Superbly prepared by Duain Wolfe these 114 singers brought a suitably nuanced and restrained approach to this masterwork.
Lyric Opera deserves credit for going outside the conventional stable of opera designers for a startlingly fresh vision.
“People see ‘Revelations’ like they do the National Anthem at a ball game,” says Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle.
Across its four performances, ABT is alternating two completely different programs with a total of six complete works.
Chicago Opera Theater putting its spin on the work, which is set in the world of Victorian London in which a a serial killer is on the loose.
Dmitri Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, have been a big hit for pianist Alexander Melnikov, performing Sunday at the Univ. of Chicago.
The 40-minute choral work by David Lang was written for 1,000 people, who are called on to yell, whisper, clap and engage in some rudimentary singing.
The virtually sold-out program in Orchestra Hall on Saturday centered on two 19th-century stalwarts and a pair of crowd-pleasing, blue-chip artists.
Chicago-area art museums, galleries are primed for an exciting season.
Krijgh will join conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Festival Orchestra downtown, and two days later she will perform a recital at Ravinia.
The exhibit spotlights the struggles and triumphs of the more than 20,000 ex-residents of the internment camps who settled in Chicago.
It’s the artist’s first major retrospective in the United States in 10 years.
On May 13 at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the soprano will sing her final performance as the Marschallin in “Der Rosenkavalier.”