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  • Well-loved comic opera 'The Mikado' comes to Allentown

    Some say W.S. Gilbert was inspired to write "The Mikado" after a Japanese sword, hanging on the wall in his study, suddenly fell. Other say he was simply taking a satirical look at British politics and life. Whatever the reason, Gilbert's comic...
  • Classical: New early music ensemble offers eclectic program

    The proliferation of early music ensembles in the past few years has not bypassed the Lehigh Valley. One recently formed group will present a concert Jan. 18 at Wesley Church in Bethlehem. Violinist Simon Maurer and friends offer a colorful program of...
  • For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas

    For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas
    These Rolling Stones imitators wear college sweaters and Converse shoes and like to comb their hair. But while they dress more conservatively than Keith, Mick and the gang, they nonetheless are likely to get the same sort of satisfaction when they...
  • Tiempo Libre suena en Aventura

    Ellos se reúnen, cocinan algo de arroz, frijoles, yuca frita, tostones y carne, y hablan acerca de lo que está pasando en sus vidas. De esas historias salen las letras de las canciones y componen las melodías. "Tú no puedes trabajar si tienes hambre o...
  • Boston Pops to play Bernstein, Ellington and Mercury

    Boston Pops to play Bernstein, Ellington and Mercury
    They're calling the concert "The Very Best of the Boston Pops," and by their standards that includes not only works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Duke Ellington, but also songs by Queen, ABBA and the Beatles. The Boston Pops Orchestra will...
  • Composer's quest: Define O.C. in 20 minutes of music. You can help.

    Composer's quest: Define O.C. in 20 minutes of music. You can help.
    Making the rounds in Orange County over the past year, Narong Prangcharoen may have looked more like Ken Burns than Beethoven. The Pacific Symphony's composer-in-residence has interviewed people about their cultural heritage and spirituality. He's taken...
  • Allentown Symphony Association offers free tickets for kids

    Allentown Symphony Association offers free tickets for kids
    Here's your chance to introduce your child to the Allentown Symphony Orchestra for free. For the rest of the 2014-2015 season, students in grades 1-12 and college students up to age 25 with a student ID will receive free tickets to the symphony's...
  • Fundraising lags for phase 2 of arts center; county OKs extension

    Fundraising lags for phase 2 of arts center; county OKs extension
    With private fundraising behind schedule, the next phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will open at least a year later than planned. On Tuesday, the arts center received a two-year extension from the Orange County Commission to...
  • Concert violinist files suit seeking $80K for broken bow

    A Los Angeles concert violinist says a Burbank man offered to repair his $80,000 violin bow but broke it instead — and now he wants the man to pay for it. Earlier this month, Leonidas Kavakos, a violinist who has performed with the Berlin...
  • Concert celebrates new AIDS museum

    Concert celebrates new AIDS museum
    A recent South Florida Symphony Orchestra concert celebrated the grand opening of the World AIDS Museum and Education Center in Wilton Manors and to honor AIDS health care providers. The concert, staged at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in...
  • Incoming CSO head is quiet, but will be heard

    Incoming CSO head is quiet, but will be heard
    Like just about anyone who ever has held or applied for a leadership post, incoming Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association President Jeff Alexander is used to being asked the "vision" question, though he knows not everyone will find his answer satisfying....