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Early Music Specialist Christopher Hogwood (1941-2014)

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Conductor and early music specialist Christopher Hogwood died on Wednesday at the age of 73. As one of the original proponents of what came to be called “historically informed performances,” he helped reshape the way musicians around the world approach Baroque music.

After studying at Cambridge in the early 60s, Christopher Hogwood became the keyboard

Victor Aitay 1921-2012

This week, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra lost one of its heroes. Longtime CSO veteran Victor Aitay died on Tuesday, July 24. A role model on and off the stage, Aitay more…