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  • Danish chamber orchestra goes viral with chile-eating stunt

    Danish chamber orchestra goes viral with chile-eating stunt
    A chamber music ensemble in Denmark has gone viral with a video showing its musicians consuming hot chile peppers during a performance of a classical-music number. The spicy peppers cause the musicians to wheeze and writhe in pain, but they manage to...
  • Baltimore Rock Opera Society, Concert Artists of Baltimore converge for 'fun, crazy' event

    Baltimore Rock Opera Society, Concert Artists of Baltimore converge for 'fun, crazy' event
    Two musical worlds will collide this weekend. Concert Artists of Baltimore, a valued contributor to the area's classical scene for 28 years, will team up with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society for a program billed as "Convergence Maximus." It could...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Pick of the Week Newberry Consort: Chicago's enterprising early music ensemble begins its season with "Musica Barroca Mexicana," a program of Mexican and Italian Baroque vocal and instrumental works, several of them U.S. premieres, newly discovered in...
  • Wagner descendant heads a music fest -- Beethoven, not Bayreuth

    Wagner descendant heads a music fest -- Beethoven, not Bayreuth
    Nike Wagner suffered a bitter defeat in a family power struggle over Germany's Bayreuth Festival, which is dedicated to the operas of her great-grandfather, Richard Wagner. But she is back on the European classical music scene, with a festival devoted...
  • Governors Award Recipient Harry Belafonte: 'We Have to Work Harder'

    Harry Belafonte, who will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at Saturday's Governors Awards, calls it a "validation" to receive recognition from "an institution that has been so dominant in American culture," but hastens to add that Hollywood...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters

    UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters
    UCF music's sour note What is the value of a reputation? The University of Central Florida is known for its school of engineering, and many of its graduates enjoy successful careers in that field, but its colleges offer more than just STEM courses and...
  • A trip through music history with the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig

    A trip through music history with the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig
    Reading music history can be rewarding. Hearing it is much more fun. Wednesday night's concert by the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, presented at the Kennedy Center by Washington Performing Arts, was a perfect case in point. The program offered...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays with 'verve, finesse'

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays with 'verve, finesse'
    The Allentown Symphony Orchestra played with verve and finesse the music of Roberto Sierra, Edward Elgar and Beethoven. Miller Symphony Hall is a venue that provides an experience that raises the spirits. Guest cellist Matt Haimovitz, composer Sierra...
  • Paul Greenberg: Music of the night

    Just in time, as this season of ill will known as an American political campaign reaches its vitriolic height, comes a pause in all the tumult. It's another evening of chamber music at the Clinton Library here in Little Rock, a welcome break in the day'...
  • Seeking an inner light amid darkness of Dvorak's Stabat Mater

      Seeking an inner light amid darkness of Dvorak's Stabat Mater
    Music and sadness is an endless and much too studied subject. Does sad music make us feel better by first making us feel worse, like, say, having a tooth pulled? Or do we feel better simply because we are thankful we may not suffer as, say, a grief-...