Performances

Brabbins, Grant Park Orchestra master heat, humidity, and helicopters with rewarding program

The summer’s weather has become a dominant factor at the Grant …

Jul 20, 2019
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Music of women composers shines in wide-ranging Grant Park Chorus program

The Grant Park Chorus once again braved unfavorable weather – this …

Jul 19, 2019
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Villaume leads a winning program with Grant Park Orchestra

The weather Wednesday night at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at the …

Jul 18, 2019
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Grant Park musicians downsize for folk-flavored program in South Shore

Many of the most memorable Grant Park Orchestra concerts feature unjustly …

Jul 09, 2019
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Gershwin concerto takes flight while Kahane oratorio stays earthbound at Grant Park Music Festival 

This weekend’s Grant Park Music Festival program is offbeat even by …

Jul 06, 2019
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Grant Park Music Festival delivers a powerful “Missa Solemnis” on another rainy night

Determined as one was to avoid writing another weather-related lede, in …

Jun 29, 2019
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“Aida” wraps an operatic CSO season with high-voltage Verdi

There was already ample operatic drama in abundance this Chicago Symphony …

Jun 22, 2019
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Memorable Brahms and lively Garrop premiere spark Grant Park concert

The Grant Park Music Festival typically follows the tripartite formula of …

Jun 22, 2019
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Barnatan, Grant Park Orchestra warm up a cold, wet night

Two weeks in, the Grant Park Music Festival still hasn’t kicked …

Jun 20, 2019
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OTSL brings brilliant fresh life to “Poppea,” while “Rigoletto” is hobbled by inept direction

ST. LOUIS – In ancient Rome, just as in today’s Washington …

Jun 19, 2019
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