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  • 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...
  • Composer Michael Daugherty hears the sounds of America

    Composer Michael Daugherty hears the sounds of America
    Imagine a postmodern Aaron Copland or Charles Ives with a pop cultural twist, and you're primed for the music of Michael Daugherty. A composer of his time and birthright, Daugherty is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native and the musical embodiment of Americana....
  • David Benoit: All that jazz and more

    David Benoit: All that jazz and more
    It was not the kind of thing that happened to him very often -- at least not back then. Three decades ago, David Benoit was a Los Angeles jazz pianist in his 20s, with two albums on a small label. He played birthdays, bar mitzvahs and small nightclubs as...
  • Eighth blackbird lands at Ojai Music Festival

    The Ojai Music Festival has a long tradition of picking some of the era's most important artists to serve as its music director, a position that rotates annually. But though the festival has sometimes chosen more than one person at a time for the job,...
  • Speak, memory

    Speak, memory
    In the early stages of writing my memoir "Slow Motion," I packed my bags and prepared to spend a month at Yaddo, an artists' community in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. I had never been to Yaddo before and was feeling intimidated. James Baldwin, Truman Capote and...