo in maschera”

One wonders what Giuseppe Verdi would have thought of a performance […]

Jun 24, 2022
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Kalmar tests positive for Covid, bows out; Alltop capably steps in with GPO 

Covid protocols continue to snarl the downtown orchestral scene. Last week […]

Jun 23, 2022
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Armenian music spotlighted in style by the Aznavoorian sisters

“Gems from Armenia.” Ani Aznavoorian, cellist; Marta Aznavoorian, pianist (Cedille).  The […]

Jun 21, 2022
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Muti tests negative for Covid, is back on the job with CSO

Riccardo Muti returned to CSO rehearsals Sunday for this week’s season-ending […]

Jun 20, 2022
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Haymarket Opera revives a romantic gem with Bologne’s “L’Amant anonyme”

Haymarket Opera Company’s Midwest premiere of L’Amant anonyme (The Anonymous Lover) […]

Jun 18, 2022
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Grant Park Chorus makes its first appearance of the summer in two Chicago premieres 

The second program of the season for the Grant Park Music […]

Jun 18, 2022
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Mutter delivers luminous Beethoven with CSO; Muti tests positive for Covid again, withdraws from concert

Some mysterious power does not want Riccardo Muti to conduct Beethoven’s […]

Jun 17, 2022
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June 27

Chicago Symphony OrchestraRiccardo Muti, conductorShostakovich: Festive OvertureTchaikovsky: Symphony No. 46:30 p.m. […]

Jun 16, 2022
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Michelle Cann lights up Grant Park opener with Price concerto

Opening nights at the Grant Park Music Festival are usually high-spirited […]

Jun 16, 2022
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