Lakeview Orchestra unearths a neglected gem by Louise Farrenc

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

Dec 05, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Leclair provides the highlights in Third Coast Baroque’s French fête

At the midpoint of their fourth season, the imaginative period ensemble […]

Nov 18, 2019
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Kirov, IPO and Birsan give thoughtful advocacy to Mahler, Thomas

In just his third season with the Illinois Philharmonic, conductor Stilian […]

Nov 18, 2019
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Chicago Opera Theater scales the heights with “Everest,” “Aleko”

Chicago Opera Theater may be entering a golden age in its […]

Nov 17, 2019
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