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Sir Andrew Davis marks his 25th anniversary at Lyric Opera with Wagner’s epic “Meistersinger” – Feb 05, 2013

SAD—Talk about misleading monograms. Technically, the initials Lyric Opera of Chicago staffers [...]

Back to Brahms: Steven Isserlis to revisit a favorite and explore new works on U.S. tour – Jan 21, 2013

In 1984, a 25-year-old cellist named Steven Isserlis recorded his first album, [...]

Conductor Susanna Mälkki is making big waves on the world’s music stages – Dec 11, 2012

A petite, dark-haired woman walked into the orchestra pit at La Scala, [...]

Marking its tenth anniversary, ICE looks to expand its new-music cool – Nov 30, 2012

The International Contemporary Ensemble has never been afraid of thinking big. Plans [...]

As Florida Grand Opera opens season, new director charts an ambitious and adventurous course – Nov 13, 2012

The day after Susan Danis moved to Miami to take up the [...]

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba to make belated South Florida debut in West Palm Beach – Nov 01, 2012

They travel in two buses, with an espresso machine on board to [...]

Maya Beiser’s “Elsewhere” to offer a feminist take on Lot’s wife at BAM – Oct 16, 2012

In popular culture, opera is often depicted as a riotous spectacle inhabited [...]

For 25 years New World Symphony alums are making beautiful music in different ways – Sep 30, 2012

As an alumnus of the New World Symphony, Zeneba Bowers has established [...]

Young organist celebrates Vierne with North American tour – Jul 03, 2012

It’s summertime and Chicago’s concert calendar is easy, with most significant classical [...]

New York Philharmonic to close season with Stockhausen’s tri-orchestral “Gruppen” – Jun 27, 2012

On a recent afternoon in New York City’s Park Avenue Armory, Matthias [...]