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  • Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky

    Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky
    You might call it the lull before the storm, except that nothing is exactly quiet around Orchestra Hall when Riccardo Muti is back leading his Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Next week's subscription concerts will bring a big choral splash of Scriabin and...
  • Karen Osbrey named to Connecticut Arts Council

    Putnam Arts Council President Karen Osbrey was appointed to the Connecticut Arts Council in late December. Outgoing Senate President Donald Williams Jr. (D-29) made the appointment citing Osbrey's experience and knowledge. The 13 members of the...
  • HSO Sizzles Through A Program of Contrasts

    HSO Sizzles Through A Program of Contrasts
    The evening began with music of fire and ended with music of ice. But throughout the performance the orchestral playing remained hot. Daniel Hege was guest conductor as The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the...
  • Kelli O'Hara talks 'Merry Widow,' 'Peter Pan Live' and 'King and I'

    It's a rewarding but undeniably hectic time to be Kelli O'Hara. The five-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway actress has in the last month gone from starring in NBC's live telecast of "Peter Pan," as Mrs. Darling, to making her Metropolitan Opera debut...
  • Best bets for Jan. 16

    Best bets for Jan. 16
    Music Graham Nash: A rare solo appearance from an integral figure in Crosby Stills Nash and Young. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer consistently captured America’s most poignant political, sociological and musical movements. His folk-rock...
  • Fresh faces are on target in comic 'Shot in the Dark'

    Prince George's Little Theatre's production of "A Shot in the Dark" received mention in last week's roundup of coming attractions, but merits a closer look for its excellent treatment of Marc Archard's work, set in 1962 Paris. This comic play, on stage...
  • 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...
  • Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes

     Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes
    Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula really isn't all that far from the United States, when you consider how far Alaska's Aleutian Islands reach into the Pacific. Of course, you don't just fly from the Aleutians to this rugged Siberian area, which contains more...
  • Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations

    Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations
    When he was 26 years old, Chicago pianist Robert Irving III joined the band of one of the most revered musicians in jazz: Miles Davis. Irving played with Davis from 1979 to 1988, serving as music director and foil for a profoundly creative jazz...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    'The Magic Victrola': Lyric Unlimited's third annual presentation designed to introduce youngsters 5-10 and their families to the joys of opera takes two children on a journey through famous opera scenes, courtesy of an old record player in their...
  • Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?

    Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella program Tuesday night was titled "Theater of the Outrageous." The music was mostly with a transgressive late '70s and '80s sensibility. The quirky Los Angeles multimedia collective Chromatic littered the Walt...