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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for October, 2014

Music and Reflections on WFMT’s 60th Anniversary (rebroadcast)

In this encore presentation from 2011, Andrew celebrates WFMT’s 60th Anniversary with music and reflections of years-past.

This Week’s Choice

Andrew talks about Chicago’s many fine, small-budget music ensembles in this week’s Critic’s Choice.

Anthony Freud (Part 2 of 2)

AnthonyFreud

In the first of a new two-part program, Andrew’s guest is Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, who shares and discusses music that has been important to him throughout his professional and personal life.

Anthony Freud

AnthonyFreud

In the first of a new two-part program, Andrew’s guest is Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, who shares and discusses music that has been important to him throughout his professional and personal life.

Calixto Bieito (rebroadcast)

In this encore presentation of Critical Thinking from March of 2012, Andrew’s guest is Spanish opera and theatre stage director Calixto Bieito, discussing his controversial European opera stagings and his 2012 production and adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Camino Real at the Goodman Theatre.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra October 3, 2014 concert review: Riccardo Muti, Polish and Russian program, Christopher Martin, trumpet

  Chicago Sun-Times, Saturday October 4, 2014 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti, conductor Christopher Martin, trumpet Repeats Saturday at 8:30 p.m. [note late start time] Orchestra Hall 220 South Michigan Avenue Tickets: $22-$240. (312) 294-3000, cso.org By Andrew Patner RECOMMENDED Riccardo Muti brings his fall residency with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to a close — more…

Don Giovanni at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Andrew recommends Robert Falls’s Lyric Opera Don Giovanni.