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Bryn Terfel cancels Lyric Opera date after fall during ‘Flying Dutchman’ production in Spain

Jan 29, 2020 – 3:19 pm
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Report: The Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel has canceled his Feb. 2 recital at Lyric Opera of Chicago because of an injury suffered while performing in Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” in Bilbao, Spain. In a statement released Jan. 29, Lyric said: “Sir Bryn Terfel, suffered a severe injury from a fall that will not allow him to perform in Chicago this weekend. According to Sir Bryn’s physician, he has fractured the three prominences of his ankle, causing the ankle to partly dislocate and requiring a surgery scheduled for later this week.”

Jury led by Muti selects Colombian conductor as winner of CSO’s fourth Solti apprenticeship

Nov 12, 2019 – 6:02 pm
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Lina Gonzalez-Granados, winner

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Lina Gonzalez-Granados has been named the fourth Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice. As …

CSO names Esteban Batallán as first trumpet; Spanish virtuoso assumes new post Sept. 30

Sep 26, 2019 – 12:52 pm
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti has announced the appointment of Esteban …

Lyric Unlimited presents a brand-new opera for young audiences: ‘Earth to Kenzie’

Jun 28, 2019 – 4:33 pm
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Tickets on sale June 27 for performances at Chicago’s Vittum Theater November 9-10, …

TimeLine Theatre names architectural firm HGA to design its future Uptown home

Jun 28, 2019 – 4:14 pm
HGA will design TimeLine new home

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Minneapolis-based firm’s arts and culture studio to renovate historic building for TimeLine’s new …

Ken-David Masur named principal conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago for 2019-20

Jun 28, 2019 – 3:18 pm
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Masur Concerts to Include the Rescheduled Civic Centennial Celebration Benefit Concert Featuring Cellist …

Sneak a peek into the ‘Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal’ of lovable Junie B. Jones

Jun 28, 2019 – 2:18 pm
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Lincolnshire, IL – Live a day in the life of an ever lovable and …

‘Year of Chicago Theatre’ celebrates enticing array of shows on area stages large and small

Jan 7, 2019 – 3:57 pm
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The Chicago theatre community will ring in 2019 with major events, getting the …

In annual report, CSO notes high renewal rate for subscribers and popularity of film concerts

Oct 16, 2018 – 10:18 pm
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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) released the results of fiscal year 2018 …