8pm: The world premiere of Hymn for Everyone by CSO composer-in-residence Jessie Montgomery.
8pm: A concert from the archives.
9pm: A birthday salute to Gloria Steinem, Bonnie Guitar, and other history-making women.
Looking Forward from a Crossroads with Liza Malamut, Newberry’s New Director
"I’ve been fascinated with this music for a long time — it’s extremely unusual for our preconceived notions of what Renaissance music sounds like."
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Music Director TBA: Elgin Symphony Unveils Flagship Series for 2023-2024
Concerts featuring Christine Brewer, Brandon Patrick George, and more. But with a music director to be named in the coming months, we will have to wait to see who will conduct them.
Heaven and Earth: Music of the Baroque Announces 2023-24 Season
Boasting banner works like the Mozart Requiem and Bach’s St. John Passion, the season will feature eight programs performed at venues in and around Chicago.
Met Opera marks 1st year of Ukraine war with concert
“We demonstrate the free world’s ongoing cultural resolve to defend Ukraine’s liberty in the face of brutal oppression," said Met general manager Peter Gelb during intermission.
Seattle Opera puts story of Afghan women center stage
An opera based on the popular novel “A Thousand Splendid Suns," which is set in Afghanistan, is making its world debut in Seattle.
9 New Chicago Ensembles You Should Know
Spotlighting a new crop of arrivals to the vibrant Chicago classical music scene.
Watch Star Trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden Play Beach & Debussy
Beautiful renditions of works inspired by poetry.
Anthem for Charles III’s coronation written by Lloyd Webber
The work by Lloyd Webber is one of a dozen new pieces Charles commissioned for the grand occasion taking place May 6 at Westminster Abbey.
CSO 2023-24 Season Announced: Myriad Guest Conductors as Muti Era Closes
The season will be the first following the departure of Riccardo Muti as music director. But the maestro will be close at hand as he continues his association with the CSO.
Barenboim takes it day-by-day, balancing music with illness
Despite illness, Barenboim is determined to inhabit the conductor’s podium as much as possible.
Burt Bacharach, legendary composer of pop songs, dies at 94
Dionne Warwick was his favorite interpreter, but Bacharach also created prime material for Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones, and many others.
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