It’s been a hectic week for Gabriel Cabezas, the 21-year-old cellist who will make his subscription concert debut Tuesday night with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the Shostakovich First Cello Concerto.
REVIEW: The Chicago R&B juggernaut goes back to lothario mode on his monotonous new album, but he’s too old and too scandalized to pull it off.
Documentary recounts the singer’s thrills and frustrations with being a leading voice in the feminist ‘riot grrrl’ movement.
The Swedish duo known as Icona Pop is behind the dance hit “I Love It.” They aim to become emblematic of girl power.
The Dutch word “Gezelligheid” may translate poorly into English, but the closest attempts suggest that it’s something everyone could stand to know better. Related concepts include cozy comfort and time spent with loved ones. Andrew Bird chose the term as moniker for his intimate seasonal performances.
Country music megastar Trace Adkins currently finds himself out on his very first Christmas show tour, putting on a production that elegantly combines the history and carols of the holiday season with some humor only the burly baritone can offer up. “Yeah, I ended up …
Dreamers find ways to accept the refusals and the harsh words and the doors that inevitably get slammed in their faces. They break through the barriers. If they truly want it bad enough, they will find a way to “get it done.” Casey Donahew has always been one of those dreamers
It’s a comment Maestro Scott Arkenberg has heard over and over and over again.
“People tell me that they came to Holiday Pops because they wanted to find Christmas again,” he says, his voice quivering in the silence that immediately followed the sentence. “And I …
Combining her experiences in gospel, classical, rock and rap, the 25-year-old rapper Lizzo is being hailed as an innovator and leading the resurrection of ’90s brazen, fast-paced emcees like Missy Elliott and Queen Latifah.
The singer-songwriter also is co-author of a new book about Richard Pryor.
Justin Moore ain’t the jealous type. But a few weeks ago, the country music star from Arkansas proved he was human. As he watched yet another award show in which he was again not recognized for the progress he has made in his impressive career, …
Some other new offerings this year for your Christmas music playlist:
JOHNNY MATHIS, “Sending You a Little Christmas.” The latest by one of the season’s consummate voices includes duets with Billy Joel, Susan Boyle and Gloria Estefan.
BAD RELIGION, “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” The …
Kelly Clarkson, Trace Adkins and Erasure are among the acts bringing good cheer with new Christmas music.
For the last three years, a much smaller version of Record Store Day — on Black Friday — has helped give indie shops a welcome jolt on the cusp of Christmas. Check it out this Friday.
NEW YORK — A step back in time proved to be a forward-looking move for Elton John.
Upon the suggestion of producer T Bone Burnett, the 66-year-old singer reverted to a musical format he used when starting out more than four decades ago. The new …
The holiday season will be celebrated with a Polish accent when the Lira Ensemble presents, “Polish Carols, Song & Dance,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at Dominican University Performing Arts Center. The program will feature the Lira Singers, Lira Dancers and Lira Orchestra, conducted by …