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Archive for July 24, 2013

Monday Night: Live from Ravinia

Ravinia's Martin Theatre

Summertime Means Ravinia In an age where people get music like it’s HVAC, WFMT continues to buck the trend. Year-round on Mondays at 8:00 PM, WFMT does local music, and it’s good. During the Summer months, weekly recitals in WFMT’s performance studio give way to the Ravinia Festival. There’s no shortage of great artists to more…

Lyric Violist Plays National Anthem, Becomes U.S. Citizen

Lyric Violist Carol Cook

For years she stacked her schedule, taking few vacation days and cataloging the printed program of every performance. Even as a member of the Lyric Opera viola section, she had to demonstrate to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that her employment would last another two years – proof of employment was required for an O-visa, a permit for non-immigrants who possess extraordinary ability