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Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste finds herself in an Illinois state of mind

Elena Urioste is enjoying an Illinois moment. The New York-based violinist, a rising star in the classical music world, has made the Land of Lincoln her second home this year. In late June, she perfor...
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Pianist Alice Sara Ott ‘still in the process of discovering’

Less than two weeks after sensation Yuja Wang performs in Orchestra Hall with China’s NCPA Orchestra, another fast-rising pianist will take the spotlight in the venerable concert venue – Alice Sar...
Jeff Bridges (left) as the Dude and Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Big Lebowski" (1998).

Menthol madness! Music for a fistful of cough drops

The music world is buzzing about the upcoming “Classically...
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What’s in a name? The shifting fortunes of Mahler̵...

It’s difficult, if not impossible, to hold a fixed perspec...
Maestro Muti leads the CSO in an encore by Johann Strauss Jr. for a delighted audience.

Riccardo Muti on the majesty of Gustav Mahler

In anticipation of his first performances of Gustav Mahler...
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Warsaw in the Loop: stuffed cabbage and burnt scores at lunc...

It’s the IMAX of stuffed cabbage, filling my whole field o...
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Persistence pays off for rising violinist Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste brings an upbeat outlook to everything she doe...
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Sir Andrzej Panufnik, through the years, in photos

This year marks the centennial of composer-conductor Sir And...
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Period-music maestro Nicholas Kraemer promotes ‘Bach w...

Unlike some conductors who lock onto their career paths as c...
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Surveying Tchaikovsky, by the way of ballet

When most of us think about Tchaikovsky, we think of his bal...