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  • Orange County Performing Arts Center's 2010-11 Concert Series to showcase string quartets

     
    The Orange County Performing Arts Center will celebrate the art and craft of string-quartet playing with its 2010-11 Concert Series. The five performances, all in Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa, will feature two ensembles in return engagements and three groups.
  • Music review: Midori and Robert McDonald at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    The violinist Midori and her longtime accompanist Robert McDonald opened their Walt Disney Concert Hall recital on Sunday with Mozart’s charming Sonata in G major. It was a lighthearted warm-up for what turned out to be a deeply serious program...

    Odd staging can't disguise beauty of 'King Roger'

    Odd staging can't disguise beauty of 'King Roger'
    ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Every decade or so, I get my hopes up that Karol Szymanowski's ravishing "King Roger," Poland's one great opera, will finally catch on. In the '60s and '70s, mystically intense recordings of it slipped out of Soviet bloc...

    Wanda Wilk dies at 88; devoted champion of Polish classical music

    Wanda Wilk, a philanthropist, musicologist and devoted champion of Polish classical music who co-founded the Polish Music Center at USC, has died. She was 88. Wilk died Feb. 18 at her Los Angeles home after a long illness, according to an announcement...