Ten Recordings to get you through the shutdown (Part I)

All live performances across the country have necessarily come to a […]

Mar 27, 2020
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As concert venues close, Apollo’s Fire lights a candle in Evanston

Introducing the Cleveland-based Apollo’s Fire, artistic director Jeannette Sorrell noted that […]

Mar 13, 2020
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A modern gem highlights Marlboro’s mixed program at Mandel Hall

A month ago, the classical music world was dealt a great […]

Mar 07, 2020
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Blomstedt returns to CSO, leading rich and spirited Brahms

There is likely no better introduction to Johannes Brahms than the […]

Mar 06, 2020
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Beethoven among friends with Ma, Ax, and Kavakos

The Beethoven Express continues to accelerate down the highway.  Chicago is […]

Mar 03, 2020
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Classical and popular songs gracefully rendered by Fourth Coast Ensemble

As the title of their program suggested, Fourth Coast Ensemble colored […]

Mar 03, 2020
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Trifonov’s rare artistry illuminates Bach’s rarely heard “Art of Fugue”

If the 60-degree weather on Sunday offered hope that another Chicago […]

Mar 02, 2020
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Gardiner, ORR shed revelatory light on Beethoven symphonies

Beethoven’s nine symphonies are part of the bedrock of the orchestral […]

Mar 01, 2020
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With a new home, Haymarket Opera, DeShong mark the Lenten season with Bach

If the diving stock market, the spreading coronavirus and ceaseless political […]

Feb 29, 2020
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With two debuts, CSO presents a rare Northern night of Nielsen and Sibelius

It says something about the conservatism of Chicago Symphony Orchestra programming […]

Feb 28, 2020
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