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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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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