Chamber brings new freshness to Mahler’s

By JOHN VON RHEIN Chicago Tribune The Rembrandt Chamber Players presented a fascinating rarity Sunday at the Merit School of Music’s Gottlieb Hall: Erwin Stein’s arrangement for small ensemble of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. The concert launched a Mahler project that will include similarly pared-down transcriptions of the composer’s “Songs of a Wayfarer” and “Das[…]

Rembrandt Chamber Players performance does Golijov proud

By MICHAEL CAMERON Chicago Tribune Chicago institutions promoted Osvaldo Golijov for at least a few years before his appointment as CSO composer-in-residence in 2006, and in this short time we have been treated to a substantial chunk of his output. The centerpiece of the Rembrandt Chamber Players concert Sunday was a rare local performance of[…]