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  • Deborah Borda to take four-month sabbatical from L.A. Philharmonic

    Deborah Borda to take four-month sabbatical from L.A. Philharmonic
    Deborah Borda will take a four-month sabbatical from her role as president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic so that she can assume a residency at the Harvard Kennedy School  at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.  Borda's...
  • Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'
    With 10 performances remaining before Lyric Opera closes out its primary season, the company is finding that even a standard crowd-pleaser such as "Tosca" can no longer be relied upon to sell out the 3,400-seat Civic Opera House — hence the blizzard...
  • Virginia Arts Fest announces single ticket sales

    Single tickets to the 2015 Virginia Arts festival have gone on sale. The annual spring event will take place April 10 through May 30 in venues from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach. The opening week includes performances by Ballet Hispanico on April...
  • 'Alice in Wonderland' at Disney Hall proves exhilarating

     'Alice in Wonderland' at Disney Hall proves exhilarating
    Alice wants her wonderland. Lewis Carroll's iconic creation is such a natural for music you might have expected a surfeit of Alice operas in the 150 years since the publication of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." Yet none were notable enough in...
  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community
    Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play. Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...
  • Kutztown new home of rare percussion instruments

    The marimba has an interesting history in which, oddly enough, Pennsylvania plays a major role. It is one of the oldest of musical instruments. There are records that the marimba existed in a much cruder form, as long ago as 2,000 B.C. Despite its...
  • Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

    Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk
    This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has...
  • Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'

    Chris Higgins tells Women In Management group how to avoid 'bad guys'
    The chilly weather did not deter members and guests from attending the annual lunch/meeting sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. After lunch, Chris Higgins presented an informative program on data breach risk, a true eye opener as he...
  • Chicagoing for Feb. 26

    Things to do and see around the city ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016. CHICAGO...
  • CSO and Muti hit the right notes, but miss the full emotion

    CSO and Muti hit the right notes, but miss the full emotion
    Russian music of the 19th and 20th centuries remains strongly loved the world over, yet for at least 50 years most Western musicians have approached it as if it were an embarrassment. Performances may have had tastefulness, high color and visceral...
  • 10-day festival promotes cultural arts

    What's happening: Festival of the Arts BOCA Mark your calendar: March 6-15 Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real The details: It opens with the Florida premiere of the 10-time Academy...