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HT Review: Philharmonic, guest conductor deliver splendid opening with Mahler’s Sixth

A performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 in A Minor (“Tragic”) clocks in at just under an hour and … Continue reading

Jacobs School alum named interim director of orchestra and opera at Northern Illinois University

Alumnus Danko Drusko has been appointed interim director of orchestra and opera at Northern Illinois University (NIU). This fall, Drusko … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: IU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, EFFRON AND BAE

Two extraordinary performances earn audience approval By Peter Jacobi   Two substantial and revealing works constituted Sunday afternoon’s Indiana University … Continue reading

Upcoming concert in MAC a sea-worthy trip

By Peter Jacobi   The words of Walt Whitman say: “Behold the sea itself! And on its limitless, heaving breast, … Continue reading

Jacobs ensembles collaborate for symphony performance

By Brooke McAfee Rows of almost 200 singers singing in unison, a full orchestra and two soloists will perform Ralph … Continue reading

University Orchestra conductor returns after injury

By Brooke McAfee The members of the University Orchestra practiced their music on their own Tuesday evening on the stage … Continue reading

Behind the Score project combines performance and study

By Brooke McAfee   Behind the Score allows musicians to look beyond the performance so they can understand the history … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: PHILHARMONIC AND NADLER

Conductor Nadler again impresses in Philharmonic Orchestra performance By Peter Jacobi He was here in September to serve as music … Continue reading

MUSIC REVIEW: NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE AND RANDS

Director, guest composer create program musicians perform with distinction By Peter Jacobi David Dzubay is remarkable. Not only does he, … Continue reading

Chamber Orchestra opens season with moving performance

By Peter Jacobi From the ominous opening chords of Beethoven’s Overture to “Egmont,” played with startling force, one could predict … Continue reading