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  • 'Into the Woods,' 'Dunsinane' headed to Wallis Annenberg Center

    'Into the Woods,' 'Dunsinane' headed to Wallis Annenberg Center
    A production of the musical "Into the Woods" from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, a concert with Branford Marsalis and an evening with former CIA director Leon Panetta will be among the highlights of the new season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for...
  • New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody

    New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody
    The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean. Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance

    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance
    Music enthusiasts and fans of "big canvas" performances should expect nothing less from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's opening night performance this September. Audience members will hear four arrangements from LACO as it ushers in the start of a...
  • Sunrise pops orchestra looking to attract younger audience

    Since 1987, Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra has been playing the classical pieces many expect to hear from an orchestra, like music from famous composers Mozart and Tchaikovsky, and popular music from the Frank Sinatra era. But in the last few years...
  • Handing over the reins at Easton's Williams Arts Center

    Handing over the reins at Easton's Williams Arts Center
    The Williams Center for the Arts at Easton's Lafayette College has become a mecca for jazz and world music, as well as classical music and dance companies. What began as a modest series of mostly classical music concerts has grown to 20 some concerts...
  • Tapping into Savion Glover's talent

    Tapping into Savion Glover's talent
    It's not often that a single figure dominates a field of artistic endeavor as completely as Savion Glover has loomed over tap dance of the last 20 years. He injected tap with the frenetic energy and freestyle abandon of hip-hop, and Glover's...
  • Next lesson for Simone Porter, 17: solo debut with L.A. Philharmonic

    Next lesson for Simone Porter, 17: solo debut with L.A. Philharmonic
    Don't call her a prodigy. Seventeen-year-old Simone Porter will make her solo debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 4, but she doesn't think she's preternaturally gifted. "The word 'prodigy' brings to mind some kid who...
  • New UMBC arts center is built for show

    New UMBC arts center is built for show
    The just-completed Performing Arts and Humanities Building atop the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes quite a statement from almost every angle — the sun-reflecting, stainless-steel-wrapped Concert Hall; the glass-...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
  • Three Broward art houses share $90K grant for 'new work'

    The Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood and Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale recently received the Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) / Knight New Work Projects Awards totaling $90,000. The Coral...
  • Michael Feinstein meets the challenge

    Michael Feinstein meets the challenge
    Noted singer-pianist Michael Feinstein remembers what he was thinking just before he took the stage last year for his inaugural performance as principal conductor of the Pasadena Pops. “It was a moment of truth,” said Feinstein, who had...