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  • L.A. Phil, Salonen to premiere 'lost' Shostakovich opera 'Orango'

     
    Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the world premiere of the long-lost Shostakovich opera "Orango" at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
  • U.S. champion Alissa Czisny leads ladies at Skate America

     
    Wearing heart-shaped earrings and a sparkling rose-colored dress, perfect accessories for her music from La Vie En Rose, American Alissa Czisny skated into the lead after the ladies short program at Skate America on Saturday night. The 24-year-old, who...

    Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets

    Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets
    Kurt Sanderling, who led the Leningrad Philharmonic and the East Berlin Symphony Orchestra under Soviet rule and won admirers in the West later in his career as a guest conductor for orchestras in London, Los Angeles and elsewhere, has died. He was 98....

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    Sunday, Sept. 18 Benefit The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition's 5K Run/3K Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer will take place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The run will be timed, and awards for various age groups will...

    Wendy Lesser's New Biography of Dmitri Shostakovich's Life

    Wendy Lesser's New Biography of Dmitri Shostakovich's Life
    What sort of biography is this, that manages never to cite its subject's own memoirs, even once? Isn't that a grievous omission? Not when the subject is Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose Testimony has been largely discredited as a fraud...