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Violinist Hilary Hahn, Chicago chamber groups, blaze original musical paths Heard & Scene John von Rhein Classical music critic 4:38 p.m. CDT, October 25, 2011 The last several days have brought a rewarding spate of chamber music performances to concert halls in downtown Chicago. The music ranged from J.S. Bach to the very latest new

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Dal Niente, Fifth House groups take listeners to places they’ve never been before John von Rhein, classical music critic Ensemble Dal Niente demands to be heard, and it’s heartening to see the six-year-old Chicago new music group, which serves as ensemble-in-residence at Columbia College, attracting the audience it deserves. Dal Niente’s second concert of the season,

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A strange, compelling musical tale weaved by Fifth House Ensemble Wynne Delacoma One of the most memorable productions of last year’s music season was Fifth House Ensemble’s Black Violet. A set of three concerts that mixed emotionally charged chamber music with elegantly austere graphic novel images, it told the tale of a pampered house cat

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