Conlon, Chicago Symphony vivid and stylish in Brahms and Zemlinsky at Ravinia – Jul 31, 2015

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is familiar to modern audiences– mostly [...]

Met reaches agreement with musicians union and chorus – Aug 18, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera reached an agreement early Monday morning with the musicians [...]

Grant Park Music Festival to wrap season with Bill Bolcom premiere – Aug 12, 2014

As the musical organization in Chicago most committed to works of American [...]

Bronfman brings the artistry, Zukerman provides the Zzzzzzzs – Apr 04, 2014

A coincidence of the concert calendar brings the two most overrated violinists [...]

A memorable night of singing with Fleming and Kaufmann at Lyric Opera of Chicago – Mar 21, 2014

Okay, so technically Lyric Opera of Chicago’s concert Wednesday night didn’t mark [...]

Tilson Thomas throws out the first lozenge at Chicago Symphony concert – Nov 25, 2013

Michael Tilson Thomas found a novel way for dealing with bronchial Chicago [...]

Fizz is off the champagne in Santa Fe Opera’s “Duchess of Gerolstein” – Jul 31, 2013

Listening to three hours of an Offenbach operetta will likely cause a [...]

Handel and Haydn Society brings biblical fervor to Handel’s “Jephtha” – May 04, 2013

The last time the Handel and Haydn Society performed Jephtha, memories of [...]

Verdi’s delightful “Un giorno” fit for a king at Sarasota Opera – Mar 20, 2013

Sarasota has been ground zero for Giuseppe Verdi aficionados in the U.S., [...]

Muti and the CSO mark Mahler’s passing with retro Italian program – Oct 07, 2011

For the third and final week of his fall residency with the [...]