Come See Music, Theater, and Some Jacob TV Alex Hough Tonight at the Merit School of Music, the 11 young musicians of Fifth House Ensemble will double as actors in the third act of their Commedia dell’Arte concert series. Fifth House presents unconventional concerts, connecting music with seemingly unrelated things (recently they worked with a

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Brahms After All Bryant Manning George Costanza once recalled that he was only able beat the video game Frogger in high school because of a “perfect combination of Mountain Dew and mozarella, and just the right amount of grease on the joystick.” I suppose a similarly rare combo made for one of my favorite–if not favorite–concerts of the year. As part of the free, weekly

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House Calls Marc Geelhoed “We’re expecting a very fluid audience,” says Adam Marks of the Fifth House Ensemble’s concert at the Shedd Aquarium. That’s the first of many watery puns dribbling their way through the conversation, and a solid indication of the humor that sets the group apart from its peers. The young chamber ensemble

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