Just came back from the first concert performance of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s season finale program: Verdi’s Aida! If you’ve … Continue reading Muti Conducts Verdi’s Aida in Chicago
Just came back from hearing the final dress rehearsal of Verdi’s Aida, led by Maestro Riccardo Muti, with the Chicago … Continue reading Impressions from the Dress Rehearsal: Verdi’s Aida
Since classes have finished up for the year and summer “break” is now upon us (“break” is in quotes because … Continue reading Thoughts on Verdi’s Aida: Recalling Notes from Ravenna
Of all the years I’ve been attending the CSO (albeit, not that many haha), I can’t remember a time when … Continue reading Muti conducts Beethoven, Gershwin, and a World Premiere!
A short post today because I’ve been caught up with some final papers/assignments for the end of the academic quarter! … Continue reading Simone Young’s Podium Debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
(Thurs. May 16). The Sibelius violin concerto is a foundational cornerstone of the violin repertoire—a highly technical piece of the … Continue reading Hilary Hahn Plays the Sibelius Violin Concerto