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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 […]

Polenzani kicks off a virtual Vocal Arts DC season with strong program – Dec 01, 2020

After hearing last spring that most of their subscribers did not […]

Seraphic Fire looks to the past for a pandemic season – Nov 06, 2020

The composers of Medieval and Renaissance Europe knew something about epidemics, […]

Haymarket Opera goes to Hollywood, opening 10th season with a filmic “Acis and Galatea” – Nov 02, 2020

For opera lovers, the live-music shutdown due to Covid-19 has been […]

Wu Han, Lincoln Center Chamber Society retool for a virtual broadcast season – Oct 23, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic canceled the end of last season and […]