Rebecca Julie

Deputy Arts Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Timid Soloist Undercuts Bold Conducting at CSO

Sibelius's violin concerto fell flat with soloist Baiba Skride, but conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with the boldness it deserves.

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November 3, 2016

Reg Showcases Wiesel's Legacy

Regenstein Library collects art inspired by the Holocaust in memory of the late Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel.

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October 24, 2016

Clowning Around with Elizabethan "SNL"

In "The Clown," Newberry Consort marries music and improv—with a hefty dose of The Bard.

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October 17, 2016

Ear Taxi Festival Gives Local Composers a Lyft

“I think the contemporary classical music scene in Chicago is the best in the United States. I feel very strongly about it,” Thomas said.

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September 29, 2016

Uncommon Interview: Barbara Schubert Reflects on 40 Years With the USO

"I’m conducting, and hopefully bringing some insight and hopefully a great deal of joy to a lot of people, and that is my purpose."

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May 26, 2016

Maestro with a Mission: A (Very) Open Rehearsal with Riccardo Muti

"Muti, a veteran conductor known for his stern and stoic conducting style, showed off a more playful side at Sunday’s open rehearsal."

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April 25, 2016

University celebrates 125 years of student artists with Logan exhibition

"...the show also includes a comprehensive timeline of the arts at UChicago, which includes such events as the creation of Doc Films and the first Summer Breeze concert."

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November 16, 2015