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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 …

Strike settled, Lyric Opera set to raise curtain on Mozart’s ‘Idomeneo’ and Part 3 of ‘Ring’

Oct 15, 2018 – 4:20 pm
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Report: After the brief, harrowing intermission of a strike by its orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago is back in business. Members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians ratified a new contract Oct. 14, ending a five-day walkout and clearing the way for the Lyric to declare Oct. 18 as the deferred opening night of Mozart’s “Idomeneo.” The Lyric Opera House actually re-opens its doors Oct. 17 with a performance of Puccini’s “La bohème,” which launched the current season.

CSO awards apprentice conductor Yashima third-year extension in Solti training program

Apr 3, 2018 – 9:00 pm
9/20/15 10:35:26 PM -- The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice Competition Winner Erina Yashima

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Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association have announced a …

Lauren Decker, singer in Lyric training center, gains semi-finals of 2018 Met Opera Auditions

Apr 3, 2018 – 5:23 pm
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Contralto Lauren Decker, a member of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Center …

Stoyanova and Rachvelishvili lead CSO cast for 2019 concerts of Verdi’s ‘Aida’ with Muti

Apr 3, 2018 – 2:41 pm
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Soprano Krassimira Stoyanova will sing the role of Aida and mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili …

Russian-born pianist Igor Levit, 30, receives Gilmore prize in novel undeclared competition 

Jan 7, 2018 – 9:50 pm
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NEW YORK — Pianist Igor Levit has been named the recipient of the 2018 Gilmore …

Auditorium Theatre to launch Tuesday tours spotlighting building’s history, architecture

Jan 7, 2018 – 8:59 pm
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The Auditorium Theatre announces new evening tours on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 16, when visitors will have the …

Lyric Opera hit ‘Orphée,’ with Joffrey Ballet, will be aired on ‘Great Performances’ in 2018

Sep 29, 2017 – 11:13 am
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
Lyric Opera of Chicago is pleased to announce that Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET New York has …