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JanacekLP

Janacek, the outsider, in a sound world completely of his own

Composer Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) has been called “a Czech Debussy” but that title doesn’t completely capture the breadth and scope of his music. Early on, Dvořák was a major influence ...
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...
Slatkin_Dietz

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

When conductor Leonard Slatkin was recently researching the ...
postimage_Christian_Tetzlaff

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff stays the course

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff hasn’t changed his approa...
swanoftuonela

What Sibelius achieved under the spell of the ‘Kaleval...

When Jean Sibelius first read the Finnish national epic poem...
Maurice Ravel_1928

When Ravel stopped the show with the CSO

On his first and only North American tour, Maurice Ravel ar...
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...