Hannah Edgar

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


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

Editor’s Choice: Highlights Abound in Lyric Opera and CSO’s 2016–17 Seasons

"Hang on to your lorgnettes—we’re in for a whizz-bang season."


February 1, 2016

the Sketch

Arts, briefly.


January 14, 2016

Last week at the CSO: a hero’s life, and a life remembered

"Moser’s interpretation brought together everything one could hope for in a performance of this work: finessed melodic lines, adroit finger work, arresting yet unpretentious virtuosity, and a dash of cheeky wit."


January 11, 2016

CSO and UChicago plan daylong Bach party on South Side

“'There’s this [misconception] that different kinds of music need to live in different kinds of places—that classical music is white music and doesn’t have a place in black neighborhoods...'”


November 30, 2015

Israel Philharmonic concert a balm to frayed hearts and minds

"We could not blithely listen to music and pretend that nothing had happened. Instead of the music acting as a diversion from the real world, the IPO brought those emotions into the concert—our sorrow, our fear, our anger, and, ultimately, our res...


November 16, 2015

the Sketch


November 5, 2015