Story | Jul 6, 2012
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Story | Jan 9, 2012As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins that accompanies the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film's chilling shower scene.
Story | May 11, 2011
Hear Now: A Festival of New Music by Contemporary Los Angeles Composers will offer pieces by a few well-known figures -– provocative British transplant Thomas Adès, longtime USC professor Stephen Hartke, someone named Esa-Pekka Salonen -– as...
Story | Aug 2, 2011
Santa Fe Opera revives Berg's "Wozzeck" for the first time in a decade. David Robertson is the exceptional conductor.
Story | Nov 9, 2011
Carl Stone, the Los Angeles composer, was a pioneer sampler in the 1970s, crafting passages from classical music, jazz and rock into musical works that enchant like Alexander Calder sculptures. Although he was sampling before Kanye West was born, Stone...