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Garrick Ohlsson

Garrick Ohlsson hails Scriabin’s genius for the piano

Though known for his interpretations of Chopin, Beethoven and Schubert, pianist Garrick Ohlsson feels a strong affinity for Scriabin. “If you ask any trained musician, it is beyond discussion that S...
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Roger Ebert on the brilliance of ‘The Godfather’

Regarded as a masterpiece of world cinema, Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” (1972) remains one of the most influential and popular films of all time. The winner of three Oscars...
Duain Wolfe and Scrooge in "Welcome Yule!" | Todd Rosenberg Photography

‘Welcome Yule!’ celebrates 20 years of Christmas...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s annual Welcome Yule! conc...
Dave Holland (left) and Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron and Dave Holland trade off on the joys of colla...

Pianist Kenny Barron and bassist Dave Holland sound so good ...
Dianne Reeves (detail from cover photo of "Beautiful Life")

Dianne Reeves shares some moments from her ‘Beautiful ...

“Beautiful Life,” the title of Dianne Reeves’ latest a...
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Wynton Marsalis offers advice for young musicians

As artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, a non-profit...
CSO Brass concert, Dec. 19, 2013. | Todd Rosenberg Photography

CSO Brass, thoroughly steeped in the tradition of ‘rea...

Fifty years ago, a 19-year-old music education major at a sm...
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Sweet Honey in the Rock celebrates 40 years of music with a ...

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma emphasizes, “As a musician, you are alway...
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Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project continues to expand its g...

Since its founding 15-plus years ago, cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s S...
Eddie Palmieri | Photo by Michael G. Stewart/NEA

Latin jazz great Eddie Palmieri keeps the accent on exciteme...

Most of the Western world follows the Gregorian calendar but...