Performances

Elgin Symphony plants its downtown flag at Harris Theater

In recent years, suburban orchestras have tried to broaden their audience […]

Nov 05, 2019
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Lyric Opera’s powerful “Dead Man Walking” comes to life with searing impact

Few composers have enjoyed the kind of triumphant success with their […]

Nov 03, 2019
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A world premiere, quirky Beethoven and noisy Liszt fill up a CSO matinee

The vagaries of scheduling meant that the first of this season’s […]

Nov 02, 2019
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Haymarket Opera stylishly revives a comic gem with “Dragon of Wantley”

Haymarket Opera Company has built an enviable reputation by unearthing seldom-performed […]

Oct 28, 2019
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An afternoon of sweet melancholy with Iestyn Davies and Fretwork

Friday evening at Mandel Hall, UChicago Presents offered an evening of […]

Oct 28, 2019
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Gerhaher and Huber illuminate the darkness in an evening of Mahler songs

Art song touring programs tend to be mix-and-match affairs: a little […]

Oct 26, 2019
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Afkham makes an admirable CSO return with Haydn, Strauss and Brahms

While no stranger to Chicago as an assistant to Bernard Haitink, […]

Oct 25, 2019
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Chamber Music Society delivers youthful Mozart, sublime Schubert

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMSLC) opened its ninth […]

Oct 24, 2019
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Kraemer, MOB bring home the venison with engaging “hunt” program

Just when one was convinced that clever concert programming had fallen […]

Oct 23, 2019
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A bounteous American feast served up with panache by the Illinois Philharmonic

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra’s season-opening, all-American program had something for everyone: […]

Oct 20, 2019
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