The highs and lows in classical music in Chicago in 2017

Chicago Tribune

By John von Rhein


Worthiest homage to a 20th-century master: The University of Chicago Presents’ comprehensive ongoing survey of works by Gyorgy Ligeti, one of the century’s true originals.

Second-worthiest homage to a 20th-century master: New music specialists Nomi Epstein and Shanna Gutierrez organized a three-day festival devoted to the nonpareil art of the nearly forgotten Soviet Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya, also at the U. of C.

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