Typically, season announcements are a happy time of the year (for me at least!), as we finally get to see … Continue reading 2020-2021 Chicago Symphony Season Announced!
What news to wake up to, let alone on the first day of 2020: Maestro Muti will be conducting the … Continue reading A Start of a New Decade: Happy 2020!
What a decade it’s been! From graduating junior high in 2010, to graduating high school in 2014, to graduating college … Continue reading Counting Down…Best of the Decade
As I have done in years past (see 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015) at the end of the year, I am listing my … Continue reading Counting Down…Best of 2019
Some of the top names in classical music made their stops in Chicago at Symphony Center these past couple of … Continue reading November-December 2019 at Symphony Center: Rudolf Buchbinder, Yannick Nezet-Seguin / Joyce DiDonato, Ray Chen, and Jan Lisiecki
After two weeks in Italy this past summer, studying Italian opera under Maestro Muti, you would think that I would … Continue reading Lyric Opera Fall/Winter 2019: Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, and Donizetti
It’s officially the holiday season! I know that I’ve been heavily slacking on posts (the seemingly never-ending stream of homework … Continue reading Final Chicago Residency of 2019: Riccardo Muti Conducts Wagner
Woke up to some somber news early this morning: the great conductor, Mariss Jansons, passed away yesterday at his home … Continue reading In memoriam: Mariss Jansons (1943-2019)
Apologies for the delay in posts…but things have been crazy at school, so I haven’t gotten a chance to sit … Continue reading A Recap: Maestro Muti’s Fall Residency for the Start of the 2019-2020 Chicago Symphony Season
Apologies for the delay in this last post of the trip—it’s been a whirlwind these past couple of days with … Continue reading 2019 Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy: Day 10, the Concert!