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Ravinia Festival creates role of conductor laureate for beloved leader James Levine

Apr 12, 2017 – 2:43 pm
James Levine (Cory Weaver)

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Longtime music director will renew his summer residency, conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and leading master …

Chicago Opera Theater’s end-of-season gala involves surprise guest Philip Glass

Apr 12, 2017 – 2:03 pm
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Celebrate with Philip Glass and COT! COT’s End of Season Gala involves surprise guest Philip Glass!
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Jeremy Piven leads intimate discussion with Kevin Spacey at Gene Siskel Film Center benefit

Apr 12, 2017 – 12:33 pm
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“Kevin Spacey: Renaissance Man,” features In-Depth Conversation with Golden Globe and Emmy Award-Winner Piven and Spacey …

CSO reports artistic, financial gains but shows little progress in restoring its recording legacy

Oct 27, 2016 – 5:48 pm
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Report: As orchestras around the country claw their way toward better health in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) shared some upbeat news on Oct. 26 at the orchestra’s annual meeting. The love affair between the orchestra and its celebrated music director Riccardo Muti still flourishes.

Chicago Sinfonietta scores two more seasons with music director Mei-Ann Chen thru 2018-19

May 18, 2016 – 9:07 am
Mei-Ann Chen (Chris Ocken)

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CHICAGO SINFONIETTA SCORES TWO ADDITIONAL SEASONS WITH MUSIC DIRECTOR MEI-ANN CHEN

CHICAGO (May 18, 2016)—Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation’s most diverse orchestra dedicated to pushing artistic boundaries, is proud to announce Music Director Mei-Ann Chen will continue leading the orchestra through its 2018-2019 Season, adding two years to her current contract and insuring her place on the podium for the upcoming 30th Anniversary season, 2017-2018. Chen will continue to conduct four out of five subscription concerts each season, as well as special added concerts. Recently named among Music America’s 2015 Top 30 Influencers, she has …

In 2016-17, TimeLine plans Midwest premiere of ‘Paradise Blue’ by Dominique Morisseau

Mar 10, 2016 – 4:55 pm
Detroit-born playwright Dominique Morriseau

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TIMELINE THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 20TH ANNIVERSARY 2016-17 SEASON
Chicago, IL — TimeLine Theatre Company, recipient of the prestigious …

American Theater Company names Will Davis as its new artistic director

Feb 18, 2016 – 3:24 pm
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AMERICAN THEATER COMPANY NAMES WILL DAVIS ITS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
February 18, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL)—Following a six-month national …

Next season’s ‘Live in HD’ Met broadcasts continue at local cinemas through May 13

Feb 18, 2016 – 1:45 pm
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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA’S 2016-17 SEASON, ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY AT LINCOLN CENTER, WILL FEATURE 10 HD BROADCASTS …

Broadway in Chicago rounds out 2016-17 season with ‘Hamilton,’ ‘Aladdin’

Feb 15, 2016 – 11:32 am
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News Release: CHICAGO (Feb. 15, 2016) – Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season line­up: the Broadway musical HAMILTON, the North American tour premiere of Disney’s ALADDIN, 2014 Tony Award®­Winning Best Revival of a Musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the 2015 Tony Award®­Winning Best Play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT­TIME and THE BODYGUARD. The upcoming Season will go on sale to the public March 1, 2016.