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Review: Jupiter String Quartet is Masterful at the Northwestern Winter Chamber Music Festival

  The third and final weekend of the 2019 Northwestern Winter Chamber Music Festival opened in a marvelous way as the Jupiter String Quartet gave masterful performances of two titans […]

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Preview: Orion Ensemble Goes Back to Its Roots

In its second offering of the 2016-17 season, the Orion Ensemble goes back to its roots with three of its founding members playing music from the 20th century. Serenade by […]

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Preview: Chicago Sinfonietta Goes Unhinged with the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Opening its 2016-17 season in a wild and exuberant fashion, conductor Mei-Ann Chen and the Chicago Sinfonietta present Unhinged, an evening featuring the ersatz histrionics of the Anderson & Roe […]

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Preview: Duo Belcorde Opens the 11th Chicago Latino Music Festival

Celebrating the rich musical heritage of Latin America and Spain, the 11th installment of Chicago’s Latino Music Festival kicks off with the violin and guitar Duo Belcorde performing music from […]

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Concert Preview: Chicago Ensemble Offers a Feast of Modern and Contemporary, with a Taste of Bach

The Chicago Ensemble serves up their latest menu of modern and contemporary fare at 3pm Sunday at the International House, University of Chicago, Hyde Park. This eclectic group has kept […]

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Grant Park Music Festival Offers Something for Everyone in 2016

Carlos Kalmar returns to his 17th season with the Grant Park Music Festival for an interesting and varied program for the summer of 2016. From an opening display of Mussorgsky’s […]

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