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Montgomery premiere upstages the showpieces at Harris Theater

Thanks, Lollapalooza. Every summer when Chicago’s pop music extravaganza moves into […]

Aug 05, 2023
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Grant Park Music Festival opens summer season in spirited fashion

Opening night of the Grant Park Music Festival always feels like […]

Jun 15, 2023
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Glover set to launch Music of the Baroque season with a Handel rarity

Thinking big hasn’t been easy for any arts organization in recent […]

Sep 15, 2022
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Grant Park Chorus celebrates 60 years with a program for a summer evening

It’s been a grand summer for choral singing in Chicago. The […]

Aug 05, 2022
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Pine, Grant Park Orchestra deliver a powerful local premiere for Childs concerto

There was no official announcement, but it was a de facto Rachel Barton […]

Jul 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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Apollo Chorus gives powerful advocacy to Garrop’s ecological oratorio

It was utterly appropriate that Mother Nature erupted noisily just before […]

Jun 14, 2022
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Chicago Chorale celebrates 20 years with a luminous, wide-ranging program

Surviving to celebrate a 20th anniversary is never guaranteed, especially for […]

Jun 12, 2022
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Jeannette Sorrell hopes to spark an abiding flame for Apollo’s Fire in Chicago

Thanks to mob action by an enthusiastic audience at a baroque […]

Oct 26, 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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