| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Celebrate spring with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the city of Winter Park at their annual outdoor Spring Pops concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 13 in Central Park, off Park Avenue. The concert, made possible by the Charlotte Julia Hollander...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
At White House ceremony, Obama presents National Medal of Arts...
| Oct 31, 2008
| 4:48 PM
Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, its swagger, its charms, its heart--his own personality. They made a perfect and enduring pair.
| Jul 30, 2009
When you can't get to the gym, exercise the way our ancestors did: move throughout the day. At first, this might feel inconvenient and bothersome.
But real-world fitness—walking, standing, raising and lifting grocery bags, cutting vegetables or...
| Jul 26, 2008
LENOX, Mass. -- In 1986, Elliott Carter wrote "A Celebration of Some 100 x 150 Notes," a salute to Texas on its 150th anniversary. That may appear a lot of notes to fit into a three-minute piece, but this brash bevy of 11 fanfares all fighting for...
| Sep 21, 2009
Leon Kirchner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of expressive, rigorous, atonal yet romantic music, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his home in New York. He was 90.
A pianist and conductor as well as a composer, Kirchner stood somewhat...
| May 13, 2008
| 6:21 PM
Soprano Leontyne Price, conductor James Levine, composer Carlisle Floyd and administrator Richard Gaddes will be the initial recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors.
The awards, patterned after the NEA Jazz Masters honors that were...
| Feb 11, 2007
Here we go again. Tonight the Grammys will announce, or at least whisper surreptitiously offstage to a hardly panting press or public, the 2006 classical awards. They won't mean much.
The Grammys have long suffered a classical credibility gap. The days...
| Jan 8, 2009
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-...