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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for April, 2009

Beryl Satter (Author) (Rebroadcast from April 13, 2009)

Andrew’s guest is Beryl Satter, author of the new book Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and The Exploitation of Black Urban America–on a neglected period of Chicago history.

Haitink, Stotijn, and CSO in Webern, Mahler, and Schubert — the past isn’t even past

Here is my Saturday April 25 Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com review of the Thursday April 23, 2009, Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert with principal conductor Bernard Haitink and mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn. Haitink looks both ways before conducting with CSO BY ANDREW PATNER HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Repeated Saturday April 25 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday April 28 at more…

Chicago Opera Theater’s ‘La clemenza di Tito’ — stupenda!

Here is my Tuesday April 21 suntimes.com and Wednesday April 22 Chicago Sun-Times review of Chicago Opera Theater's Saturday April 18, 2009, opening night performance of Mozart's La clemenza di Tito. Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito' a trump at Chicago Opera Theater BY ANDREW PATNER HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Through May 1 Brian Dickie and Chicago Opera more…

Spinning discs of Chinary Ung and George Crumb on my radio show tonight

  Monday 20 April 2009 — 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. CDT Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner Those amazing folks at Bridge Records, the pride of New Rochelle, just keep them coming. I'll be featuring selections from their new offerings of the music of two follow-their-own-drummers American composers Chinary Ung (b. 1942, Takeo, Cambodia; above more…

Chinary Ung and George Crumb – New Releases

Andrew features new recordings of works by American composers Chinary Ung and George Crumb from Bridge Records

Haitink’s CSO Bruckner 8 — les révélations

Here is my Saturday April 18 Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com review of the Thursday April 16, 2009, Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert with principal conductor Bernard Haitink. Haitink, CSO offer new revelations on Bruckner BY ANDREW PATNER HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Repeated Saturday April 18 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Bernard Haitink has more…

My (radio) guest tonight — Beryl Satter on race, real estate, and exploitation in postwar Chicago

Photo: Chicago Sun-Times, March 23, 1970 Monday 13 April 2009 — 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. CDT Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner Chicago native Beryl Satter, associate professor and chairman of the department of history at Rutgers University at Newark, discusses her critically-acclaimed (and rightly so) new book Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the more…

Beryl Satter (Author)

Andrew’s guest is Beryl Satter, author of the new book Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and The Exploitation of Black Urban America–on a neglected period of Chicago history.

Abreu, Dudamel, and “El Sistema” — revolution by other, musical, means

Here is my Monday, April 13 Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com review of the three-day Chicago residency of Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela April 9 to 11, 2009, including the Orchestra Hall concert debut of the Bolívars on Friday April 12. The residency kicked off the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Chicago Young more…

Chicago Opera Theater says “It *is* spring, damn it!” — a season preview

Here is my Chicago Sun-Times April 12, 2009 "Sunday Show" and suntimes.com preview of the three-opera 2009 Spring Festival Season of Chicago Opera Theater, opening Saturday April 18 and running through May 26. Top talent takes to Chicago Opera Theater Well-connected company boss lures conductors, directors BY ANDREW PATNER While arts groups around the world more…