Barber opera excerpts prove most heavenly in cosmic CSO program

Any worries that the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra would […]

Nov 22, 2019
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Nézet-Séguin, Montreal orchestra make strong impact in Chicago debut

There is a certain healthy Midwestern skepticism that often believes that […]

Nov 20, 2019
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Leclair provides the highlights in Third Coast Baroque’s French fête

At the midpoint of their fourth season, the imaginative period ensemble […]

Nov 18, 2019
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Kirov, IPO and Birsan give thoughtful advocacy to Mahler, Thomas

In just his third season with the Illinois Philharmonic, conductor Stilian […]

Nov 18, 2019
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Chicago Opera Theater scales the heights with “Everest,” “Aleko”

Chicago Opera Theater may be entering a golden age in its […]

Nov 17, 2019
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First-class cast, stylish staging make a “Don Giovanni” to die for at Lyric

When Lyric Opera debuted Robert Falls’ production of Don Giovanni in […]

Nov 15, 2019
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Chicago Ensemble chills out with venturesome chamber program

It takes a dedicated chamber music fan to venture out in […]

Nov 13, 2019
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Flutist Brown launches CD with contemporary program

Jennifer Oh Brown is not only an exceptionally talented flutist. She […]

Nov 12, 2019
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vision string quartet makes a memorable U.S. debut at Mandel Hall

Friday night’s concert at Mandel Hall marked the U.S. debut of […]

Nov 09, 2019
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Intimately scaled Brahms for two warms up a chilly night at CSO

Winter is coming. But it’s clearly already here in Chicago from […]

Nov 08, 2019
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