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  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Parker Millsap's blistering character studies

    Parker Millsap's blistering character studies
    Parker Millsap left the Pentecostal faith of his youth some time ago. But the singer-songwriter still performs with the passion of an evangelist at an old-time tent revival. Only 21, Millsap is gaining considerable notice with his self-titled Okrahoma...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The popular guitarist Milos Karadaglic makes his Ravinia and CSO debut playing Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," with pianist Orion Weiss playing Rachmaninov on the same program, led by Robert Moody; 8 p.m. Friday; $25-$50,...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene

    Millennium Park's impact on summer classical scene
    The impact of Millennium Park and its gleaming, otherworldly outdoor concert hall, Pritzker Pavilion, on the area's summer classical music scene cannot be overstated. Both have become Chicago icons within the 10 years they have served as the state-of-...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more

    Jazz picks: Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Alon Nechushtan and more
    A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming this weekend. Jesse Harris, Anthony Wilson and Petra Haden Maybe best known for his longtime work with Norah Jones (those are his fingerprints on the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why"), singer-...
  • Producers Will Swing Big to Keep Tupac Musical Open on Broadway

    Reviews were mixed and sales are downright dire. Which is why all of Broadway is wondering: When will "Holler If Ya Hear Me" throw in the towel? Not yet, according to Eric L. Gold, the Hollywood veteran who is the lead producer of the Tupac Shakur...
  • My hate-love affair with Ray LaMontagne's 'Supernova'

    My hate-love affair with Ray LaMontagne's 'Supernova'
    The word from RCA Records came over the digital transom at 12:41 p.m. Feb. 25: The first song from Ray LaMontagne’s eagerly awaited album “Supernova” was being released. The lead paragraph of the email included a tantalizing SoundCloud...
  • Mariners Church hosts free summer concert series

    Mariners Church celebrates summer with a free concert series kicking off Saturday and running through Aug. 16. The series will feature musical groups performing on six consecutive Saturday nights. Musicians taking the stage are Mike Edel, a native of...
  • Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO

    Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO
    The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them. The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...