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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for February 27, 2010

Muti/Chicago 2010-2011– Sun-Times story 3: Muti’s press conference presentation and a brief interview

Here is the third of three Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com stories on Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's upcoming 2010-2011 season, its first with Muti as music director. Herewith my take on Muti's presentation at the Thursday press conference and a brief interview I had with him immediately following that, as reported in the more…

Muti/Chicago 2010-2011– Sun-Times story 2: visiting orchestras, chamber music, and piano series

Here is the second of three Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com stories on Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's upcoming 2010-2011 season, its first with Muti as music director. Herewith the visiting orchestra, chamber music, and piano series as reported in the Thursday February 25, 2010, edition. Muti's role in the new CSO season Symphony more…

Muti/Chicago 2010-2011– Sun-Times story 1: details of the new season

Ye olde 'blogge picked an odd time to cycle out for annual maintenance, what with an Italian conductor flying into town for a few hours and dropping piles of thick press packets wherever he went. Here is the first of three Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com stories on Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's upcoming more…

CSO: Noseda’s first-rate debut, Lupu’s depth and elegance

Here is my Saturday Chicago Sun-Times and suntimes.com review of the Thursday February 25, 2010, Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert with guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda and pianist Radu Lupu. Skill on the podium and at the piano for CSO concert Top level debut by conductor Noseda, depth and elegance from pianist Lupu BY ANDREW PATNER RECOMMENDED more…