Performances

North Shore Chamber Fest opens new fall series with a Jewish musical feast

As with all classical music organizations in Chicago and across the […]

Sep 11, 2020
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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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Pacifica Quartet serves up a bracing disc of women composers

Pacifica Quartet; Otis Murphy, saxophonist. Ran: Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory—String Quartet […]

Aug 02, 2020
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New disc offers ideal introduction to Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt, Stabat Mater. Gloriae Dei Cantores GDCD 065 When he […]

Jul 06, 2020
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Ten Recordings for Challenging Times

Vivaldi: Motteti. Simone Kermes, soprano; Andrea Marcon/Venice Baroque Orchestra (Archiv). Forget […]

Jun 08, 2020
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Eighty-eight reasons to seek music online during the shutdown

CDs, YouTube, and online concerts continue to provide contact-free home delivery […]

May 26, 2020
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What will the fall music season look like? Smaller, less epic and more soloistic—if it happens

The deadly Covid-19 pandemic continues to cut a swathe across the […]

May 11, 2020
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Ten Recordings to get you through the shutdown (Part II)

Two weeks ago I posted the first installment of Ten Recordings […]

Apr 08, 2020
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Ten Recordings to get you through the shutdown (Part I)

All live performances across the country have necessarily come to a […]

Mar 27, 2020
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As concert venues close, Apollo’s Fire lights a candle in Evanston

Introducing the Cleveland-based Apollo’s Fire, artistic director Jeannette Sorrell noted that […]

Mar 13, 2020
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