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  • Logan Center raises the dial on jazz

    Logan Center raises the dial on jazz
    Music lovers might not have anticipated it, but the sprawling arts center that the University of Chicago opened in 2012 has become an increasingly important player in Chicago jazz. Last season, the Logan Center for the Arts presented several major...
  • Belated report on a rewarding weekend of classical concerts

    Belated report on a rewarding weekend of classical concerts
    The weekend just gone by was filled with worthwhile performances. But, given one thing and another (especially a trip to New York for "The Death of Klinghoffer"), I didn't get around to filing a report. So, just for the record, here goes: Friday night's...
  • Recommended classical of the week

    Recommended classical of the week
    Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach concludes with two recitals. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, organists from the North Shore AGO chapter will perform at Alice Millar Chapel (1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston)....
  • Dr. Phillips gala dinner is sold out; show tickets remain

    Dr. Phillips gala dinner is sold out; show tickets remain
    The black-tie dinner and party that marks the grand opening of Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has sold out, a center spokesman said Thursday. Limited to 1,300 guests, the Nov. 15 event begins with a  begins with a cocktail...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...
  • Sex and the French

    Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy recently made international news by erecting a giant green sex toy in Paris' Place Vendome and calling it "Tree." Before the installation could officially open this week, some Paris residents forced the object's...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • ‘Gotham’ has deep pop culture resonance, actor Donal Logue says

     
    The push-pull relationship between upright detective Jim Gordon and his morally flexible partner Harvey Bullock is a driving feature on […]...
  • Tuesday Singers bid farewell on Tuesday

    For the love of music is — it's a passion that has driven musicians, music lovers and even philosophers. "Without music, life would be a mistake," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche. It's also been the driving force behind the Tuesday Singers, which for...
  • INTERVIEW-Conductor Chailly: Appeasing La Scala's "gods" with Italian opera

    * Chailly says Italian opera at La Scala is unique * Says Gewandhaus orchestra also benefits from tradition * Picked up music bug from hearing Mahler at age 10 By Michael Roddy LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly knows that...
  • While on tour, Muti conducts his 200th CSO concert

    While on tour, Muti conducts his 200th CSO concert
    LUXEMBOURG — Something notable that wasn't widely noted Tuesday was that Riccardo Muti conducted his 200th concert with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the modern Philharmonie concert hall. The bulk of these performances have taken place since...