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  • At last, Peter Sellars will play at the Met

    At last, Peter Sellars will play at the Met
    Watching Peter Sellars rehearse is to observe a man possessed. Last week at the Metropolitan Opera House, L.A.'s reknowned theater director was fine-tuning "Nixon in China," which opens Wednesday. The new production of the John Adams opera, about the pre-Watergate president's historic meeting with Chairman Mao Zedong in 1972, will mark, at long last, Sellars' debut at the Met. It will be broadcast live in movie theaters worldwide Feb. 12.
  • Critic's Notebook: Mehta, Guilini, Previn and Salonen are still with us, via disc and page

    Remember last season when a certain French flutist from the Chicago Symphony who, flirting with a position in the Los Angeles Philharmonic before decamping back to his old band, derided our lack of tradition in the playing? Well the Gustavo...

    Music review: Dudamel takes on the 'Turangalila' at Disney Concert Hall

    An 18-wheeler of a symphony on a joy ride, the “Turangalila” –- with French plates, Sanskrit graphics, the eerie whine of a UFO, horsepower and torque you wouldn’t believe, a voluptuous sleeper in the cabin for euphoric sex -- barreled...

    Music review: Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall

    On another blindingly bright morning Friday, the Walt Disney Concert Hall steel shimmered like an oasis in the hot, unshielded desert. The inside, though, was cooled by “riverrun.” Toru Takemitsu’s 15-minute score for piano and orchestra – the...

    Music review: Susanna Malkki makes her L.A. Philharmonic debut

    The much talked-about music director of the high-Modern, Boulez-blessed ensemble intercontemporain in Paris, Susanna Mälkki finally made her Los Angeles Philharmonic debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall. She began Saturday afternoon with … Beyoncé. In...