Denève eager to set sail at helm of New World Symphony – Sep 14, 2023

Stephane Denève believes concerts are “a transcendent experience that can only […]

The Weekly Stream – Sep 21, 2016

Every week the Internet produces a bounty of audio and video […]

Chicago Symphony goes back to the future, appointing Alex Klein principal oboe – Jun 26, 2016

Meet the new principal oboe. Same as the old principal oboe. […]

Salonen, Ma and Chicago Symphony deliver 20th-century sound and fury – Feb 28, 2016

Yo-Yo Ma, of course, is the main draw for many in […]

After a somber tribute, Lyric Opera serves up an elegant and exuberant “Merry Widow” – Nov 17, 2015

The horrific events that took place 24 hours earlier in Paris […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]