Performances

Newberry Consort mixes the sacred and profane with flair in “A Mexican Christmas”

If Baroque + Christmas = Handel in your mind, then Friday […]

Dec 07, 2019
at 2:40 pm
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Ferris Chorale delivers customary Christmas cheer in a transitional season

Among the most venerable of Chicago holiday musical traditions are the […]

Dec 07, 2019
at 1:51 pm
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Storgårds, CSO bring explosive urgency to a Tchaikovsky standard

John Storgårds returned to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Thursday night, following […]

Dec 06, 2019
at 2:45 pm
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Lakeview Orchestra unearths a neglected gem by Louise Farrenc

One of the luxuries of Chicago’s classical music scene is, to […]

Dec 05, 2019
at 8:24 am
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With a new Don, Lyric’s “Don Giovanni” remains a stellar night of Mozart

With a new singer taking on the title role, Lyric Opera’s […]

Dec 04, 2019
at 2:46 pm
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Compelling gifts in small packages make for rewarding MusicNOW night

Missy Mazzoli’s sophomore year as curator of the MusicNOW series began […]

Dec 03, 2019
at 2:49 pm
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Radvanovsky in regal form for Lyric’s triple crown of Donizetti queens

When you’re a reigning diva of the operatic moment, challenging yourself […]

Dec 02, 2019
at 1:44 pm
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Principals shine in the solo spotlight with MOB’s “Bach and the Italians”

Seven different members of Music of the Baroque took solo turns […]

Nov 26, 2019
at 9:51 am
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Barber opera excerpts prove most heavenly in cosmic CSO program

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

Nov 22, 2019
at 1:48 pm
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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
at 4:37 pm
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