The coronavirus hit America at the worst possible moment for Lyric Opera.
This year’s iteration includes rare stateside retrospectives of groundbreaking composers Annea Lockwood and Éliane Radigue.
JACK Quartet violinist Austin Wulliman on the unconventional piece hitting the Logan Center this Friday
With Dead Man Walking, Lyric inaugurates a commitment to more contemporary work.
Photo: Jen Rosenstein The 36-year-old composer, who sang with the Chicago Children’s Choir starting at age 5, credits the group’s social-justice focus for inspiring Sound From the Bench, his piece about corporate personhood that was a finalist for last year’s Pulitzer Prize in music. (It was beat out by Kendrick Lamar’s Damn.) The Museum of … Read more
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The renowned conductor returns to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra November 1 to 3, the first time he’s appeared at Symphony Center since his 16-year tenure as CSO music director ended in 2006.