In this week’s Critic’s Choice, Andrew discusses some of Chicago’s German connections.
Monday, May 20, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew shares the first of two new conversations with poet, essayist, and outgoing editor of Poetry magazine, Christian Wiman.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Would you review a concert before the first note is played? Why, then, are buildings reviewed before they open? Andrew ponders this and other questions in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Monday, May 13, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
A program of violin music of the great Ralph Shapey.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reviews Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Oklahoma!, which runs through May 19 at the Civic Opera House.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew discusses Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Oklahoma!
Monday, May 6, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with German conductor Christian Thielemann who last month returned to Chicago for the first time in 14 years in his new position as chief conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle.
Monday, April 29, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks with Chicago-native jazz vocalist Rondi Charleston about her new record Signs of Life (out now on Motéma), childhood and more.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
While other cities stake their claim on which is “best,” Andrew comments on the decline of journalistic standards.
Monday, April 22, 2013 by Matt DeStefano
By listener request, a post-successful-membership-drive rebroadcast from Andrew’s 2009 series, “Abraham Lincoln Reconsidered.” Tonight, a conversation on “Lincoln and Religion” with Franklin I. Gamwell, professor emeritus at The University of Chicago Divinity School.