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  • In 'Maestro,' Felder matures into the role of Bernstein

    In 'Maestro,' Felder matures into the role of Bernstein
    A regular visitor to Chicago with a loyal audience he has carefully cultivated over several years, the pianist-showman Hershey Felder has performed solo shows at the Royal George Theatre about George Gershwin, Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
  • The classy act of making music

    Sitting criss-cross on the floor, four kindergartners each placed a hand on the double bass towering over them to feel the vibrations as it was played. "Wow! How does that feel?" asked Pacific Symphony bassist Doug Basye. "Does it tickle?" Basye gave...
  • Baltimore Symphony prepares for West Coast tour

    Baltimore Symphony prepares for West Coast tour
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be jetting to the West Coast this week for a six-day, three-city tour — its first extended outing since Marin Alsop was named music director five years ago. The tour, which begins Wednesday, opens with a...
  • A fitting wake-up call for the space shuttle crew

     
    The wake-up song for Day 13 of the space shuttle crew of STS-135 was the moving “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland followed by a special message from the folks at Kennedy Space Center. “Three … two … one …...
  • Orlando Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concerts focus on America

     
    Most of us think of a night at the Philharmonic or ballet as a very adult evening out. But did you know how many youngsters get an introduction to classical entertainment through our own Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Ballet? The Orlando Philharmonic...
  • Monster Mash: Actor quits 'Rocky Horror' at Old Globe amid furor

     
    Old Globe loses 'Rocky Horror' actor after sex-case furor...
  • PSO polished; guest vocalist spectacular in experimental season opener

     
    By Philip A. Metzger Special to The Morning Call To open the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra’s season on Saturday, conductor Allan Birney chose a diverse program featuring some of the orchestra’s most talented members, and a guest singer of...
  • Orlando Philharmonic pays tribute to ‘Great Arrangers’

     
    On Monday, Oct. 3, the Orlando Philharmonic presents orchestral arrangements of folk songs, dances, ballet music and more in “The Great Arrangers,” the first concert of the 2011-2012 Focus Series. That's the more intimate series by the Phil...
  • Hollywood Bowl 2012: 'The Producers,' Juanes, 'Rigoletto,' Liza

     
    Hollywood Bowl 2012 highlights will include "The Producers," "Rigoletto," Pixar tribute and festival featuring Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra and Ruben Blades....
  • Storyteller Bill Harley debuts new "Jack and the Beanstalk" at Symphony Hall

     
    What happens when you take a well-known English folk tale and folk music from Europe and America, combine it with a full orchestra and put the whole thing in the hands of a children’s storyteller known for his wit? You get “Jack and the...
  • Bill Harley and Allentown Symphony Orchestra a great match

     
    Funny songs, engaging stories, some interactivity and the music of a live orchestra made for a completely engaging and entertaining introduction to orchestra music at the Allentown Symphony Orchestra Family Concert with Bill Harley Sunday. Harley, whose...