Wynne Delacoma was classical music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1991 to 2006. She is currently a freelance arts writer, lecturer, and adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
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Is classical music criticism a mortally endangered art form? Top critics at the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism say itʼs actually in a golden age, in some respects. Read the report to find out why.More "The Power of Words on Music: Rubin Institute Winds Up" »
In Chicago, opera lovers are suddenly reveling in two new opera companies whose repertory expands and complements Chicago Lyric Opera.More "Letter From Chicago: Second City's Opera Boom" »
In Verdi’s birth year, the Chicago Symphony celebrated the right way, led by Riccardo Muti, one of the greatest of the composer’s champions.More »
The San Francisco Symphony opened the 10-day road show of its American Mavericks project on March 21 with works by Henry Cowell, Charles Ives, and John Adams in Chicago’s Symphony Center.More "S.F. Symphony in Chicago: Talk About Filling a Niche" »
Faced with the retirement of one famous conductor, the Chicago Symphony went courting and landed its man.More "The Bold and Muti-ful Marriage at the Chicago Symphony" »