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Archive for November 10, 2014

Cellist Lynn Harrell’s Chicago Roots are Showing

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In August of 1965, Billboard magazine printed a recap of the Ravinia festival, which had opened on a 40-degree evening in the middle of June. Aaron Copland and Igor Stravinsky had conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra that summer. “Ravinia perennial” Elizabeth Schwarzkopf sang; their 29-year-old music director Seiji Ozawa conducted, and Ella Fitzgerald