“When the Wolves Came In,” a trio of dances inspired by the classic protest album We Insist! Freedom Now Suite, comes to the MCA this weekend.
Two solo performances are among this week’s best bets.
The progressive ensemble delivers an inviting concert tonight.
Spektral Quartet crowdfunds modern-classical ringtones, Dean Ween sits in with a local Ween tribute band, and more.
International Contemporary Ensemble gives the world premiere of David Lang’s new The Whisper Opera this week.
Minimalism, old and new, plus scary posthardcore and psychedelic strip-club rap
Chicago’s Anubis Quartet presents an exciting program of new music with guest violist Nadia Sirota on Monday night.
A review of Eighth Blackbird’s benefit at Violet Hour
Peter Margasak’s 40 favorite albums of the year, part three.
Contempo opens its new season Tuesday with a mixture of jazz and classical music, including the Chicago premiere of a new piece by Nico Muhly.
Young folk musician Sam Amidon, opening for and collaborating with Nico Muhly tonight, is a fine antidote to freak-folk.
Bright young thing Nico Muhly talks with WFMT’s Andrew Patner.