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  • Marsalis, Philadelphia orchestra go by the book at the Wallis

     Marsalis, Philadelphia orchestra go by the book at the Wallis
    Branford Marsalis can be a beguiling saxophonist, whether as a jazz player, a pop musician or, increasingly, in the classical repertory. In the latter, he has distinguished himself particularly in French and Russian saxophone concertos, and he has...
  • Mandell Collection matches gifted musicians with vintage instruments

    Mandell Collection matches gifted musicians with vintage instruments
    Peter Mandell, a professional bassoonist, had been comatose for nearly two months when he began to move his fingers. His wife, Sarah, a stand-up bass player, said Peter started to "air bassoon" the Mozart bassoon concerto on her hand. "It was a very...
  • Courant Carrier Lucian Tercyak

    Courant Carrier Lucian Tercyak
    In his own words: Lucian Tercyak, Boston In New Britain, in 1962, I lived on Brooklawn Street. My Courant route started at the corner of Corbin Avenue and Dover Road and was bounded on the east by Corbin Avenue, on the west by Lincoln Street, on the...
  • Supersonico Festival more like a dress rehearsal than a premiere

    Supersonico Festival more like a dress rehearsal than a premiere
    Between songs during his band Calle 13's hard, beat-heavy musical polemic as part of the inaugural Supersonico Festival in downtown Los Angeles, the Puerto Rican rapper-singer known as Residente posed a simple question. Looking to set linguistic ground...
  • Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants

    Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants
    The Orange County Board of County Commissioners this week accepted the recommendations of the Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Board to provide $2,085,400 to a long list of arts organizations. The money comes from the Tourist Development Tax. About 2...
  • A schmaltzy farewell: Zen for Primates wraps up after 27 years

    It is hard to describe Zen for Primates. The band is often called called "cabaret rock." Rock, however, would not seem to apply to a group with a singer, cello, violin and sax, with no bass or drums. When Zen was formed 27 years ago, violins and...
  • Hartford Symphony Opens 2014/2015 Season

    Hartford Symphony Opens 2014/2015 Season
    A summer-like night and a new relationship marked the opening of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 season Thursday, the first opening night since the orchestra and the Bushnell entered into a collaborative agreement six months ago. "It is...
  • The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity

    The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity
    The Takacs Quartet and pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin opened the chamber music season at Orchestra Hall Thursday night with an irresistible display of how to perform Belgian and French masterworks. The common approach long has been to emphasize lightness,...
  • Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events

    Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events
    The ninth annual Free Fall Baltimore, a cool project of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to provide free access to a wide range of cultural events each October, includes quite a few entries in the classical music category. Here are some...
  • Lincoln Center Theater Adds New Play by Douglas Carter Beane to Slate

    Lincoln Center Theater has lined up two productions to open in June, including the world premiere of "Shows for Days," the latest play by Douglas Carter Beane, whose play "The Nance" was produced on Broadway by LCT a couple of seasons ago. Jerry Zaks,...
  • Central Florida Community Arts presents 'Umbra in Lucem (Shadow to Light)'

    Central Florida Community Arts presents 'Umbra in Lucem (Shadow to Light)'
    Central Florida Community Arts presents its Symphony Orchestra and Women’s Chorale in a concert titled "Umbra in Lucem (Shadow to Light)." On the program are works by Shostakovich, Dvorak, Verdi, Mozart and others. The concert selections are...