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  • Where to hear Alondra de la Parra, 1st Orlando Philharmonic music-director candidate

     Where to hear Alondra de la Parra, 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Orlando Philharmonic music-director candidate
    The first of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's five music-director candidates is in town this week. Alondra de la Parra will conduct the orchestra's season-opening concert, which features Mahler's Symphony No. 1. Mexican-born de la Parra, 34, holds...
  • Richard W. Parsons, Baltimore County librarian

    Richard W. Parsons, Baltimore County librarian
    Richard William Parsons, a retired Baltimore County librarian who also spent nearly 50 years as a residential advocate for Towson, died of cancer Monday at his Woodbine Avenue home. He was 87. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, he was the son of...
  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his 'bug' for practicing

    LONDON (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the golden flute", attributed his success in part to his "video-game-like" style of practicing as he received a lifetime achievement award at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards on Wednesday....
  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his "bug" for practicing

    * Galway honoured for his popularising of flute * Says he practiced like today's youth play videogames * Sir Neville Marriner, 90, says "chose his parents well" By Michael Roddy LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the...
  • The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth

    The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth
    Oh my gosh, I'm absolutely melting in this extreme hot weather. But what has been worse is the stickiness that has accompanied the heat. I must admit that I am a wimp. When the weather forecasters said that we could be experiencing triple-digit heat...
  • Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'

     Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'
    In a dark trailer filled with monitors and blinking lights, a crew of nearly 20 technicians has its attention fixed on a performance of Verdi's "La Traviata" unfolding on eight separate screens. The live video feeds are coming from eight cameras...
  • Ginny Mancini gives back to the music that nurtured her

     Ginny Mancini gives back to the music that nurtured her
    Ginny Mancini gets lots of solicitations delivered to her Westwood home, thanks to her many decades of philanthropy. But regrettably, she said, she can't answer every plea for help. She's 90 years old, after all, and everyone has to slow down at some...
  • Tourist attractions without sun, surf

    Tourist attractions without sun, surf
    Not all tourists come to Broward County for sun and sand. A full 40 percent of them never make it to the beach, county tourism czar Nicki Grossman said. So Broward County is offering $1 million in hotel tax revenue to foster new tourist attractions...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cuatro Puntos To Perform Concerts

    The Connecticut-based musical ensemble called Cuatro Puntos is a collective of chamber musicians dedicated to global cooperation and peace through the writing, performance, and teaching of music worldwide. The title "Cuatro Puntos" means "four points"...
  • In Northern Europe, classical music abounds

    In Northern Europe, classical music abounds
    Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig form a neat triangle in the middle of what was once the German Democratic Republic, now a thriving composite venue for some of the best classical music to be heard anywhere. While the classical music scene relaxes for summer in...
  • Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO

     Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO
    Riccardo Muti's towering authority, musical and otherwise, should reassure members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's extended family that stability and continuity will be maintained while management undergoes significant transition. Jeff Alexander,...