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Nov 21, 2017

American composer Steve Reich says goodbye to 80 and Northwestern University  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/vonrhein/ct-ent-classical-steve-reich-1122-story.html  At 81, a grand old man of minimalism finds a new generation of acolytes, on campuses and in concert halls.

Nov 20, 2017

Lyric's 'Pearl Fishers' ablaze in hot colors, but first-class singing heats up house  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/vonrhein/ct-ent-lyric-pearl-fishers-review-1121-story.html  Come for the spectacle, stay for the top-tier vocalism

Nov 19, 2017

Two voices tell a deeply human transgender story 'As One'  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/vonrhein/ct-ent-fringe-opera-as-one-review-1120-story.html  Fringe Opera stages a moving and compelling chamber opera about a transgender person's journey to self-acceptance and self-love

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