Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: University of Chicago Presents

Clarinetist Anthony McGill, star of Met Opera Orchestra, comes home for Mozart, Brahms

Apr 11, 2014 – 5:04 pm
Clarinetist Anthony McGill will play Mozart and Brahms quintets with the Pacifica String Quartet.

Preview: Chicago-born clarinet virtuoso Anthony McGill returns to his native soil this weekend for a rare concert double: With the Pacifica Quartet, resident ensemble at the University of Chicago, he will play Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A major and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B minor on April 13 at the Logan Center on the UC campus.

Alison Balsom, mistress of Baroque trumpet, will flash that golden sound at Logan Center

Apr 17, 2013 – 4:20 pm
Alison Balsom credit Mat Hennek

Preview: Alison Balsom, the British classical trumpet star who brings her blazing sound to Chicago in a concert with the Scottish Ensemble, knew which instrument had her name on it the first time she heard Dizzy Gillespie on a recording. She was 8 years old.

The New Season: With Logan Center opening and fresh vision, UC Presents spreads wings

Oct 4, 2012 – 3:59 pm
Turtle Island Quartet credit Bill Reitzel

16th in a series of season previews: It’s shaping up as a banner season for the University of Chicago Presents, with many of its 2012-13 concerts slated for the new Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and the Chicago premiere of Andre Previn’s Piano Trio No. 2 coming up in a series strewn with ensemble debuts.