Conductor Kim proves she is the real deal in impressive Grant Park debut

It’s always dangerous, if not futile, to venture any definitive verdict […]

Jul 24, 2021
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Fiery Copland and witty Haydn from Alsop, McGill and CSO

The lightish mix of works on the menu for Friday night’s […]

Jul 24, 2021
at 10:26 am
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Mixed midsummer Mahler from Alsop and CSO at Ravinia

Live orchestra concerts have returned this waning Covid-19 summer and the […]

Jul 23, 2021
at 11:28 am
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Grant Park Chorus program reflects on the loss and hope of a pandemic year

The Grant Park Chorus took the spotlight Wednesday night at the […]

Jul 22, 2021
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Pianist Vondráček delivers fresh and individual Beethoven in CSO debut

Two repertory cornerstones framed a Latin showpiece at Saturday night’s Ravinia […]

Jul 18, 2021
at 1:39 pm
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Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra hit their stride with Bernstein, Sibelius and Brouwer

This weekend’s program at the Grant Park Music Festival was to […]

Jul 17, 2021
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A superb violinist sub and a compelling Montgomery work spark Alsop and CSO at Ravinia

A last-minute cancellation from a big-name soloist is rarely welcome news, […]

Jul 17, 2021
at 11:09 am
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Grant Park Orchestra program offers varied program, mixed results

Wednesday night’s Pritzker Pavilion concert of the Grant Park Orchestra offered […]

Jul 15, 2021
at 12:49 pm
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Alsop opens CSO’s Ravinia return with salutes to women and black composers

With the celebratory thwacks of bass drum and timpani that open […]

Jul 11, 2021
at 1:54 pm
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Superb soloists, Grant Park forces take flight in Vivaldi’s “Gloria”

At first glance, the three works on Friday night’s program at […]

Jul 10, 2021
at 2:34 pm
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