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  • Music review: L.A. Master Chorale's folk music program at Disney Hall

     
    Grant Gershon’s term at the head of the Los Angeles Master Chorale has been mostly noted for his expansion into new music, in parallel to what has been going on at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He knows it, saying he......
  • Ojai Music Festival names Dawn Upshaw music director for 2011, announces UC Berkeley partnership

     
    Soprano Dawn Upshaw has been named music director of the 2011 Ojai Music Festival. A star of the opera and concert stage, she is the latest in a long line of guest artists who have been invited to help create......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel makes a case for 'Cantata Criolla'

     
    Wikipedia, that good guide to prominence, provides a proper biography of Ramón Antonio Gerard Estévez, a.k.a. Martin Sheen, with many references, links and a full filmography. But Antonio Estévez, a.k.a. chopped liver, gets next to nothing. Buried...
  • Composers Institute trains future artists each year at the Virginia Arts Festival

    Composers Institute trains future artists each year at the Virginia Arts Festival
    The Virginia Arts Festival brings in an important lineup of international performers each year. Working almost behind the scenes is another festival event helping to produce the next generation of composers. The John Duffy Composers Institute held during...
  • Library of Congress builds the record collection of the century

    Library of Congress builds the record collection of the century
    About an hour south of Washington, D.C., deep beneath rolling hills near the verdant Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, lies a storehouse filled with bounty. At one time, during the Cold War, that treasure was cash — about $3-billion worth —...
  • Do more than follow the music

    When is following Twitter during a classical concert not considered rude? How about when the orchestra expressly asks you to? The Costa Mesa-based Pacific Symphony is requesting that patrons break with the rules of concert decorum on Saturday by...
  • The World & Music Choice

    The World & Music Choice
    Does the job you do indicate your music choice? So my boss thought it might be fun for me to ask some of my co-workers here at the station what music they listen to during the work day.  I was expecting to get a lot more current popular music than I did,...
  • 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...
  • Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together

    Critic's Notebook: 'The Smile Sessions' puts puzzle together
    Forty-five years ago this week at United Western Recorders, near Sunset and Vine in Los Angeles, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, along with a radio interviewer, were hanging out in a studio with a grand piano, a microphone and a work in progress called...
  • Local student hitting high notes in senior year at Frostburg

    Laura Fehle, of New Windsor, was scheduled to present her senior soprano recital Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center at Frostburg State University, where she is a senior in the music department. Fehle will be...
  • BSO captures Baltimore in music

    BSO captures Baltimore in music
    Some of the loudest, most propulsive sounds to be heard outside of an Ozzfest arena show hit unsuspecting Baltimore Symphony Orchestra audiences last year during a circus-theme program devised by music director Marin Alsop. One of the thrashing works...