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Carlos Kalmar looks back on 25 years leading the Grant Park Music Festival

This summer will mark the 90th anniversary of the Grant Park […]

Jun 10, 2024
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Klaus Mäkelä to become CSO music director—in 2027

The expected news was finally made official Tuesday morning: Klaus Mäkelä […]

Apr 02, 2024
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DG recordings from four celebrated pianists to close the musical year

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-4; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. […]

Dec 31, 2023
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Carlos Chávez receives his belated due with Sony box set

Carlos Chávez: The Complete Columbia Album Collection (Sony 7-CD box) The […]

Nov 08, 2023
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Critic’s Choice for 2023-24

Wagner: The Flying Dutchman. Lyric Opera. September 23-October 7.  Lyric Opera […]

Sep 04, 2023
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Hahn delivers gleaming performance of Ysaÿe sonatas

Ysaÿe: Six Sonatas for Solo Violin. Hilary Hahn. Deutsche Grammophon (CD). […]

Aug 08, 2023
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The Riccardo Muti era at CSO: First-class hires, memorable opera nights, and bland, repetitive programs

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, Riccardo Muti will give […]

Jun 12, 2023
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A call for new Chicago opera

Chicago has an opera problem.  Yes, there have been and occasionally […]

Apr 11, 2023
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Top Ten Performances of 2022

The return of Christian Thielemann to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in […]

Dec 20, 2022
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Remembering the renowned American composer and diarist Ned Rorem

News of the passing of Ned Rorem—the prolific American composer and […]

Nov 23, 2022
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