Maestro Riccardo Muti’s Bread For The Soul
Holidays / Special Occasions / Writing

Maestro Riccardo Muti’s Bread For The Soul

The Last Sunday of Summer. The afternoon air tinged with damp. The hum of energy and anticipation, furtive glances of you’re-too-late mixed with smiles of recognition, smart phone connections, looking, eating, reading, drinking, talking, laughing, watching, and waiting… The first concert under the baton of Grandissimo Maestro Riccardo Muti, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s new music … Continue reading


Stars Spotlight Jersey Boys, John Coltrane, Easter Seal Superstars, and Maria Pinto

I’ve been seeing stars in Chicago all week! The week began with a fundraiser Monday evening at North Pond Restaurant in Lincoln Park starring the Jersey Boys, on their night off! “Chicago’s own” Lou Canellis the Bears Sports Announcer was Master of Ceremonies. The Jersey Boys wove their magic. They were personable, lively, and fun. … Continue reading