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Nicholas Kraemer conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Guest Soprano Amanda Forsythe and the Chicago Symphony Chorus in a very special all-Handel program
Returning to Lyric Opera of Chicago after more than 20 years, Don Quichotte is a great adventure and wonderful show. Sir Andrew Davis conducts the orchestra and the show is directed by Matthew Ozawa
In the summer of 1962, a young man wandered into Greenwich Village to hear some folk music and was mesmerized. The artist was Bob Dylan and the young man, this writer. Half a century later I got to see him again at the WinStar World Casino and Resort
The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players aka the members of The Metropolis Oboe Quartet, put on a varied and eclectic concert at The City Winery
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2016-2017 Series continued with an 80th birthday celebration concert for iconic American Composer Steve Reich
Musical legend "Dr. John" with his band, the "Nite Riders", and guest artists Telmary, Nicholas Payton, Musical Director Sarah Morrow and a strong Chicago horn section, paid tribute to Louis Armstrong at Symphony Center
Stellar French conductor Emmanuel Krivine with Russian virtuoso pianist Denis Kozhukin perform a program of technical virtuosity with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, under the baton of Orbert Davis, performed a thrilling concert entitled "Americana" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, including great guest performers and 3 world premieres
“Wentworth,” the hit Australian TV series streaming on Netflix continues to gain fans with its true-to-life plots and its gripping soundtrack.Composer Richard Pleasance talks to Splash about the making of the music of the dark and gritty show.
Sex drugs and rock n' roll make this version of Barber of Seville hilarious and local
On November 20th at noon The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players will serve up chamber classics at The City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph Street at noon
Musical legend "Dr. John" and his band, "The Nite Trippers" with Sarah Morrow and Nicholas Payton join a great Chicago horn section for his concert "The Spirit of Satch:A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" on November 18th at Symphony Center
Chicago Opera Theater joins forces with "Culture Clash" in a kinky revival of Henry Purcell's deathless reinterpretation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
The Symphony Center Presents Chamber Music Series brings internationally renowned classical artists to Symphony Center for four recital programs featuring diverse chamber music repertoire each season
The Chicago Sinfonietta presented a very special concert in honor of "Dia de Los Metros"- it was a celebration in music and film
"Haunted Hearts", the second concert in the Chicago Philharmonic's "Season of Love", was a pre-Halloween showcase with Jory Vinicour on harpsichord, specially amplified clavinet, spooky readings and more!
Fulcrum Point New Music Project is a Chicago leader in diverse new music, hosting multidisciplinary events, generating educational programs, commissioning and recording innovative works
Boomerang Dance and Performance Project presented "Repercussion" at Steppenwoolf's 1700 Theatre- athletic moves with Deerhoof's drummer and drums
In 2016 COTA had the highest ever overall attendance during the race weekend. Over the three-day weekend there was a total record attendance of 269,889 people. Taylor Swift booked her only concert of 2016
If you love the music of Lucia di Lammermoor and have always really wondered what it would look like gorgeously costumed and set in a gray box, you’re in luck. This production is what the Lyric Opera is offering from October 15 to November 6.
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