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  • The Hartford Symphony Orchestra brings Mahler and Beethoven to the Bushnell

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra brings Mahler and Beethoven to the Bushnell
    In a recent New York Times book review, composer John Adams opened with this line describing Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), the Austrian composer and conductor whose mature works include nine symphonies (plus a tenth, incomplete one), miscellaneous,...
  • Two musical masterworks make for great Annapolis weekend

    Annapolis became a major cultural metropolis this month, thanks to the presentation of two musical masterworks — one by a major 19th-century symphony composer, the other by a major 19th-century opera composer. Both works, which premiered within 20...
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen: The years in review

    Esa-Pekka Salonen: The years in review
    Here are excerpts of Times reviews, culled from key performances during Esa-Pekka Salonen's years leading the Phil: July 8, 1985 An oddball program performed with illuminating dash introduced the young Finnish conductor, Esa-Pekka Salonen, to...
  • Shi-Yeon Sung conducts the Philharmonic

    Shi-Yeon Sung conducts the Philharmonic
    When South Korean conductor and competition veteran Shi-Yeon Sung stepped in for an ailing Edo de Waart at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night, she was amply prepared to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic on short notice in a demanding program of Wagner,...
  • Alan Gilbert readies for New York Philharmonic debut

    Alan Gilbert readies for New York Philharmonic debut
    Life, even for rising orchestra conductors, can be unfair. Consider one response to Alan Gilbert, new music director of the New York Philharmonic, after he leads Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony in a packed college auditorium in Queens to loud applause. In the...
  • With a song in his heart

    With a song in his heart
    NEW YORK -- Every opera lover knows that Thomas Hampson, the American baritone, can sing his heart out. But it's also true that he can talk your ear off. For as long as many music lovers remember, Hampson has been a prime attraction at the world's...
  • Learning to love Gustav Mahler

    Learning to love Gustav Mahler
    One evening in 1966, not long after the Los Angeles Philharmonic moved into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, concertgoers were surprised to find a picket line in front of the hall on opening night. Though picket lines were a dime a dozen in the '60s, this...
  • Peabody instructor part of Obama inauguration

    Moments after Joe Biden is sworn in as vice president of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol and just before Barack Obama takes his oath as president, four classical musicians will perform a work created by John Williams for the history-...
  • Nearly 7,500 sign up for free outdoor simulcast of Dudamel's Disney Hall concert*

     
    Saturday's Hollywood Bowl concert "??Bienvenido Gustavo!" is already history, but fans of the Venezuelan conductor shouldn't fret -- there's another free Dudamel event happening this week. The Music Center said today that 7,439 people registered for 2,800...
  • Gustavo Dudamel ready for his Disney Hall close-up

     
    Tonight will be a night of many firsts for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gustavo Dudamel will conduct his first concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall as the orchestra's new music director. Composer John Adams will be on hand to present......
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...