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  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
  • Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall

    Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall
    James Gaffigan first appeared on my radar back in 2002 when he was one of four young conductors who took part in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Synergy project at USC, which sought to build relationships between the conductors and composers. He did...
  • Lehigh Valley events include 'Nutcrackers,' Battle of the Bulge anniversary

    Lehigh Valley events include 'Nutcrackers,' Battle of the Bulge anniversary
    'NUTCRACKERS' Join the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy and other characters of the "Nutcracker" ballet this weekend. Repertory Dance Theatre of Emmaus presents its 28th production, accompanied by Allentown Symphony Orchestra, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday...
  • Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

    Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo
    The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry. The evolution of Flagler Village into a hub of residential activity continues on Friday with the downtown Fort Lauderdale...
  • Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27

    Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27
    MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert. Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
  • Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society

    Pam Dearden, executive director of the Gold Coast Jazz Society
      Q: How old is the society? The Gold Coast Jazz Society was formed in 1992 by Fred Ruffner and avid jazz fans. At that time, there was not a lot of jazz offered in the area. The appetite for jazz seems to be increasing, but we need more age diversity...
  • Classical music: Four joyful 'Messiah' concerts on tap

    Few choral works have worn their age as well as Handel's oratorio "Messiah." Following its April 13, 1742, premiere in Dublin, one critic pronounced the work "the finest Composition of Musick that ever was heard." Yet "Messiah" received a cool reception...
  • Standard CSO program takes on new vitality under Honeck

    Standard CSO program takes on new vitality under Honeck
    You could hardly have imagined a more textbook example of standard symphonic repertory than the program that brought Manfred Honeck back to the podium roster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Thursday night at Symphony Center. But an assemblage of...
  • Orlando Ballet's 'Nutcracker' moves to Dr. Phillips Center

    Orlando Ballet's 'Nutcracker' moves to Dr. Phillips Center
    The Orlando Ballet's annual production of "The Nutcracker" will once again be accompanied by a live performance from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. But one big change for this year: The ballet will be performed in the new Dr. Phillips Center for...
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra freshens its traveling spectacle

    Paul O'Neill, the creator, lyricist and composer behind the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, sees the group as having a little in common with Charles Dickens. "We never intended to do 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' for 13 years in a row. It just kind of...
  • TSO by the numbers

    TSO by the numbers To understand the scope of Trans-Siberian Orchestra's appeal, it might be helpful to look at the group's success by the numbers: •10 million: Trans-Siberian Orchestra has sold more than 10 million albums, starting with the...