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Newberry Consort’s artistry upstaged in ramshackle season opener

The Newberry Consort opened its 37th season Friday night at Hyde […]

Sep 23, 2023
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Hough’s return highlights penultimate Grant Park program

It is the final week of this year’s Grant Park Music […]

Aug 17, 2023
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Danzmayr returns to Grant Park Orchestra with mixed results

David Danzmayr was music director of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra from […]

Aug 03, 2023
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Two contrasted yet equally moving meditations on loss at Grant Park Music Festival

The trend at summer music festivals is to favor relatively light […]

Jul 22, 2023
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Fried swansong proves a moving occasion at Ravinia

Miriam Fried is a force of nature. Born in 1946, her […]

Jul 16, 2023
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Edusei excels in impressive Grant Park Orchestra debut

For those at Millennium Park on Wednesday when a volatile mixture […]

Jul 15, 2023
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Jackiw quiets downtown Chicago with extraordinary Beethoven

Performing a work of such transparent delicacy as the Beethoven Violin […]

Jun 29, 2023
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Kalmar, GPO brush up on their Shakespeare at Harris Theater

In years past, the Grant Park Orchestra would move indoors to […]

Jun 24, 2023
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Foley’s standout debut highlights mixed Grant Park Orchestra program

Wednesday’s concert of the Grant Park Orchestra was billed as “Brahms […]

Jun 22, 2023
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Kontras Quartet unearths wide-ranging rep for American Music Project

On Wednesday night, Chicago’s own Kontras Quartet offered a wide-ranging survey […]

Jun 08, 2023
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