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  • Chamber ensemble Satori honors Lehigh Valley musical legacy

    Chamber ensemble Satori honors Lehigh Valley musical legacy
    During a concert by the Lehigh Valley chamber ensemble Satori not too long ago, something spooky happened during a performance of Lehigh Valley composer Paul Salerni's "Witches and Rappings" for flute, clarinet, violin and cello that had nothing to do...
  • Save the dates for these galas and benefits

    ALLENTOWN SYMPHONY BALL: The Allentown Symphony Association will hold is 65th annual Symphony Ball, "Cirque du Soiree," Feb. 7 at Lehigh Country Club. The black-tie evening begins with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner and music at 7:30 p.m. Back2Life will...
  • Arts News: Free Symphony tickets for students

    FREE SYMPHONY TICKETS FOR STUDENTS The Allentown Symphony Association is offering free tickets to Lehigh Valley students in grades 1-12 and college students up to age 25 with a student ID to orchestra concerts for the remainder of the 2014-15 season....
  • GOP should realize culture wars ignore middle class

    There they go again. Given control of Congress and the chance to frame an economic agenda for the middle class, the first thing Republicans do is tie themselves in knots over … abortion and rape. I'm not kidding. In a week when President Obama...
  • Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans

    Sainthood and Serra: It's an insult to Native Americans
    Pope Francis' decision to declare Father Junipero Serra a saint in recognition of his work as “the evangelizer of the West in the United States” represents a profound insult to Native Americans and an injustice to history. According to...
  • Late conductor remembered for his achievements

    Late conductor remembered for his achievements
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, is being remembered not just for his musical talent but his drive to achieve goals before his death at the age of 66 Thursday following a battle...
  • Pacific Symphony to pay tribute to Leonard Bernstein

    Carl St.Clair can pinpoint the last moment he saw Leonard Bernstein. The two had just conducted a show together at the Tanglewood Music Center in Massachusetts, and Bernstein, who had trusted his own composition to St.Clair's baton, urged him to attend...
  • Miguel Harth Bedoya and L.A. Phil have special chemistry

    Miguel Harth Bedoya and L.A. Phil have special chemistry
    Scientists have made a considerable effort to identify the characteristics of 103 elements, from hydrogen to lawrencium, and explain the complexities of their interactions. But better living through chemistry only goes so far. The chemistry underlying...
  • Muti introduces CSO audience to Scriabin curiosity

    Muti introduces CSO audience to Scriabin curiosity
    At this midpoint of his fifth season as music director, Riccardo Muti appears to be much less interested in introducing Chicago Symphony Orchestra audiences to important new music than bringing them oddball older repertory that has held personal...
  • Chicago area classical music picks

    Chicago area classical music picks
    Contempo: The University of Chicago's contemporary music collective celebrates its 50th anniversary with world premieres by the late Lee Hyla, Huck Hodge and John Eaton, along with music of two artistic directors, Shulamit Ran and founder Ralph Shapey....
  • CSO taps Atlanta Symphony bassoonist: report

    CSO taps Atlanta Symphony bassoonist: report
    An Atlanta-based website, artsatl.com, reported Thursday that Keith Buncke, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s highly regarded principal bassoon, has won the audition for principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and will assume the post...