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Carl Nielsen’s merry ‘Maskarade’ a rare, tasty treat as Vox 3 Collective stages Danish romp

Jan 25, 2014 – 12:45 am
Leander (Nicholas Pulikowski) and Leonora (Katy Compton) fall in love at first sight in Carl Nielsen's opera 'Maskarade.' (Brandon Hayes photo)

Review: A delightful surprise awaits opera buffs in an ambitious, full-length staging of Carl Nielsen’s comic opera “Maskarade,” produced by Vox 3 Collective – in the original Danish, no less – at the Vittum Theater on Chicago’s northwest side. ★★★

Conductor Oramo, bringing Nielsen to CSO, sees master builder’s hand in 5th Symphony

Apr 2, 2013 – 6:20 am
Sakari Oramo please credit Heikki Tuuli and Octavia

Preview: When Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo steps in front of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for concerts April 4-6, he will put the spotlight on Danish composer Carl Nielsen, a figure that has waxed and waned in the hearts of audiences and conductors alike over the last half century.