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      Silk Road Ensemble

      Silk Road Ensemble

      Silk Road Ensemble 15th Anniversary Tour

      The Silk Road Ensemble joins its founder and CSO Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma for a special 15th anniversary concert at Symphony Center. The program features repertoire from around the world and new music by members of the group and commissions by acclaimed composers. Fri., March 6 at 8 p.m. Event info.

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      Kronos Quartet

      Kronos Quartet

      Kronos Quartet

      For 40 years, the Kronos Quartet—David Harrington, John Sherba (violins), Hank Dutt (viola), and Sunny Yang (cello)—has pursued a singular artistic vision, combining a spirit of fearless exploration with a commitment to continually re-imagining the string quartet experience. The ensemble collaborates with multimedia artist Laurie Anderson at the Harris Theater on March 17. Tuesday, March […]

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      Orion Weiss

      Orion Weiss

      Orion Weiss, Piano

      One of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians, the pianist Orion Weiss has performed with the major American orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony. His deeply felt and exceptionally crafted performances go far beyond his technical mastery and have won him worldwide acclaim. March 26-29, 2015 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mozart: Concerto […]

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      Spektral Quartet

      Spektral Quartet

      Spektral Quartet

      The Spektral Quartet returns to Impromptu to perform Dvorak’s “American” quartet, and other musical delicacies.  http://spektralquartet.com May 31, 2015 “Comic Cadences” 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 60618 http://www.constellation-chicago.com

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      Recent Programs

      Sir Andrew Davis

      Sir Andrew Davis

      Sir Andrew Davis

      Sir Andrew Davis has served as music director and principal conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago since 2000. His contract with Lyric Opera was recently extended through the 2020-2021 season. In January 2013 Sir Andrew began his tenure as chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He is also conductor laureate of the Toronto Symphony […]

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      Avi Avital

      Avi Avital

      Avi Avital, Mandolin

      GRAMMY®-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital has been called one of the world’s most exciting and enterprising musicians, deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance and distinctive new repertoire while celebrating the instrument’s classical roots. Later today he’ll perform at the University of Chicago Presents, but this morning, Lisa Flynn welcomes […]

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      Winston Choi

      Winston Choi

      Winston Choi, Piano

      Laureate of the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition and winner of France’s 2002 Concours International de Piano 20e siècle d’Orléans, Canadian pianist Winston Choi is an inquisitive performer whose fresh approach to standard repertory and masterful performance of works by living composers make him one of today’s most dynamic young concert artists. winstonchoi.com February 7 […]

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      Wu Han

      Wu Han

      Wu Han

      Pianist Wu Han ranks among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. She and her husband and musical partner, cellist David Finckel, are co-artistic directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Today in Korea, and Music@Menlo in California. Musical America named them 2012 Musicians of the Year. […]

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