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  • L.A. Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel and wife file for divorce

    L.A. Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel and wife file for divorce
    Gustavo Dudamel, the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and his wife, Eloisa Maturen, are seeking a divorce, according to documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Dudamel's New York spokeswoman confirmed the couple's split....
  • Naperville administrator, student honored

    Naperville administrator, student honored
    An assistant principal and a student earned accolades in Naperville School District 203. Jefferson Junior High's Kay Corriagan was named Assistant Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association. Principal of the year winners are selected...
  • Philharmonic music-director finalist Leslie Dunner likes mixing artistic genres

     Philharmonic music-director finalist Leslie Dunner likes mixing artistic genres
     Leslie B. Dunner likes to see all the artistic disciplines coming together. And if that makes a program a bit complicated, he's fine with that. "I like the challenge," he says. "If it's complex music, I love it." Dunner is the fifth of five finalists...
  • Chicago's Jazz Age still lives in Archibald Motley's art

    Chicago's Jazz Age still lives in Archibald Motley's art
    Trumpets blared, saxophones thundered, singers belted and dancers swayed from nighttime to past sunup. Walk along "the Stroll" — a very hot stretch of State Street from 31st to 35th streets — and you could hear and feel the music without...
  • Yo-Yo Ma's cello bravura on full display at CSO

    Yo-Yo Ma's cello bravura on full display at CSO
    Yo-Yo Ma's well-known zeal to take on multiple musical projects has made the superstar cellist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra creative consultant and chief Citizen Musician an invaluable resource for the orchestra as well as the cultural life of the city...
  • CASA Kane County hosts 'Black & White Diamond Ball'

    Over 700 guests enjoyed an evening of philanthropic entertainment at CASA Kane County's annual gala, Saturday, March 7 at the Q Center in St. Charles. The "Black & White Diamond Ball" included live and silent auctions, an exquisitely unique diamond...
  • Wife of Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor files for divorce

    Court records show the wife of Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel has filed for divorce. Eloisa Maturen cited irreconcilable differences in her petition filed March 3 and released Thursday in Los Angeles. The pair has been married for...
  • Pharrell Williams chosen as fashion icon of the year

    Pharrell Williams, fond of high hats and fabulous shoes, will be honored as a fashion icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The singer, songwriter and record producer was singled out for the Fashion Icon Award, to be bestowed June 1 at...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

     Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Bach Project: Conductor John Nelson's cycle of J.S. Bach's sacred choral masterpieces this year comes round to the dramatic "St. John Passion," with the Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra, and vocal soloists that include Nicholas Phan as the...
  • BSO assistant conductor, first BSO-Peabody Conducting Fellow receive Solti grants

    BSO assistant conductor, first BSO-Peabody Conducting Fellow receive Solti grants
    Can the Baltimore Symphony spot talent or what? That could be a marketing department's take-away from the news that two conductors with ties to the orchestra are among this year's recipients of grants from the Solti Foundation U.S., an organization...
  • Exhibits feature works by mother, daughter

    Exhibits feature works by mother, daughter
    Joyce Birkenstock has camped by the Ganges River and been held at gunpoint — all for the sake of her art. The Boynton Beach painter travels the world to capture the humanity of indigenous people in countries like Burma, Ethiopia and India....