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The Brahms Project: Ax in recital

Emanuel Ax, piano May 18 at 3 p.m.
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SCP Jazz lineup announced for 2014/2015 season

Pianists Ahmad Jamal, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea; vocalist Dianne Reeves and bandleaders Eddie Palmieri and Wynton Marsalis are among the headliners booked for the 2014/2015 Symphony Center Present...
Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples sings in a symphony of voices

At an early age, Mavis Staples quickly learned about the spiritual power of a family singing together. “I was just a kid when we started but as we grew, I knew this [singing] was home,” said Stap...
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Melissa Etheridge booked for CSO Corporate Night concert

Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge will headline the 25th annua...
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates 20 years in Chicago

Around World War I, when European composers were casting off...
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Emanuel Ax, on why he’s ‘a Brahms fanatic’

This season, pianist Emanuel Ax will salute Brahms, whose bi...
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Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on ‘The Beethoven JourneyR...

The Guardian wonders what took pianist Leif Ove Andsnes so l...
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Violin concertos from Russian masters

The 20th century giants Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovi...
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Schubert’s intimate journeys in song

With their beguiling melodies and deep psychological insight...
Pink Martini

A shot of CSO with Pink Martini

Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Brant Taylor likes to rec...
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On the beat with Zakir Hussain, a Master of Percussion

Zakir Hussain is considered the world’s greatest living ma...