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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Recommended classical music concerts

    Recommended classical music concerts
    St. Olaf Choir: The famed collegiate chorus under director Anton Armstrong presents the first of two concerts it will give in the area this winter. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St. (repeated Feb. 14, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston); $20-$40; 800-363-5487, stolafchoir.com
  • Katie Ernst finds jazz in Dorothy Parker's poems

    Katie Ernst finds jazz in Dorothy Parker's poems
    Anyone who has attended Chicago jazz performances during the past couple of years probably has noticed her: a versatile young bassist who plays in far-flung bands and sings with uncommon delicacy and authenticity. Last May, she played the world premiere...

    Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music

    Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music
    You might think that someone born with the name Bela Anton Leos Fleck would be destined to perform classical music, and you'd be right. Multi Grammy-winning banjo player Bela Fleck, born in New York City in 1956, was named after famed classical...

    A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center

    A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center
    During a quick visit to the Kennedy Center Saturday night, I got to hear a new opera and an under-appreciated symphony by Tchaikovsky. Two hours well spent, I'd say. In one of its most commendable moves, Washington National Opera established the...

    Musician John Bilezikjian dies at 66; master of the Middle Eastern oud

    Musician John Bilezikjian dies at 66; master of the Middle Eastern oud
    John Bilezikjian, a masterful player of the Middle Eastern oud whose eclectic career included performances and recordings with Leonard Cohen, Little Richard, Robert Palmer, Luis Miguel and Placido Domingo and programs of traditional Armenian music as well...