Update Your Classical Calendars

Chicago-area classical concerts announced for 2023 and beyond.

Watch an All-French Concert

Music by Chaminade, Ravel, and Lili Boulanger.

Tommy Prine doesn’t dodge his father’s legacy but makes his own way in compelling debut

Tommy Prine never set out to be a singer-songwriter, but it proved to be a "saving grace" after losing his father, John Prine.

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Life and Times?

Composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff lived at the crossroads of continents, centuries, and cultures. How well do you know the strange and changing times Rachmaninoff lived in?

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto dies at 71

Sakamoto was a pioneer in electronics music of the late 1970s.

Rachmaninoff 150: A Celebration

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birth, acclaimed musicians discuss and perform his compositions.

A New Angle On Mozart in Immersive Exhibit

"They did not want to turn this into the Mamma Mia of Mozart. This isn’t Mozart’s greatest hits."

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Music of Sergei Rachmaninoff?

You’ve heard his works before: from his wildly popular piano concertos to his haunting preludes. But how much do you really know about Sergei Rachmaninoff's music? Take our quiz to find out!

Nicholas Lloyd Webber, son of famed composer, dies at 43

The Grammy-nominated composer, record producer and eldest son of Andrew Lloyd Webber, died Saturday in England after a protracted battle with gastric cancer and pneumonia.

Pioneer of gospel music rediscovered in Pittsburgh archives

Charles Henry Pace was one of the first African American gospel music composers in the US and owned of one of the first independent, Black gospel music publishing companies.

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."

Ravinia Announces 2023 Season

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2023 Ravinia residency features conductor Marin Alsop and a lineup of other leading conductors.

Update Your Calendars: Chicago-Area Classical Concerts Announced for 2023 and Beyond

Peruse our ever-updating list of exciting season announcements!

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