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  • Park Ridge orchestra salutes military in pre-Presidents Day concert

    The Park Ridge Civic Orchestra marked a night of patriotic music in time for Presidents Day with its "Americana" concert on Feb. 11. Singer Wayne Messmer was the special celebrity guest of the night in which veterans and current members of the U.S....
  • New choices offered to Deerfield middle schoolers

    New choices offered to Deerfield middle schoolers
    Eighth graders at Shepard and Caruso Middle Schools will get to choose some of their courses next year for the first time in their academic careers. A middle school curriculum change to move band and orchestra into the school day as a class for credit...
  • Romantic balladeers swing in Valentine's Day shows

    Romantic balladeers swing in Valentine's Day shows
    Through either a glorious fluke of programming or rather ingenious planning, or both, three unusually charismatic male jazz singers will be serenading the Chicago area this Valentine's Day weekend. That's a remarkable confluence of talent considering...
  • REVIEW: 'The Iceman Cometh' at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

     REVIEW: 'The Iceman Cometh' at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
    NEW YORK — Some three years after its genesis in Chicago and with its huge, original cast intact, director Robert Falls' five-hour epic production of "The Iceman Cometh" is improbably reborn in Brooklyn, propelled into the shabby-chic confines of...
  • The end of the affair

    The message on the phone was there waiting for me after a long day and longer week at work. The news was sad but not unexpected. Like the death of a dear aunt who had been putting up a good fight for years. The time to let her go in peace had finally...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 15 Concert Jazz on Sunday presents Quartet 122 at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $10-$15. Information: 410-636-6597 or chesapeakearts.org. Musical theater The Performing Arts...
  • Minnesota Orchestra will be 1st from US to perform in Cuba

    The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first ensemble from the U.S. to perform in Cuba since President Barack Obama moved to re-establish ties and rebuild economic relations with the Communist-led country. Minnesota Orchestra CEO Kevin Smith told...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Rembrandt Chamber Players: The radiant Chicago soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg performs selections from Canteloube's "Songs of the Auvergne," on the same program as works by Mozart, Schumann and Chicago composer Sebastian Huydts. 7:30 p.m. Friday,...
  • US orchestra travel to Cuba in major cultural exchange

    The Minnesota Orchestra announced Thursday that it will play two concerts in Cuba in May in what's believed to be the first major cultural exchange between the two countries since their leaders announced a move toward warmer relations. Orchestra CEO...
  • Satori looks east to traditional Japan

    Chamber music ensemble Satori has brought us music from across the globe, with stops from Armenia to Zanzibar. But rarely does it stay in one place for long — it loves to mix things up. Not so with "Satori East," a concert featuring the...
  • Symphony meets the circus in Allentown

    Symphony meets the circus in Allentown
    Most people attend orchestra concerts to hear the music, and most musicians join the orchestras to play it. Yet in the course of their long histories, many symphony orchestras have played host to such added attractions as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Jose...