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  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ OUTRAGE AT OKLAHOMA — BUT A SHRUG AT UNIVERSITY PARK? HAS PENN STATE LEARNED NOTHING? The contrasts could not be more striking. Here's what University of Oklahoma President David Boren said when members of...
  • The magic of Les Violons du Roy and Marc-André Hamelin

    Just for the record, last Sunday's program by Les Violons du Roy, the excellent Quebec-based chamber orchestra, and another notable French-Canadian, pianist Marc-André Hamelin, for the Shriver Hall Concert Series was a thorough charmer. (A flurry of...
  • Elgin Master Chorale welcomed new voices to open rehearsal

    With upcoming performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony set for May 2 and 3 at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, the Elgin Master Chorale welcomed new prospects to an open rehearsal recently at Elgin Community College. Patty Dowd Schmitz,...
  • Adrian Da Prato, long-serving CSO musician, dies at 94

     Adrian Da Prato, long-serving CSO musician, dies at 94
    Adrian Da Prato, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's violin section from 1946 until his retirement from the CSO in 1996, died on Tuesday in Chicago, according to a statement released by the orchestra on Wednesday. He was 94. The Italian-born,...
  • A return to China's isolationist past would be disastrous

    Beijing increasingly appears to be walling China off from the outside world, with potentially disastrous consequences. Take civil society. China's national legislature is considering a bill that would further restrict the operations of foreign non-...
  • OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces

    OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces
    The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest is presenting a program of Spanish music and what a program it is! Titled "Images of Spain," the selections contain two of the most lively and luscious evocations of that Mediterranean country in classical music...
  • New in Laie

    New in Laie
    The small town of Laie, Oahu, is growing. The heavily Mormon town on Oahu's northeast coast is known for its luaus and preservation of cultural influences that formed Hawaii. It is the home of the Polynesian Cultural Center, one of Oahu's biggest...
  • Social media best practices: Make sure it isn't boring

    Social media best practices: Make sure it isn't boring
    The conversation the other day in the newsroom turned to being creative on Twitter. And as I listened intently to what people were saying, I knew right away that I had my next So Social column. I might be one of the few who looks at every tweet, every...
  • A mother tongue lures visitors to museums

    A mother tongue lures visitors to museums
    As the Americans who are at least 5 years old and speak a language other than English at home now exceed 20 percent of the population, museums across the country are responding with bilingual and non-English educational programs for all ages. Offered in...
  • Colchester edition community news

    Colchester Business Association Tag Sale COLCHESTER - On Sunday June 14, The Colchester Business Association will hold its 34th Annual Tag Sale on the Green. Early Bird signup rate of $30 for members is available until Tuesday, May 5, after which the...
  • BSO Players Committee: We're very proud of all the musicians who sit on our stage

    BSO Players Committee: We're very proud of all the musicians who sit on our stage
    An article on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra players suggested that recently hired musicians may have been selected from applicant pools of lesser quality ("BSO musicians air frustrations over vacancies, more," March 9). The quality of recent hires of...