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Beauty in the Strangest Places

Chicago Symphony Orchestraat Orchestra Hall, November 27, December 3, and December 10 Pierre Boulez is the best orchestra conductor alive. He’s also the most cold-blooded. His rep hasn’t changed for decades: he’s the ultraintellectual modernist, the disdainer of imprecision and emotional sloppiness, the unyielding advocate of all music harsh, obscure, and avant-garde. It’s true that […]