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2014/04/18 17:13
2014/04/18 17:13
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Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under guest music director Rollo Dilworth celebrates the evolution of gospel music, from pre-gospel classical works to the genre's full flowering in Chicago. 8...
2014/04/18 17:13
2014/04/18 17:13
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2014/04/16 21:14
2014/04/16 21:14
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Chicago arts organizations will receive $1,233,500 in grants from the National Endowment for The Arts this year, 2014 headlined by a $100,000 grant to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for its Movement As...
2014/04/14 23:00
2014/04/14 23:00
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The Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame awards banquet will be May 1, when the total number of individual inductees will grow to 50. The banquet, at Villa Olivia, 1401 W. Lake St., will celebrate the lives...
2014/04/12 17:25
2014/04/12 17:25
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On a stage filled with the 90 voices of three combined choirs, two acclaimed vocal soloists, two pianists and a Grammy Award-winning string quartet, Gabriela Lena Frank's "Songs of Cifar and the Sweet...
2014/04/11 18:24
2014/04/11 18:24
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Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Janacek's "Overture to From the House of the Dead" Thursday night at Symphony Center. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014 The growing and...
2014/04/11 07:10
2014/04/11 07:10
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The Palm Beach Pops has hired Lee Musiker as its music director and principal conductor for the 2014-15 season and plans to resume a regular schedule of concerts, officials announced this week. The...
2014/04/09 21:13
2014/04/09 21:13
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It may be comforting to someone somewhere — though I'm hard-pressed to figure out who or where — to know that Riccardo Muti, the esteemed music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2010,...
2014/04/07 16:24
2014/04/07 16:24
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Intertwining spectacle and site, John Preus’ “The Beast” (seen here in a rendering) becomes a new space for cultural inquiry, public dialogue and creative production within the Hyde Park Art Center,...
2014/04/07 16:15
2014/04/07 16:15
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Esa-Pekka Salonen's guest relationship with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has spanned a remarkably productive 26 years. The period neatly brackets the composer and conductor's rise from being a...
2014/04/05 22:14
2014/04/05 22:14
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Muti to deliver graduation speech at NorthwesternMuti to deliver graduation speech at Northwestern Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti will deliver the address at Northwestern...
2014/04/05 16:14
2014/04/05 16:14
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... Fue," one of the biggest hits of Latin pop icon Juan Gabriel, also offers an inadvertent theme for his latest U.S. tour, his first in seven years. The song (which in English translates as "So It...
2014/04/05 10:43
2014/04/05 10:43
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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti will deliver the address at Northwestern University's spring commencement. And the school plans to honor Stevie Wonder at...
2014/04/05 06:13
2014/04/05 06:13
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GrubHub Chief Executive Officer Matt Maloney wore a new navy, pinstriped, three-piece suit to his company's debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. And true to the tech-sector advocate he is,...
2014/04/05 03:13
2014/04/05 03:13
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It's an hour before the recital, and the concert hall is dark and empty. In a dressing room behind the stage, Wael Farouk puts on his black tuxedo. He turns toward his wife, so she can fasten the...
2014/04/01 22:15
2014/04/01 22:15
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Byron Janis is one of the most inspiring survivors in classical music. Despite decades of struggling to overcome the debilitating effects of, first, a childhood injury to his left hand, and, later,...
2014/03/28 17:14
2014/03/28 17:14
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Event: Going on a first date at the Art Institute Enhance it: President Barack Obama and wife, Michelle, had their first date here. The museum's content-rich Tours app creates an itinerary for your...
2014/03/28 12:13
2014/03/28 12:13
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A key to understanding Riccardo Muti's approach to Franz Schubert lies in his contention that the Austrian composer's music is all about "great intimacy and great reflection." You sensed a...
2014/03/27 17:14
2014/03/27 17:14
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... I play this,"Yo-Yo Masaid as he picked up his 1712 Davidoff Stradivarius cello, "tell me what you think about." This is Tuesday, around lunch. He played the prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No....
2014/03/25 22:13
2014/03/25 22:13
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It's no secret by now that Riccardo Muti is a man of passionate convictions, especially when it comes to speaking out about the central importance of music to a civilized society. It's a trope central...
2014/03/25 02:19
2014/03/25 02:19
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There was, he said, no hitch on Rutter’s side. “I was with the Chicago Symphony [where Rutter is currently president] in December,” he said, “just a week after the announcement of the Kennedy Center...
2014/04/18 17:13
2014/04/18 17:13
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