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  • Standing tall and hating gray

    Standing tall and hating gray
    Last week in this space colleague Iris Krasnow issued a pro-gray hair manifesto that cannot go unchallenged. Normally, I don't take sides of issues because that requires analyzing issues, and who has time for that? You know, with baseball season...
  • Granger Cook, patent law attorney, dies

    Granger Cook, patent law attorney, dies
    Granger Cook Jr. practiced patent law in Chicago for a half-century and also supported several civic organizations in Lake Forest. "Granger was generous with his time and attention, and he was instrumental in mentoring the current population of senior...
  • Weilerstein, Hakhnazaryan lift L.A. Chamber Orchestra with youthful vigor

    Weilerstein, Hakhnazaryan lift L.A. Chamber Orchestra with youthful vigor
    Youth was served in Glendale’s Alex Theatre by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Making his debut on the podium with LACO on Saturday night was Joshua Weilerstein -- born 1987, not long ago a Los Angeles Philharmonic Dudamel Fellow, more recently...
  • Neeme Jarvi leads L.A. Phil through Brahms, Suk's rhapsodic Fantasie

    Neeme Jarvi leads L.A. Phil through Brahms, Suk's rhapsodic Fantasie
    A wag once said that Neeme Järvi seemed intent upon recording the Schwann catalog, which at the time meant everything in sight. A glance at the veteran Estonian conductor’s voluminous repertoire indicates that the wag may not have been kidding....
  • BSO produces colorful 'Pictures' with Peter Oundjian

    BSO produces colorful 'Pictures' with Peter Oundjian
    Things tend to go very well whenever Peter Oundjian makes a guest conducting engagement with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. His return this weekend for a program of works filled with color and melodic adventure is especially rewarding. Oundjian...
  • Review: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea: Two masters at play

    Review: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea: Two masters at play
    Youth has little to do with dates on the calendar, as two septuagenarian pianists proved before a capacity audience Friday night in Orchestra Hall. Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea each long ago achieved exalted status in jazz (and beyond), yet they...
  • Joshua Weilerstein, a recent Dudamel fellow, is back in L.A. as maestro

    Joshua Weilerstein, a recent Dudamel fellow, is back in L.A. as maestro
    Four years ago, Joshua Weilerstein came to Los Angeles as a 23-year-old graduate student to be one of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Dudamel fellows — a highly sought apprenticeship for young conductors. This week Weilerstein returns to L.A. as...
  • Elgin Symphony presenting jazz show with Blues Bros. sax man Lou Marini

    The Elgin Symphony Orchestra next month will be presenting its first jazz concert, which will feature a musician who played with the Blues Brothers and other big acts. The concert will feature Mark Bettcher and his Reunion Jazz Ensemble along with...
  • Korean pop's KCON moves to Staples Center, adds third day

    Korean pop's KCON moves to Staples Center, adds third day
    Los Angeles K-pop fans now have an extra day and a whole new venue for the annual KCON festival. The concert and fan exhibition focusing on South Korean pop culture announced a move and an expansion for its planned July 31-Aug. 2 installment in L.A.,...
  • Osorio helps Chicago Philharmonic celebrate 25 years

    Osorio helps Chicago Philharmonic celebrate 25 years
    Internationally renowned pianist Jorge Federico Osorio will be featured soloist with the Chicago Philharmonic April 19, playing Manuel da Falla's "Nights in the Garden of Spain" and Maurice Ravel's Concerto for The Left Hand. "The Ravel is not that...
  • Another effective 'symphonic play' from Didi Balle, BSO

    Another effective 'symphonic play' from Didi Balle, BSO
    Orchestras everywhere have been trying various projects aimed at putting a fresh spin on the classical concert experience. One of the most persuasive, to my eyes and ears, is the "symphonic play" developed by Didi Balle and championed by the Baltimore...