| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:48 AM
This season marks the 60th anniversary of Bernard Haitink's conducting debut, and, in that light, it's a pity the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's former principal conductor won't be spending more time with the ensemble he kept in such gleaming artistic shape...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It seems politicians these days are always telling us how they're working to make Orlando a world-class city for the arts. Yes, it's true that local arts organizations can always use more support. But for a world-class example of what they do with their...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters.
| Oct 18, 2013
Renowned pianist Emanuel Ax is the first artist to perform this season in the Visiting Artist Series of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park.
"Emanuel Ax is one of America's most prolific virtuosi," says John Sinclair, artistic director of the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The combo pack of Beethoven and beautiful weather has guaranteed popular success for many a Chicago Symphony Orchestra opening night at Ravinia. And so it was again on Thursday when the orchestra presented the first concert of its six-week summer...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Brooklyn Rider: For its Ravinia debut, the new-era string quartet sandwiches recent works by second violinist Colin Jacobsen between quartets by Mozart and Bartok. 8 p.m. Tuesday in Martin Theatre, Ravinia, Green Bay and Lake -Cook roads, Highland Park;...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season includes the return of favorites Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan; a musical commemoration of Kristallnacht; and the 79th Bach Festival.
The season is divided into three performance series...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Shriver Hall Concert Series has another lineup of notable classical artists in store for the 2013-14 season.
Mischa Maisky, said to be the only cellist who studied with two legendary cellists, Piatigorsky and Rostropovich, will open the season...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra heading home later this week from its tour of the Far East, the CSO Association is wasting no time releasing the programs and artists to be presented during the fall season at Symphony Center.
The orchestra's 2013-...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:19 AM
So omnivorous is Jeremy Denk's musical appetite, that one can easily imagine how confined this searching American pianist must sometimes feel when forced to box his wide-ranging sympathies within the narrow bounds of a conventional piano recital....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 11:06 AM
In classical music terms, one quartet plus one quartet equals an octet. You can hear that mathematical formula for yourself when the American String Quartet is joined by the Ariel String Quartet for a Candlelight Concert Society program on Saturday, Jan....