Rena Slavin


Seong-Jin Cho Dazzles in a Promising Chicago Debut

“Seong-Jin Cho delivered a truly impeccable, if at times self-indulgent, performance. At 24 years old, he is sure to be an exciting figure in the classical piano world for decades to come.”


November 1, 2018

CSO Season Opens With a Cautionary Tale from Russian Composers

Ricardo Muti opened the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season with a compelling, unorthodox program featuring a variety of Russian composers.


October 4, 2018

Montrose Trio Charms Mandel Hall with Virtuosity

The performance was a rousing, spirited finale for UChicago Presents's Classic Concert Series.


April 26, 2018

Soloist In Mo Yang Explores Passion in USO Program

On Saturday the University Symphony Orchestra presented Stavinsky's "Symphonies of Wind Instruments", Bernstein's "Serenade (After Plato's Symposium)", Paganini's "Caprice No. 1", and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B minor "Pathetique".


March 6, 2018

Melnikov Performs Virtuosic Rendition of Shostakovich Fugues

Pianist Alexander Melnikov takes on all 24 of Shostakovich’s "24 Preludes and Fugues" with a beautiful versatility of tone.


February 5, 2018

USO Celebrates Spanish Music From Across the Pyrenees

Do French composers really write the best Spanish music? The University Symphony Orchestra attempts to answer.


January 29, 2018

ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics


November 21, 2017

Sir András Schiff is a Multitasking Maestro at the CSO

Sir András Schiff returns to the CSO after over two decades.


November 9, 2017

Graduate Student Finds Link Between Morning Math Classes and Increased Performance

The data showed that middle and high school students who took math in the first two periods of their day performed significantly better than those who took it in the last two periods.


April 28, 2016

Insurance Firm Reconciles with UCMC

Agreement will keep UCMC physicians in Land of Lincoln Health’s network of providers.


April 19, 2016