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  • 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...
  • Sones De Mexico's polite sonic insurrection

    Sones De Mexico's polite sonic insurrection
    About 20 years ago, bass guitarist Juan Dies was asked to perform at a party in Pilsen that celebrated the legacy of Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata. He invited some friends to join him and soon they formed the group Sones De Mexico. Since...
  • Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner

    Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner
    French intellectuals love trying to figure out America. Essential to our victory in the Revolutionary War, our first international ally, and beloved by Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, France occupies an odd space in the...
  • Review: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson shines in ASO Russian-themed opener

    The Allentown Symphony opened its new season Saturday and Sunday with an all-Russian composer program, but Sunday's concert actually started with a version of the Star Spangled Banner. That was an impromptu performance, since it just so happened that it...
  • Hilary Hahn out, Pinchas Zukerman in for Baltimore Symphony's season-opener

    Hilary Hahn out, Pinchas Zukerman in for Baltimore Symphony's season-opener
    Hilary Hahn has canceled her scheduled season-opening performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and music director Marin Alsop this weekend due to muscle strain. In mid-July, Hahn announced that she would cancel...
  • Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. Now, the 62-year old is making the rounds on hit Turkish TV shows, part of a ratings race increasingly driven by a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Amistad Center Receives Prestigious Grant To Support Education Programs

    The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is one of only 12 museums in the nation - and the only one in Connecticut - to receive a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS), as part of the Museum Grants for African American History...
  • European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich

    European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich
    After nearly a century, Dada — the art movement begun here, in safe Switzerland, to tweak established conditions at a time when the establishment meant the institutions that had led the world into war — is now itself part of the establishment....
  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his "bug" for practicing

    * Galway honoured for his popularising of flute * Says he practiced like today's youth play videogames * Sir Neville Marriner, 90, says "chose his parents well" By Michael Roddy LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the...