The dazzling, mostly young cast portrays Verdi’s tormented figures as reflective about their deeds.
Nancy Malitz - For The Sun-Times
Despite some pre-show hitches, a fine cast lead by Nina Stemme captures all the intensity of Strauss’ operatic thriller.
Massenet’s funny, vaguely erotic take on Cinderella makes an ideal holiday treat.
Orchestras are now whiter, older and more male than are workplaces as a whole, and so is their music, and their audience.
What a sense of Chicago history there was in Orchestra Hall on Thursday.
John Frame and Vita Tzykun give a behind-the-scene glimpse of the design of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new, multimillion-dollar “Faust.”
Two New York concerts reaffirm Muti and CSO’s current eminence among the world’s greatest musical ensembles.