Category Archives: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

We Remember

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Chicago Clarinet Symposium

(Chicago, Illinois) I’m just back from the first (and hopefully not the last) Chicago Clarinet Symposium at Northeastern Illinois University, and I am utterly affirmed as a clarinet player.  I was with my people Saturday, and I got to hear … Continue reading

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Electric Train

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Beverly Shores

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Parting Shots

(Chicago, Illinois) We often end our visits to Chicago with a late afternoon stroll up Michigan Avenue from the Art Institute at Adams to Millennium Station at Randolph.  And so, by walking on the west side of Michigan Avenue, and … Continue reading

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Sunset Limited

(Chicago, Illinois) We caught South Shore train 117, the 5:28 from Millennium Station at Randolph and were savoring the sublime symphonic music we had just heard from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra when we realized that we riding the Sunset Limited.   … Continue reading

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Memorial Concert

(Author’s note: We are off witness a concert by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra today with Riccardo Muti at the podium, so it is only fitting that I post this excerpt from the eulogy I delivered for my mother, the long-standing … Continue reading

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