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Aaron Copland

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  • 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...
  • 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: 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......
  • Pacific Symphony wants you to follow Twitter during concert

     
    When is following Twitter during a classical concert not considered rude? How about when the orchestra expressly asks you to? The Pacific Symphony is requesting that patrons break with the rules of concert decorum on Saturday by keeping their cellphones.....
  • CD reviews: Melodramas that aren't melodramatic

     
    Marriage between word and music has never been simple, and is seldom stress-free. Take melodrama. I'm not sure what caused its meaning to change over the years. In the 18th century, melodrama was the genre of spoken word accompanied by......
  • ‘Resurrection Symphony’ is ‘once-in-a-lifetime chance’ for UCF choir

     
    Here's a story sent from the University of Central Florida on its choir's participation in Saturday's “Resurrection Symphony” concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra: After the lights dim on the Bob Carr stage this weekend, 113...
  • White heat: Six degrees of John Cale

     
    John Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
  • New England Shaker sampler

    When you first see the village, sleeping on the flank of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts, you think of impossibly perfect places: Shangri-La, Brigadoon, Moon River. You think of the world the way it ought to be: everything clean,...