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  • Make this L.A. Chamber Orchestra guest conductor feel at home

    Make this L.A. Chamber Orchestra guest conductor feel at home
    With Jeffrey Kahane having announced that he will step down as music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 2017, it is safe to assume that any guest conductor is a candidate for the position. There's time. The search will likely be long and...
  • Diverse Jewish learning festival returns to South Florida

    Diverse Jewish learning festival returns to South Florida
    The Jewish learning festival Limmud Miami returns for a second year. Following last year's positively received South Florida debut, the upcoming Limmud Miami 2015, takes place on Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kovens Conference Center on Florida...
  • All-star indie pop group to perform Beatles' entire 'White Album'

    All-star indie pop group to perform Beatles' entire 'White Album'
    The Wild Honey Orchestra’s latest benefit concert will serve up the Beatles' “White Album” on Feb. 28 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, with an all-star lineup of pop-minded musicians from L.A. and beyond raising money for Autism Think...
  • Spring pop music: Albums galore

    When it comes to big-name albums, it's becoming rare for release dates to be announced much in advance. The element of surprise is a big bonus, and social media spread the word like wildfire. So, rather then tell us ahead of time, everybody's trying to...
  • CSO goes back to the future for 2015-16

    CSO goes back to the future for 2015-16
    Like some, though not all, of the top U.S. orchestras, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra always has been more comfortable glorying in its past than embracing its future. True to form, the CSO will celebrate its 125th anniversary season in 2015-16 with...
  • 818 Roundup: Music education thrives in Burbank; Remembering conductor Norman Mamey

    818 Roundup: Music education thrives in Burbank; Remembering conductor Norman Mamey
    Good morning, 818! We hope you had a great weekend. It's Monday, January 26, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 70 degrees and a low of 52 degrees with a 30% chance of showers during the day and a 40% chance in the evening,...
  • Downers Grove student takes master class with famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma

    Downers Grove student takes master class with famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma
    Timothy Edwards' email address reads, in part, "cellomaniac." So imagine his excitement when he was chosen as just one of a few to participate in a master class taught by Yo-Yo Ma, a world-renowned musician, who also plays the cello. Edwards, 17, is a...
  • Wang, Lang, Ma and Bell rule Philharmonic Society's 2015-16 season

    Wang, Lang, Ma and Bell rule Philharmonic Society's 2015-16 season
    What would an Orange County classical music season be without a superstar or two from China? The Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s newly-announced concert list for 2015-16 leaves the question unanswered. It features separate performances...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...