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  • Taking inspiration from opera visionary Gerard Mortier

     Taking inspiration from opera visionary Gerard Mortier
    Gerard Mortier, who died of cancer on Saturday at age 70, is being widely eulogized for the incalculable role he played in the opera world in the years he headed opera companies in Brussels, Paris and Madrid. Most notably he revolutionized the Salzburg...
  • Pianist Kissin in commanding form in Schubert-Scriabin recital

     Pianist Kissin in commanding form in Schubert-Scriabin recital
    The recital program given by Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin Sunday afternoon at Orchestra Hall added dimension to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's present cycle of the Schubert symphonies under Riccardo Muti. At the same time, it provided valuable insights...
  • Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees

    Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees
    Let's start with the obvious: This has been a harsh, crummy winter, and at times just about everyone has preferred to stay indoors rather than to deal with extreme cold, snow and dicey walking or driving conditions. So it stands to follow that Netflix,...
  • Chicago-area classical concert recommendations

    Chicago-area classical concert recommendations
    Ars Viva: Alan Heatherington conducts music for string orchestra, including Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin's colorfully scored ballet based on music from Bizet's "Carmen," Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and Vaughan Williams' Oboe Concerto, with...
  • Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead

    Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead
    Pope Benedict XVI has long been a classical music fan and in the next few weeks, he will take time out from his schedule to attend two classical concerts. Riccardo Muti is set to lead a concert at the Vatican this week for the pope in honor of the...
  • CSO, Muti announce tours of Far East, Mexico in 2012-13

    CSO, Muti announce tours of Far East, Mexico in 2012-13
    No sooner have the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti unpacked their bags from their successful tour of Russia and Italylast month than they are making plans for two more foreign trips together next season. The music director will take his...
  • News of the Weird: Love hotels and petting zoos

    News of the Weird: Love hotels and petting zoos
    Sophisticated automobile technology makes high-performance engines purr in relative silence, but automakers fear that their most demanding drivers are emotionally attached to the engines' roar. Consequently, as Car and Driver reported in April, the 2012...
  • CSO conductor Riccardo Muti gets American Academy prize

    CSO conductor Riccardo Muti gets American Academy prize
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti has added yet another honor to his long list of awards. On Monday at a gala ceremony in Rome, the Italian maestro, 70, was presented with the 2012 McKim Medal from the American Academy in Rome....
  • Day 10: Recharging the engines in the maestro's native Naples

    Day 10: Recharging the engines in the maestro's native Naples
    NAPLES, Italy — And on the 10th day they rested — or at least did some sightseeing. Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have been in high gear since arriving in Moscow April 16, and although the following day was a recovery day (with an...
  • Segerstrom's 2012-13 season: 'War Horse,' Mariinsky, Barbara Cook

     
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa announces its lineup for its 2012-13 season, with highlights including the Mariinsky Ballet, Broadway legend Barbara Cook and touring productions of "War Horse," "Billy Elliot, the Musical" and "Anything...
  • Should Fabio Luisi become music director of the Met Opera?

     
    Mark Swed considers whether Fabio Luisi, given his spotty record, would be the right man to succeed James Levine as music of the Metropolitan Opera....
  • Music review: Riccardo Muti, Chicago Symphony at Segerstrom Hall

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's return to Southern California after a 25-year absence, with Riccardo Muti conducting, at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall....