Andrew talks about the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s commemorations of Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez’s upcoming 90th birthday. Happy almost birthday, Maestro!
Wednesdays at 10:00 am
Saturdays (after the opera)
Sundays at 8:30 am
Critic’s Choice is a weekly feature in which WFMT’s Critic-at-Large Andrew Patner shares his observations on arts and culture, from performances at Orchestra Hall to happenings in overlooked Chicago neighborhoods to festivals around the world.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew discusses intimacy in performance in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew reflects on various anniversaries of Lyric Opera of Chicago as it turns 60.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks about Chicago’s many fine, small-budget music ensembles in this week’s Critic’s Choice.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew recommends Robert Falls’s Lyric Opera Don Giovanni.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew previews an exciting weekend of events in Chicago.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew outlines the must-see Chicago music events for the month of September.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew talks the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s year-round and upcoming film viewing schedules.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Matt DeStefano
Andrew previews upcoming acts at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall.