Bryan McGuiggin

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Schubert Wanders On: Re-Composing "Winterreise"

In a new staging by Netia Jones, Hans Zender's "composed interpretation" of Schubert's "Winterreise" burnishes its source material.

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August 15, 2017

Abandon All Hope: CSO Program, Soloist Disappoint Despite Compelling Direction

Even under nuanced direction, Chicago Symphony Orchestra's promising program fell short this past weekend with lukewarm performances by soloist Radu Lupu.

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May 1, 2017

What Died? Funeral Music at the CSO

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra of Brahms, Mozart and Wagner offered the audience a moment of reflection, an escape from an otherwise tumultuous week.

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November 14, 2016

CSO Revives the Revolution

Soloist Emanuel Ax showcased a nuanced Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 1, a conventional work that proves anything but.

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October 24, 2016