Ying Quartet brings venturesome program to Winter Chamber Music Festival

“What a pleasure it is to play in front of real […]

Jan 25, 2022
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Abridged Winter Chamber Music Fest opens with rewarding concert by the Miró Quartet

Of the numerous local cultural events canceled in the wake of […]

Jan 23, 2022
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Muti leads CSO in a belated, balletic New Year’s Day program

There can be a moment of trepidation when a conductor takes […]

Jan 21, 2022
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Sinfonietta marks MLK birthday with a wide array of music

The Chicago Sinfonietta presented its annual Martin Luther King tribute concert […]

Jan 18, 2022
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Muti’s CSO new year opens with taut Beethoven, tightened restrictions

Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra were scheduled to embark […]

Jan 14, 2022
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Elgin Symphony serves up intriguing rarity with Clara Schumann concerto

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is putting a nicely subversive spin on […]

Jan 09, 2022
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COT spikes the holiday brew with a delightful “Becoming Santa Claus”

With a plot just begging for a Pixar adaptation, Chicago Opera […]

Dec 18, 2021
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Rough edges, muted singing dilute the holiday cheer with MOB

After a complete hiatus during 2020’s pandemic winter, musical holiday traditions […]

Dec 18, 2021
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CSO closes a pandemic year with a cut and middling “Messiah”

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has an intriguing if uneasy relationship with […]

Dec 17, 2021
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Chicago Chorale marks 20 years with festive Christmas program

The Chicago Chorale belatedly celebrated its 20th anniversary with a festive […]

Dec 12, 2021
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