There’s opera in Chicago, and Andrew tells you about it in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew shares some of the commissioned pieces from U.S. composers on “American Vernacular: new music for solo piano,” the latest recording from Midwest pianist Nicholas Phillips. (And an additional teaser, too, from Chicago composer Bernard Rands, who celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday.)
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
The first of our series of Lincoln Reconsidered programs with guest George Anastaplo (Lincoln scholar, philosopher, and professor of law, Loyola University of Chicago), who passed away earlier this month at the age of 88.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reads poetry relating to Homer’s Odyssey from a recent issue of Poetry Magazine.
Monday, February 17, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with young Romanian-born American conductor Cristian Macelaru, associate conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Macelaru leads this coming week’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts: works of Stravinsky, Ravel, and Debussy curated by Pierre Boulez.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew brings you more from James Thurber’s “Fables for Our Time.”
Monday, February 10, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew speaks with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti in the conclusion of a new, two-part conversation.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reviews Lyric Opera of Chicago’s staging of Rossini’s Barber of Seville, comment’s on the extension of Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director Riccardo Muti’s contract, and more.
Monday, February 3, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew speaks with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti in the first of a new, two-part conversation.