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  • Manchester Orchestra changes again

    Manchester Orchestra changes again
    Did you like Manchester Orchestra's latest album? Don't get used to it. Every time the Atlanta indie-rock quintet finishes recording, it charges in the opposite direction. Thus 2011's "Simple Math" is full of elaborate orchestral arrangements, last year's...
  • Film Music Feels the Love of European Festivals

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Film music seems to get a lot more respect at film festivals in Europe than in the U.S. Take Belgium's Film Festival Gent, which ran Oct. 14-25, including a concert of Nino Rota's movie music performed by the Brussels...
  • 15 things to do with the kids this week: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

    Wednesday, Nov. 26: "JELLIES" One of the city's most popular exhibits of the last two years, the Shedd Aquarium's "Jellies" has announced its last call for visitors. The hauntingly beautiful jellyfish will vanish in January, so there's no time like the...
  • Conciertos y eventos culturales

    Conciertos y eventos culturales
    MÚSICA LEON FOSTER THOMAS ENSEMBLE FECHA: 28 de noviembre LUGAR: Jazz at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) 770 NE 125th St., North Miami HORA: 8-9:15 p.m. BOLETOS: gratis MELISSA ETHERIDGE FECHA: 28 de noviembre LUGAR: Pompano Beach...
  • New book about El Sistema paints unflattering portrait

    When Geoffrey Baker, a music professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, traveled to Venezuela to work on a book about El Sistema, he was expecting to write a predictably upbeat account of the country's much lauded classical-music education system....
  • Review: Ashu brings the sax's soulful voice to splendid PSO concert

    Review: Ashu brings the sax's soulful voice to splendid PSO concert
    For some inexplicable reason, many classical orchestras fear to tread on the uncertain domain of classical saxophone repertoire. Whether it's the relative newness of an instrument that didn't have much time to grow into the classical tradition, or its...
  • Alsop, BSO deliver a riveting program of Bernstein and Beethoven

    Alsop, BSO deliver a riveting program of Bernstein and Beethoven
    Leonard Bernstein spent a good deal of time confronting age-old existential questions of life, religion, identity. He was determined to discover definitive meaning and purpose. But, as the famed conductor-composer wrote in 1960, "I have two answers to...
  • 'Florencia en el Amazonas' a culture clash solved by orchestra

     'Florencia en el Amazonas' a culture clash solved by orchestra
    As the first opera by a Mexican composer and, astonishingly, the first Spanish-language opera commissioned by a major U.S. opera company, Daniel Catán's "Florencia en el Amazonas" had by its very nature all the makings of becoming an operatic game-changer...
  • There's a lot about Baltimore to be thankful for

    There's a lot about Baltimore to be thankful for
    I stood in the press box in October 1991 and watched dozens of men who had played for the Orioles over four decades emerge from the home-team dugout and take their old positions. The last game at Memorial Stadium had just ended and, melancholic as the...
  • Sunday: A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Sunday: A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Kick off the most wonderful time of the year with local musicians performing renditions of their favorite holiday tunes, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Now in its 18th year, the...
  • Youth symphony orchestra will present free holiday concert

    The Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony Orchestra will present a free holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Paul P. Williams Auditorium at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. The MAYS students will be joined by college's...