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Davóne Tines’ “Mass” brings intimacy, power to Ravinia recital

Probably some qualities were lost Tuesday night when bass-baritone Davóne Tines […]

Sep 01, 2021
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Bell, Grant Park Chorus go green for Irish program

If you were looking for subtle programming, Wednesday night’s Grant Park […]

Aug 05, 2021
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Clarinetist Anthony McGill returns home for his belated CSO debut

When Anthony McGill makes his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut Friday at […]

Jul 20, 2021
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Ravinia’s new low-key chief brings people skills, flexibility to challenging times

Jeffrey P. Haydon, the Ravinia Festival’s new president and CEO, has […]

Jun 28, 2021
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A welcome return to live music, courtesy of Evanston Chamber Festival

 We all have fantasies of post-pandemic life. Ardent Cubs fans picture […]

Aug 31, 2020
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Lakeview Orchestra unearths a neglected gem by Louise Farrenc

One of the luxuries of Chicago’s classical music scene is, to […]

Dec 05, 2019
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Opera checks all the boxes for COT’s Lidiya Yankovskaya

Some musicians discover their life’s calling as very young children sitting […]

Nov 13, 2019
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Flutist Brown launches CD with contemporary program

Jennifer Oh Brown is not only an exceptionally talented flutist. She […]

Nov 12, 2019
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Fourth Coast Ensemble fetes American women in Evanston

For musicians, the ability to program a lively concert may not […]

Nov 08, 2019
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Heggie’s acclaimed “Dead Man Walking” to receive Lyric Opera debut

In the words of the Rolling Stones, you can’t always get […]

Oct 30, 2019
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