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  • Review: Orlando Philharmonic, conducted by Alondra de la Parra

     Review: Orlando Philharmonic, conducted by Alondra de la Parra
    The only major misstep during the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's spectacular season-opening concert took place during intermission. When conductor Alondra de la Parra took the podium to start the concert's second half, she turned to the audience and...
  • BSO opens 99th season in great form with Beethoven, Mahler

    BSO opens 99th season in great form with Beethoven, Mahler
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 99th season -- Marin Alsop’s eighth as music director -- promises to be eventful. That’s the take-away from Friday night’s performance at Meyerhoff Hall, where the concert will be repeated...
  • L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich

     L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich
    Swiss audiences aren't known to stand, not, anyway, during ovations at orchestra concerts. Maybe that comes with the complacent territory. Lucky Switzerland ranks No. 1 on the where-to-be-born index. Or maybe — however exceptional the quality of...
  • A grand night to hear CSO, Tchaikovsky under the stars

     A grand night to hear CSO, Tchaikovsky under the stars
    Since Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have room in their packed schedule to present only one free concert a year for the general public, let every concert be as enjoyably done as their latest gift to the city and its citizens, given...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB

    Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB
    Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
  • For openers, Chicago Philharmonic offers Danish novelties

     For openers, Chicago Philharmonic offers Danish novelties
    The Evanston-based Chicago Philharmonic, which began its 25th anniversary season Sunday evening in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University, does things differently from other suburban professional orchestras. This self-styled "community...
  • Virginia Symphony president resigns

    Eric Borenstein announced Wednesday his resignation as president and executive director of the Virginia Symphony. He plans to return to his home in New York. Borenstein came to the region four years ago from a job as executive director of the Erie (Pa.)...
  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. RASCAL FLATTS For its first country music concert and third overall, Allentown’s new PPL Center has gotten one of the biggest bands. But there are other reasons Rascal Flatts is a big show for...
  • Classical: Princeton Singers celebrate 30 years during Zoellner concert

    Classical: Princeton Singers celebrate 30 years during Zoellner concert
    When the Princeton Singers was founded in 1983 by John Bertalot, then choir-master organist at Trinity Church in Princeton, N.J., the small group of devoted singers could only dream that 30 years later they would earn a reputation as one of the nation's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ECSO Opening Night Spectacular

    The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra launches its 68th season on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada, conducts The Opening Night Spectacular in a 6 concert series, from...