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  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach continues with David Schrader performing. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. The series runs through Oct. 26. $25; 773-279-2120, wfmt.com...
  • Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter

     Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter
    This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport. But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the...
  • At 90, pianist Menahem Pressler as busy as ever with concerts, recording, teaching

    At 90, pianist Menahem Pressler as busy as ever with concerts, recording, teaching
    Menahem Pressler couldn't be much busier these days. After the German-born pianist gives a recital this weekend for the Candlelight Concert Society, he'll head off for engagements in Europe. He'll be back there in November, then again in December,...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder

    Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder
    Betty G. Bertaux, a composer and music educator who was the founder of the Children's Chorus of Maryland that grew to become a prototype for community children's choruses, died Oct. 10 at her home in Naples, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. She was 76....
  • Dufour off CSO's Europe tour, 'on leave'

    Dufour off CSO's Europe tour, 'on leave'
    Mathieu Dufour is to be replaced with a substitute principal flute for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s European concert tour this month and next under music director Riccardo Muti. The news broke just a day before most of the orchestra...
  • Kennedy Center president outlines her vision for linking arts, communities

    WASHINGTON After an illustrious career heading orchestras in Chicago, Seattle and Los Angeles, Deborah Rutter is now in the glare of the national spotlight as the new president and the first woman to lead the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing...
  • Book review: Cary Elwes relives 'The Princess Bride' in 'As You Wish'

    Book review: Cary Elwes relives 'The Princess Bride' in 'As You Wish'
    SPOILER ALERT: This book review may contain spoilers for the film “The Princess Bride,” so if you haven’t seen it ... what are you waiting for? Go watch it. “As You Wish” by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden 3.5 stars out of 4...
  • U.S premiere of space-inspired work for orchestra and iPads

     U.S premiere of space-inspired work for orchestra and iPads
    Talk about out of this world. Inspired by the NASA's Voyager program, which launched two unmanned space probes in 1977, English composer Warren Greveson has created a new work titled "Voyager." Truly a product of the modern age, Greveson scored the...
  • Q&A: Orlando City president Phil Rawlins on stadium groundbreaking, TV deal and more

    Q&A: Orlando City president Phil Rawlins on stadium groundbreaking, TV deal and more
    Orlando City will not begin play in its new soccer-specific stadium until 2016, but the club’s groundbreaking on Thursday represents yet another major milestone for a franchise as it prepares for its start in MLS in March. The club had an...
  • 'We the People' brings civics lesson to students

    Students from schools across Windham County gathered at the Hyde Cultural Center in Woodstock on Oct. 8 for a lesson in civics. The fourth- through eighth-grade students were treated to "We the People," a TheaterWorks USA musical about the workings of the...