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András Schiff, pianist and conductor, doubles the pleasure of an elegant night with the CSO

Nov 6, 2017 – 11:37 pm
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Review: The consummate musicianship of András Schiff is well known to Chicago aficionados of the piano. He’s a familiar face in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s annual recital series. Yet even his most ardent fans might have been surprised by Schiff’s masterly conducting – from the keyboard and in strictly orchestral fare – in a diverse and delightful program with the CSO.

Pianists Schiff and Denk offer distinctive views of Bach in Partita and ‘Goldberg’ programs

Oct 30, 2013 – 2:47 pm

Review: The mind-blowing early treat this piano recital season has been successive Bach concerts that would have left the composer himself impressed by the feats of memory and endurance on display — Hungarian pianist András Schiff performing all six Partitas and American pianist Jeremy Denk performing the 30 “Goldberg” Variations at Symphony Center.

Decidedly duo recital by Weilerstein, Barnatan launches Symphony Center chamber series

Oct 27, 2012 – 4:12 pm
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Preview: Ask cellist Alisa Weilerstein about the recital she plays Oct. 28 at Orchestra Hall, and she will quickly note that the best thing about the program is that it’s actually a duo recital for two equally important voices – and that she’s lucky to be teamed up with Israeli pianist and longtime collaborator Inon Barnatan. Their concert opens the chamber music portion of this season’s Symphony Center Presents series, which also offers four more chamber concerts, nine solo piano recitals and two performances by visiting orchestras.