Lubman leads Grossman Ensemble in thrilling contemporary fare

In 2016, Augusta Read Thomas founded the Chicago Center for Contemporary […]

Oct 01, 2023
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Historic interest stronger than humdrum music in Haymarket Opera’s “La liberazione”

You have to say this about La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola […]

Sep 30, 2023
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Singers shipwrecked by staging in Lyric Opera’s disastrous “Dutchman” 

One entered the Civic Opera House Saturday night hoping that, similar […]

Sep 24, 2023
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Newberry Consort’s artistry upstaged in ramshackle season opener

The Newberry Consort opened its 37th season Friday night at Hyde […]

Sep 23, 2023
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Stellar soloists, chorus provide highlights in MOB’s contrasted season opener

These early days of a new fall season have been a […]

Sep 19, 2023
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Impromptu Fest serves up a varied feast from solo violin to sax quartet

New Music Chicago’s fourth Impromptu Fest continued on Thursday night with […]

Sep 15, 2023
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Whimsy, improvisation kick off Impromptu Fest 

New Music Chicago opened the fourth edition of its Impromptu Fest […]

Sep 13, 2023
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra wrap season with a delightfully devilish finale

The Grant Park Music Festival usually closes its summer season with […]

Aug 19, 2023
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Hough’s return highlights penultimate Grant Park program

It is the final week of this year’s Grant Park Music […]

Aug 17, 2023
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra make a gripping event out of Shostakovich’s tragic Eighth

It’s not all summer fun and games at Chicago’s teeming lakefront.  […]

Aug 12, 2023
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