CHICAGO CLASSICAL REVIEW

BY LAWRENCE A. JOHNSON

It was an inspired idea to mark the centennial of World War I with a festival of music composed during the years of the “Great War” (1914-1918). Against the violence and devastation of that armed conflict, the music world was going through a remarkable period of dynamism and tumult.

The University of Chicago Presents series is marking that era this weekend with an interdisciplinary festival, “The Crossroads of World War I and Music,” including five musical events, the first of which was presented Friday night at Mandel Hall.

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