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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Patrick Dupre Quigley returns to lead Music of the Baroque

At a church north of Miami, conductor Patrick Dupre Quigley was […]

Oct 05, 2022
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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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Critic’s Choice for 2022-23

Handel: Jephtha. Music of the Baroque/Jane Glover. September 18-19. Moving beyond […]

Sep 05, 2022
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Xiaoya Liu provides powerful advocacy for Vine piano sonatas

Carl Vine: Complete piano sonatas (Nos. 1-4). Xiaoya Liu, pianist (Dynamic). […]

Aug 02, 2022
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Armenian music spotlighted in style by the Aznavoorian Duo

“Gems from Armenia.” Ani Aznavoorian, cellist; Marta Aznavoorian, pianist (Cedille).  The […]

Jun 21, 2022
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Newberry Consort leaders will close the score with season finale

Try to imagine how Chicago’s lively, nationally respected early music scene […]

Apr 19, 2022
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Who should get the CSO baton after Muti? A choice short list—if the job is still open

Next June Riccardo Muti’s tenure as music director of the Chicago […]

Feb 01, 2022
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