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Dmitri Shostakovich

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  • Gustavo Dudamel, on TV and online

     
    Culture Monster will be diligently covering the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new music director, in the days and weeks leading up to his big concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Until then,......
  • Shostakovich Visits L.A.!

     
    Shostakovich meets the press at the Ambassador Hotel. Wouldn’t it be great to go see it? Oh, wait, we let L..A. Unified tear it down. Oct. 20, 1959: Dmitri Shostakovich leads a group of Soviet composers on a tour of the U.S. After Mayor Norris Poulsonâ€...
  • LoCigno Arraigned in Whalen Killing

     
    Darryl Kemp’s prints are found in Marjorie Hipperson’s apartment. “Yes, I’ll Leave Now!” Dmitri Shostakovich gives some lumps to Louis Armstrong and Leonard Bernstein. Now you know what a Shamash is. A robe is $55 at Oviatt’s – that’s...
  • Words by Nick Hornby, music by Ben Folds

     
    Writer Nick Hornby and musician Ben Folds have teamed up on a new album, scheduled to be released later this year. The division of labor between music and lyrics isn't uncommon in rock and pop -- the words to many......
  • George Benjamin--the composer as improviser

     
    Just like the composer Dmitri Shostakovich, George Benjamin – profiled in the Arts & Books section here – made his living as a young man playing piano accompaniments to silent movies. As the music director of this year’s Ojai Music......
  • Long Beach Opera ends 2010 in the black -- and unveils 2011 lineup that offers 'more of the unexpected'

     
    Long Beach Opera is ending its 2010 season with a double splash. The company, which is staging Ricky Ian Gordon's swimming pool-based "Orpheus and Euridice" this weekend, is also finishing in the black -- with a 35% increase in subscribers.......
  • Monster Mash: new MOCA trustees; Frick Collection expands; Indian painting sets record

     
    -- Money bags: L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art gains three new trustees, including a billionaire diamond merchant. (Los Angeles Times) -- Expanding: The Frick Collection is adding a new gallery to its building. (New York Times) -- Big bucks: Christie's....
  • 'Music Makes a City': A film about a little orchestra that could

     
    In "Music Makes a City," a feature-length documentary opening on Friday, co-directors Owsley Brown III and Jerome Hiler offer a stirring antidote to all the negative news about struggling American orchestras. The documentary tells the dramatic and...
  • Bach Festival Society’s Young Artist Competition winners

     
    The Bach Festival Society has announced the winners of the 18th annual Young Artist Competition, which took place Nov. 20.  More than 50 entrants from around the state competed, with 12 prize-winning contestants advancing to the finalist round. The...
  • Fantastical journey in St. Petersburg

    It is 260 steps up from the entrance of the massive St. Isaac's Cathedral in the heart of St. Petersburg to the colonnade that encircles the base of the dome. I climbed slowly and counted. It was winter, and the stone staircase was slick with ice,...