Brenna Pierson-Tucker and Christopher Tucker’s company brings three world premieres to Links Hall.
In An American Story for Actor and Orchestra, Hershey Felder fails to save the 16th president—or the script.
Beethoven and Quasimodo are singing panelists in The Hunchback Variations Opera
Hershey Felder has both the acting chops and musicianship to play Leonard Bernstein
If Butler wins it all, will headline writers be able to come up with anything but the obvious?
Part of “Beethoven, Bach and the Composers Sleeping in the Coffin,” on display at Northwestern University Dittmar Gallery
Pianist AndrÃ¡s Schiff celebrates his completion of the Beethoven sonata cycle with a recital Sunday at Symphony Center.
The St. Lawrence Quartet, a Canadian group founded in 1989, has earned a reputation for spontaneity and informal persuasiveness. Their latest CD, of three Shostakovich quartets, stresses the music’s humanity; it’s less menacing than some recordings, and the playing–anchored by cellist Christopher Costanza, a former member of the Chicago String Quartet and the Chicago Chamber […]
A diamond made in Elk Grove Village from Beethoven’s hair.
Returning to Orchestra Hall for the fourth year in a row as part of his ongoing survey of the Beethoven piano sonatas, Alfred Brendel this time tackles the most difficult and emotionally rewarding of the cycle, the last three sonatas. Never mind that just about every worthy pianist is embarking on the same project–though in […]