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An underrated “Manfred” outshines a forgotten Bruch in Bychkov’s CSO turn

It’s not often that the seasoned music lover can indulge a […]

May 04, 2018
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A subbing Shaham brings wide-ranging program to Chicago

Symphony Center subscribers were no doubt crestfallen when the megastar duo […]

Mar 19, 2018
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Rolston Quartet makes a refined debut at Winter Chamber Music Festival

The Winter Chamber Music Festival in Evanston has justly earned kudos […]

Jan 15, 2018
at 1:06 pm
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Chamber Music Society closes year with fresh and gratifying Bach

If you’ve ever felt rejected or ignored after an offering of […]

Dec 21, 2017
at 12:00 pm
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Third Coast Baroque parties like it’s 1685

There was something magical in the air in 1685. This was […]

Nov 11, 2017
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Josefowicz takes audience on a journey of discovery at Mandel Hall

In days of yore, the job description of a virtuoso included […]

Nov 04, 2017
at 1:17 pm
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Chicago Philharmonic celebrates ancient inspirations from Orff to Theofanidis

Since taking the reins of the Chicago Philharmonic four years ago, […]

Oct 16, 2017
at 12:03 pm
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Mutter lights a fire with Tchaikovsky in CSO’s season-opener

The day after violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter graced the Symphony Center stage […]

Sep 24, 2017
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Repin uneven in Sibelius, but Mälkki leads CSO in a notably fresh “Eroica” at Ravinia

Conductor Susanna Mälkki’s appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in recent […]

Jul 21, 2017
at 11:53 am
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Bruckner Orchester Linz offers a populist program at the Harris Theater

Conductor Dennis Russell Davies brought his Bruckner Orchester Linz and vocalists […]

Feb 04, 2017
at 1:16 pm