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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Chicago, IL, United States

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ChicagoHome: a Celebration

Verdi, Keating, Bosso, Ravel
Gerald Arpino; Chanel DaSilva; Nicolas Blanc; Yoshihisa Arai; Joffrey Ballet

ChicagoTilson Thomas conducts

Grieg, Prokofiev, Brahms
Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Michael Tilson Thomas; Alexander Gavrylyuk

ChicagoTilson Thomas conducts Still, Prokofiev and Brahms

Still, Prokofiev, Brahms
Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Michael Tilson Thomas; Denis Matsuev

ChicagoCSO MusicNow

Smith, Montgomery, Joachim, Hearne
Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Michael Lewanski; Whitney Morrison

ChicagoThe Magic Flute

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Karen Kamensek; Suzanne Andrade; Lyric Opera of Chicago; Barrie Kosky; Esther Bialas; Ying Fang

ChicagoMozart Jupiter Symphony

Mendelssohn, Bruch, Mozart
Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski; Robert Chen
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Gothic psychodrama: Chicago Opera Theater La hija de Rappaccini

Daniel Catán's operatic adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's tale of evil scientist and poisoned plants is compellingly set in Chicago's Field Museum.
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Chicago Symphony soloists channel the Infinite in Messiaen

Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time is given a rapt performance in Chicago. 

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Chicago Symphony musicians captivate in Mozart and Brahms

Musicians from the Chicago Symphony showed their mettle as chamber players in a Mozart serenade and a Brahms sextet.
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Chicago Symphony players show their brilliance as chamber musicians

Contrasting Gounod, Mozart and Ravel works were combined into an exhilarating package of technical virtuosity and musical finesse.
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Confident new works from the Joffrey Ballet

The Joffrey Ballet presents a roster of choreographers with new approaches, a positive impression for the future of ballet. 
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The Joffrey Nutcracker rises from the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago

The Joffrey Nutcracker succeeds in redefining the socio-economic situation of the protagonists, but throws out the baby with the bathwater.
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