| Jan 31, 2010
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....
| Mar 27, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The Northern State University Symphonic Band will present a spring concert, Semper Fidelis to America in collaboration with the Huron High School Symphonic Band at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
The NSU Symphonic Band is under the...
| May 8, 2011
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 —...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:36 PM
The SOS went out, donations came in and on Saturday, July 2, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present the 26th annual “Salute to Independence” at Antietam National Battlefield.
Just a few months ago, the yearly extravaganza —...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:09 PM
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,...
| Nov 6, 2011
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:31 AM
It's still late-summer, but classical musicians can hardly wait to get back into the concert hall for the 2011-2012 season.
One of the first to return is the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Marin Alsop leads a Gala Celebration concert Sept. 10 at...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 10:36 AM
To evoke a person's soul, sometimes even the best words must give way to music, as shown in the world premiere of "Zora! We're Calling You!" Saturday night.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra debuted "Zora! We're Calling You," a commissioned work that...