North Shore Chamber Fest opens with eruptive Beethoven by Escher Quartet

The North Shore Chamber Music Festival opened its ninth season Wednesday …

Jun 13, 2019
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Despite traditional rain, Grant Park Music Festival opens season brightly

Kicking off its 85th season on Wednesday night, the Grant Park …

Jun 13, 2019
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Lakeview Orchestra closes season with a French feast

The Lakeview Orchestra’s sixth season, which closed Tuesday night, has brought …

Jun 12, 2019
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Chicago Chorale brings glowing advocacy to Duruflé Requiem

What are the odds? In an already packed week of events, …

Jun 10, 2019
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Simone Young makes an exuberant debut with Chicago Symphony

Simone Young was to have made her Chicago debut two years …

Jun 07, 2019
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Chicago Ensemble closes with a varied feast as Rush Hour opens 20th season

The seasonal slowdown on the local music beat has begun. But …

Jun 05, 2019
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UC forces deliver shattering account of Tippett’s “A Child of Our Time”

“The world turns on its dark side.”

So begins Michael Tippett’s …

Jun 03, 2019
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Bella Voce closes its season with exultant Vivaldi along with Purcell and Handel rarities

The Chicago vocal ensemble Bella Voce effectively closed the circle for …

May 20, 2019
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Fringe Opera fetes rising composer Cerrone with “Love Wounds”

Christopher Cerrone is one of the hot composers of the moment. …

May 19, 2019
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Kirov, Illinois Philharmonic wrap season with sumptuous Strauss

It’s been a good spring for Stilian Kirov.

The Bulgarian-born conductor …

May 19, 2019
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