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Grant Park Music Festival – Beethoven Symphony No. 4 – June 21, 2017

Grant Park Music Festival – Beethoven Symphony No. 4 – June 21, 2017

Beethoven Symphony No. 4

Grant Park Music Festival

June 21, 2017

By Lori Dana

After an inaugural week that saw the Grant Park Music Festival’s opening night performance of Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto all but rained out, the second week of the festival kicked off with a breezy, temperate evening perfect for picnicking and enjoying an al fresco concert. ... 

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Global Visionaries – Joffrey Ballet REVIEW

Joffrey Ballet

By Lori Dana

The latest offering from Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet, presents three contemporary works by cutting edge choreographers, woven into an evening of thought-provoking and thoroughly engaging entertainment. During his introductory remarks, Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater dedicated the company’s opening night performance to the late Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey, who ... 

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