Illinois Philharmonic serves up high-stepping Gershwin and a Sierra premiere takes flight

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra continued its season Saturday night with the […]

Feb 25, 2024
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Lintu returns to CSO with iridescent Saariaho and satiric Shostakovich 

The two main works on this week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra program […]

Feb 24, 2024
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Natalie Clein brings ardent artistry to Jewish composers at Mandel Hall

The University of Chicago’s Mandel Hall became a temple to Jewish […]

Feb 24, 2024
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Fine cast brings warmth, youthful spirit to Northwestern’s traditional “Hänsel und Gretel”

Opera with an edge may be all the rage these days, […]

Feb 23, 2024
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Lakeview Orchestra offers a worthy concert of German music

Less is more, said architectural hero Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, […]

Feb 19, 2024
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Chicago a cappella branches out impressively with a program of English choral music 

It’s been a good season for English choral music. Bella Voce […]

Feb 18, 2024
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Järvi makes a commanding CSO return as young cellist impresses in Elgar 

What a difference a week makes. Unlike the tired and rough-edged […]

Feb 16, 2024
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Gifted Schumann Quartet brings Viennese program to Logan Center

Hearing “Schumann Quartet,” one naturally thinks of the three works penned […]

Feb 10, 2024
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CSO returns from European tour with two debuts and uneven results 

It had to happen at some point in 2024 and the […]

Feb 09, 2024
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A starry trio offers intimate evening of Beethoven at Symphony Center 

For local listeners who have been keeping score, solo and orchestral […]

Feb 04, 2024
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