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  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Cantin, Bridges among Lyric's brightest rising stars of Ryan Opera Center

    Cantin, Bridges among Lyric's brightest rising stars of Ryan Opera Center
    It seems rather a shame that Lyric Opera restricts admission to "Rising Stars in Concert," the company's showcase concerts by the young singers of its Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center professional development program, to donors and media...
  • Fleming, Kaufmann bring fans to their feet at first joint Lyric concert

     Fleming, Kaufmann bring fans to their feet at first joint Lyric concert
    No disrespect to soprano Renee Fleming, but the leading attraction of Lyric Opera's Subscriber Appreciation Concert in which she appeared Wednesday night was her co-star, German superstar singer Jonas Kaufmann, the hottest and most sought-after tenor in...
  • Jane Lynch to host Lyric diamond gala

    Jane Lynch to host Lyric diamond gala
    Jane Lynch is going operatic. The Dolton native and “Glee” star will emcee Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 60th anniversary concert, Nov. 1 at the Civic Opera House, the company announced Wednesday. Joining the actress and the international...
  • Placido Domingo to perform at New York City Opera concert

    Placido Domingo to perform at New York City Opera concert
    Plácido Domingo, whose early international singing career took off after appearing with the New York City Opera, will appear at a concert this month to commemorate that company, which declared bankruptcy and ceased operations last year. "New York City...
  • 'Death of Klinghoffer' to make Metropolitan Opera debut

    Assailed as anti-Semitic and pro-Palestinian when it premiered in 1991, John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" has long been an artistic hot potato that many major opera companies have found too controversial to produce. In October, the Metropolitan...
  • Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo together in Los Angeles

    Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo together in Los Angeles
    In 1995, a rising young soprano named Renée Fleming sang her first opening night at the Metropolitan Opera in a production of Verdi's "Otello," with Plácido Domingo in the title role. On Thursday, Fleming paid Domingo tribute for helping her with that...
  • Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming

    Super Bowl XLVIII: New Jersey Symphony to accompany Renee Fleming
    When soprano Renée Fleming takes to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl, she will sing to music performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. But the accompaniment will be a recording, not a live...
  • CSO's search to replace Deborah Rutter

    CSO's search to replace Deborah Rutter
    Much has changed inside and outside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since Deborah Rutter — then Deborah Card — moved from running the Seattle Symphony to becoming CSO Association president in 2003. She inherited an organization that was...
  • A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric

    A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric
    No one expects the course of creating a brand-new opera to run absolutely smoothly, any more than the course of true love. Four hundred years of operatic history suggest it seldom does. But the gestation of "Bel Canto," an operatic adaptation of Ann...
  • Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin

    Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin
    If you asked true blue Boston Red Sox fans during much of the 20th century if they would sell their soul to the devil in order to lift the famed "curse" from their team, you would probably get more than a few volunteers. That's Joe DiPietro's wicked...