Performances

Aimard wraps a Ligeti series in Chicago with precision and intensity – Mar 08, 2018

The University of Chicago Presents’ season-long festival devoted to György Ligeti reached […]

Mutter’s memorable Bach towers in Carnegie recital – Mar 06, 2018

It isn’t easy sharing the bill with a monument of Western civilization.  […]

Trifonov and Babayan bring depth and fireworks to two-piano program – Mar 05, 2018

No sooner had one Nor’easter blown out to sea than a new […]

Quatuor Ebène launches U.S. tour with impassioned Chicago debut – Mar 05, 2018

Quatuor Ebène made its Chicago debut Friday night at Mandel Hall on […]

Chicago Symphony brass, mezzo Margaine in the spotlight with world premiere, French rarity – Feb 04, 2018

On Thursday night, Riccardo Muti conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a […]

Adès’ “Exterminating Angel” proves spellbinding in Met’s American premiere – Oct 29, 2017

At the Metropolitan Opera, the memorable performances usually happen with great renditions […]

A keyboard legend and Italian orchestra strike sparks in Boston – Oct 25, 2017

The Celebrity Series welcomed a musical legend to Symphony Hall Sunday evening. […]

Gardiner and colleagues wrap Chicago Monteverdi series with the cynical, glorious “Poppea” – Oct 19, 2017

Even those who have been reveling in the past week’s Monteverdi marathon […]

Monteverdi to the max: Chicago’s Harris Theater kicks off rare opera cycle with a captivating, revelatory “L’Orfeo” – Oct 14, 2017

Monteverdi madness has begun. The Harris Theater opened its season Thursday night […]

National Symphony celebrates Noseda and Bernstein at the Kennedy Center – Sep 26, 2017

On Sunday evening, the usual mix of elite Washington politicians, media figures, […]