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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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Top Ten Performances of 2021

1. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica.” Riccardo Muti and the Chicago […]

Dec 22, 2021
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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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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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Carlos Kalmar will depart the Grant Park Music Festival after 2024 season

For fans of Carlos Kalmar, the Grant Park Music Festival, has […]

Jun 22, 2021
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Grant Park Music Festival to reopen with July 4th celebration

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Grant Park Music Festival was […]

May 05, 2021
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Vintage Defauw broadcast helps plugs a gap in CSO history

The explosion of online programming alternatives has been a boon while […]

Mar 20, 2021
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