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MTT, New World provide a season highlight with American program – May 10, 2021

The musicians of the New World Symphony have played under some […]

Ensemble Correspondances brings the Louvre’s musical pleasures to life  – May 09, 2021

The joys of the free concert series at the Library of […]

Lise Davidsen stunning in program of rarities for Vocal Arts DC – Mar 20, 2021

Vocal Arts DC scored quite a coup in presenting the first […]

COT’s offbeat “Taking Up Serpents” gives notice of a talented new composer – Mar 02, 2021

Chicago Opera Theater continued its online season Saturday night with the […]

Chicago Opera Theater to premiere expanded version of Sankaram’s “Taking Up Serpents” – Feb 26, 2021

Chicago Opera Theater continues its adventurous digital season with a streamed […]

Trifonov’s defiant, authoritative Prokofiev takes the prize in streamed program – Feb 23, 2021

Even globe-trotting pianists have had their touring plans curtailed during the […]

Philadelphia’s BalletX navigates uncertain times with ingenuity – Jan 21, 2021

Presenting dance performances during a global pandemic is a test of […]

Streaming CSO Sessions provide aural, visual balm to listeners in lockdown – Dec 18, 2020

Ten months into the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, in […]

Dover Quartet launches Beethoven cycle with quicksilver elegance – Dec 16, 2020

Beethoven: String Quartets, Op. 18, nos. 1-6. Dover Quartet (Cedille, two […]

Albulescu brings vitality, balance to familiar Beethoven – Dec 10, 2020

Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5 “Emperor”; Eugene Albulescu, pianist […]