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Dohnanyi_NDR

Have baton, will travel … Dohnányi loves the vagabond life

Most Midwesterners have seen quite enough snow this winter, thank you very much. But in mid-April, conductor Christoph von Dohnányi, scheduled to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in subscription c...
chives2

A salute to Charles Ives, an American original

If you drive down any road in rural America — it doesn’t matter in which state — eventually you’ll get to a barn where antiques are sold. There you’ll find bits and pieces of Ame...
Beethoven at the piano

Two revered Beethoven interpreters explain what sets this co...

Richard Goode and Paul Lewis, who perform with the Chicago S...
Cristian Macelaru

Cristian Macelaru, a rising star on the podium

Rising star Cristian Macelaru is now approaching his fifth s...
Riccardo Muti 2012

Riccardo Muti on the glory of Schubert

“When you hear the music of Schubert, you go home enri...
Richard Goode

Richard Goode makes a discovery — at the dentist

The eminent pianist Richard Goode, who will perform April 24...
Slatkin_Dietz

Leonard Slatkin champions symphonic music of the 20th centur...

When conductor Leonard Slatkin was recently researching the ...
haruki-murakami2

Novelist Haruki Murakami on the CSO and Janácek’s Sinfoni...

“The taxi’s radio was tuned to a classical FM broadcast....
pulcinella design by Picasso

‘Pulcinella,’ Stravinsky’s ‘discover...

While the term “neo-classical” serves as highly useful s...
bates-clyne

Bates and Clyne look back on a ‘dream experience’...

With Clyne’s <<rewind<< and Bates’ Violin ...