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  • Critic's Notebook: Michael Tilson Thomas returns to his alma mater, USC

     
    With the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, you might think that this town has just discovered the import of music education. In fact, L.A. has a history of music education unique in America, one that goes...
  • Music review: Piatigorsky Cello Festival opening concert at USC

     
    Mark Swed reviews the spectacular if over-the-top opening concert of the Piatigorsky International Cello Competition, a 10-day USC cello orgy.

    Piatigorsky Cello Festival blends learning with performance

     
    Niall Ferguson auditioned via YouTube for a spot in the inaugural Piatigorsky International Cello Festival.

    Violas: They're hardly second string

    Violas: They're hardly second string
    Few violists are born. Most have the instrument thrust upon them. In fact, the viola -- the overlooked stepchild of the orchestra's string section -- is rarely studied as a first instrument at all. Until fairly recently, the road to mastering it...

    Peabody's Amit Peled to make Kennedy Center debut

    Peabody's Amit Peled to make Kennedy Center debut
    "It's definitely a milestone for me," said cellist Amit Peled about his debut at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society. "When I saw who else was on the WPAS season brochure, I freaked out." WPAS President and...