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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Review: An American classic is rescued by Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra

    Review: An American classic is rescued by Kalmar, Grant Park Orchestra
    Squeezed between two blockbuster music events over the holiday weekend – the opening salvo of the Grateful Dead farewell tour at Soldier Field, and the annual Independence Day blowout at Millennium Park – the Grant Park Orchestra concert on Friday night at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion could easily have been lost in the proverbial shuffle.
  • For Minimalist music mastermind Terry Riley, a major birthday bash

    For Minimalist music mastermind Terry Riley, a major birthday bash
    Terry Riley turned 80 on June 24, and not unexpectedly, the honors for the mastermind of musical Minimalism have been hardly minimal. London, Amsterdam and Paris have been taking particular note of the milestone. New York radio station WQXR offered a 24-...

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    The Knights: The always remarkable soprano Dawn Upshaw joins the popular New York-based string ensemble for a program of vocal and instrumental works by Schubert, Dvorak, Luciano Berio, Gyorgy Ligeti and others. 7 p.m. Sunday, Martin Theatre, Ravinia,...

    Movie monsters inspire 'Symphonic Fury' at the Pickwick

    Movie monsters inspire 'Symphonic Fury' at the Pickwick
    Sometimes, it takes a major fan to pull off a major fan event. That certainly seems to be true in the case of "Symphonic Fury! The Music of Japanese Monsters," romping and stomping in an orchestral concert setting July 10 at the Pickwick Theater in...

    Classical: Valley Vivaldi features recorder and violin

    Round two of the Valley Vivaldi summer music series comes to Christ Lutheran Church in Allentown Sunday, June 28, featuring music for the recorder and violin. On the program are works by Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Telemann and Albinoni. Featured soloists are...