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John von Rhein

John von Rhein has been the classical music critic of The Chicago Tribune since 1977. During that time, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has had three music directors and Lyric Opera of Chicago four general directors. Von Rhein has covered innumerable other shifts (seismic and otherwise) on the local cultural scene, as well. Before joining The Tribune, he reviewed classical music and dance for the Akron Beacon Journal. His hobby is collecting classical music on recordings.
Review: Muti, CSO draw convincing contrasts in music of Debussy and Tchaikovsky

Riccardo Muti concludes his April CSO residency with a program of Debussy and Tchaikovsky favorites.

Recommended Chicago classical concerts for April 20-26

New music at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, plus John Williams and "Carmina Burana" downtown, highlight a diverse classical music week

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