Performances

CSO principal horn denied tenure

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is once again in the market for […]

Dec 06, 2022
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Piemontesi shines in CSO debut, making familiar Beethoven fresh and fun

On Thursday night, the highlight of the evening’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra […]

Dec 02, 2022
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Orion Ensemble celebrates 30 years with a typically venturesome program

The Orion Ensemble has been performing chamber music together for 30 […]

Dec 01, 2022
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Countertenor Mobley proves a light presence in MOB concert

For a concert titled “Reginald Mobley Sings,” there was surprisingly little […]

Nov 21, 2022
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A dark, compelling premiere and potent Shostakovich from Honeck, CSO

Be it music, literature or painting, the greatest works of art […]

Nov 18, 2022
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Berlin Philharmonic delivers gleaming, high-powered Mahler

“They play with balls!” said a female Chicago Symphony member sitting […]

Nov 17, 2022
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Stylish singing, only fitful funny in Lyric Opera’s “Le Comte Ory”

It may seem the epitome of critical churlishness to complain that […]

Nov 15, 2022
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La Caccina’s ambitious program of new vocal music explores the “Extraordinary Machine”

La Caccina kicked off its eleventh season this past weekend with […]

Nov 14, 2022
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Young cellist and a world premiere light up Illinois Philharmonic concert

The second program of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s season offered a […]

Nov 13, 2022
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CSO and Joffrey join forces for two ballet premieres

On Thursday night at Orchestra Hall, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and […]

Nov 11, 2022
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