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Chicago Tribune: Shanghai Symphony Brings 140-Year Tradition to America

Chicago Tribune: Shanghai Symphony Brings 140-Year Tradition to America

When the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra makes its Chicago-area debut Aug. 16 at the Ravinia Festival, no one will be prouder of the occasion than its music director, Long Yu.

Clef Notes: Q&A with Celebrated Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Clef Notes: Q&A with Celebrated Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

One of the most gifted violinists of her generation, Anne Akiko Meyers embodies what a virtuoso violinist should be as a powerful interpreter of beloved repertoire that spans centuries and yet poised to open that same repertoire to new music, serving as a vanguard in what has traditionally been a guarded space.