Bienen School presents Strauss’ sparkling musical cocktail ‘Die Fledermaus’

Johann Strauss’ high-spirited operetta of frivolity, festivities and a practical joke gone awry, ‘Die Fledermaus’, premiered in 1874 in Vienna, and remains one of the composer’s most beloved works.

Winter Chamber Music Festival lineup includes James Ehnes, Stephanie Blythe

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music begins the 24th annual Winter Chamber Music Festival Jan. 10. Performances include the festival debuts of the Aizuri Quartet, American String Quartet and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, as well as the return of Grammy Award-winning violinist James Ehnes, pianist Andrew Armstrong and the Dudok Quartet Amsterdam.