Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:43 am
#ThrowbackThursday: “Roxanne” by The
Clizbeats.com#ThrowbackThursday: “Roxanne” by The PoliceClizbeats.comThe English rock band The Police released their debut single in America 38 years ago tomorrow. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of the band's main trio forming the group. Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers are the three mainstay ...
Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:24 am
Collection of works highlighted in 'Rhapsody
Collection of works highlighted in 'Rhapsody in Blue' at Heinz HallTribune-ReviewThe quintet features Police drummer Stewart Copeland. Parker also is a member of Piano Plus, a group of keyboardists who take music to “places where it is hard to get downtown for a concert or where there no downtown,” he says. They try to bring music ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 6:02 pm
Opera with Louise Brooks inspired character
Huffington PostOpera with Louise Brooks inspired character debuts in Chicago, and it's not LuluHuffington PostThe score is by Stewart Copeland (the co-founder and drummer for the Police), with stage direction by the English actor-writer Jonathan Moore. Copeland and Moore collaborated on the libretto. The opera was commissioned by the Long Beach Opera and ...
Posted on 20 February 2017 | 1:24 pm
Review: From Stewart Copeland, 'Invention of
Chicago TribuneReview: From Stewart Copeland, 'Invention of Morel' a brilliant piece of musical surrealismChicago TribuneStewart Copeland's pungent score and English actor-writer Jonathan Moore's stage direction (he co-authored the libretto with Copeland) exert a cumulative hallucinatory power that haunts your thoughts well after you've left the theater. With this, his ...Scant musical invention in COT's “Invention of Morel”Chicago Classical ReviewBlind love and immortality haunt 'The Invention of Morel'Chicago Sun-Timesall 3 news articles »
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 10:13 am
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions – Collected
There’s a fine alternate version of “Jennifer She Said”, recorded with Stewart Copeland and Julian Mendelsohn, and pickings from sessions with Chris Thomas, including the excellent and unreleased “Everyone’s Complaining”, meatier than anything ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 9:21 pm
Beatles First With Ringo, Jagger Shot In
Unhappy with Henry’s playing, Sting and Stewart Copeland had added guitarist Andy Summers, who was 10 years older, had served briefly with Eric Burdon and The Animals, and had been one of the first Brits to see Jimi Hendrix play in London. Johnny Cash ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:08 am
Reissues convert longtime Rush hater
The trio contracts its sound chasing such new cool influences as Peter Gabriel and the Police. Peart’s drumming nicely nicks from Stewart Copeland, and Alex Lifeson trades classic rock riffs for Andy Summers’ strange textures. Rush’s cult claims ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 5:36 pm
Interview: Phono-Cinema Directors On
It tells the story since the sixties when he was a jazz guitar player and also his psychedelic facet before he met Stewart Copeland and Sting. We Are Twisted Fucking Sister tells the story of Twisted Sister before they were famous. It's about the ten years ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 9:04 am
Can't Stand Losing You follows Summers' early days in the psychedelic '60s music scene when he played with The Animals, which led to encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting, which led to the formation of The Police. Although Summers is a ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 8:44 pm