Hannah Edgar

Deputy Editor-in-Chief  /   2018 Class   /  @2ndFiddle


CSO Unveils Fritz Reiner Bust at Symphony Center

"The legend of the Chicago Symphony . . . was made by Fritz Reiner.”


June 15, 2016

CSO Serves Up Program to Satisfy All Palates

Which of the two was the main course, however, depends on who you ask.


May 30, 2016

Ensemble Dal Niente Celebrates 10 Years of Eclectic Musicmaking


May 10, 2016

Ensemble Dal Niente Celebrates 10 Years of Out-of-the-Box Musicmaking

“It’s not gonna get any more in-the-box,” Lewanski predicted. “I suspect that it’ll only get weirder.”



May 9, 2016

Panel Navigates the Economic Viability of Opera

“I think it’s impossible for opera to die, because there are so many people [out there] who are making it continue.”


May 6, 2016

Lecturer Gets Fingers Sticky With Lemonade

“Beyoncé whitened herself in an attempt to be ‘palatable’ by a culture that needed her to be that [way], and she’s aware of that: she critiques that in ‘Pretty Hurts,’ she critiques that in Lemonade.”


May 2, 2016

After 17 Years, Ensemble-in-Residence Bids Farewell to UChicago

"The people we used to coach are out in the world now doing all sorts of things . . ."


April 28, 2016

Uncommon Interview: In Conversation with Composer Stacy Garrop, A.M. ’95

"She was a woman who wasn’t afraid to look like a woman..."


April 25, 2016

Sleepy Storytelling at CSO Stunts Tchaikovsky, Mahler

". . . under the fingers of the CSO’s caramel strings, one wondered anew why Miranda and Ferdinand’s love theme isn’t heard as often as Romeo and Juliet’s."


April 21, 2016

Lesbians, Guns, and a Dead Dog in a Handbag: Cocked at Victory Gardens

"Gubbins’s three-person drama demonstrates how easily fear and prejudice can lead to violent escalation, inexorably building to a Hitchcockian, Rear Window-esque climax."


March 3, 2016