Hannah Edgar

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


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

Panel Parses Through Questions Of Race, Class In The Concert Hall

“The theory of change behind that program was that low-income children, largely children of color, would raise their grades and become better citizens through classical music.”


March 1, 2016

Salonen, Ma Convene at CSO in Eclectic Program

"Ma played the concerto with the extroverted passion that has become his near-trademark, though it proved to be something of a double-edged sword in his interpretation."


February 29, 2016

Philip Glass (A.B.'56) at UChicago: A Residency in Three Parts

"My impression is that there’s a special spirit to the University of Chicago . . . This was always a very powerful place to be."


February 23, 2016

Rozhdestvensky Shines in Last-Minute CSO Shuffle

"Rakastava makes up for its occasional clunkiness with sparse, simple emotiveness. Perhaps that’s why it was the darling Sibelius just couldn’t kill."


February 15, 2016