Grant Park Music Festival opens summer season in spirited fashion

Opening night of the Grant Park Music Festival always feels like […]

Jun 15, 2023
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North Shore Chamber Fest opens with offbeat rep and a Russian chestnut

On Wednesday night, the North Shore Chamber Music Festival launched its […]

Jun 08, 2023
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Ólafsson brings fresh insight to late Mozart in sensational Chicago debut 

“Don’t worry, I’m not going to do stand-up comedy,” said pianist […]

May 08, 2023
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Williamson’s Copland sparks CSO program

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is offering a kinda-sorta American program this […]

Mar 24, 2023
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Gender and German get some updating in Northwestern Opera Theater’s “Magic Flute” 

Men and women, day and night, hot and cold, left brain […]

Feb 25, 2023
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Chicago Symphony does wonders for a pair of Schumann and Tchaikovsky orphans

Two unloved pieces by composers in the Western pantheon made up […]

Feb 24, 2023
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Dover Quartet brings humor, passion, and tranquility to an E-flat evening

Wednesday night’s concert at Galvin Recital Hall at Northwestern University was […]

Feb 16, 2023
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Conductor and pianist fail to impress in lackluster Elgin Symphony concert

As speculation continues about who will succeed Riccardo Muti downtown, the Elgin […]

Feb 05, 2023
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Lyric Opera’s darkly Freudian “Hansel and Gretel” returns in worthy revival

Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel made a largely successful return to the […]

Jan 26, 2023
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Jupiter Quartet ends Winter Chamber festival on the right note 

Seasoned Chicagoans know that concertgoing in January can be like foraging: […]

Jan 23, 2023
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