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  • L.A. Phil gives budding Mozarts 'shock therapy'

    L.A. Phil gives budding Mozarts 'shock therapy'
    When he was a toddler, Andy Alden would come home from a movie and play its theme on his toy piano. By the time he was 6, he was performing his own songs. At the same age, Tim Callobre was also making up piano tunes. Soon, he was branching out to other...
  • Opera personalities voice their displeasure

    Opera personalities voice their displeasure
    When you get right down to it, the world of opera is a lot like Hollywood. Both professions are filled with big stars with big egos that often clash in colorful ways. And those egos come attached with spin doctors — publicists, agents, personal...
  • Summer Concerts 2010: Classical and World Music

    Summer Concerts 2010: Classical and World Music
    Sundays Sundays Live at LACMA: Weekly one-hour classical chamber music concerts and recitals by soloists and ensembles. This series has been running since 1948. Bing Theater, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 6 p.m. Free. http:/...
  • Bramwell Tovey mixes a mean musical cocktail

    Bramwell Tovey mixes a mean musical cocktail
    — It's tempting to call Bramwell Tovey the Noel Coward of conductors. In the past decade the native Brit has become renowned for his droll and witty remarks from concert stages. In June, as host of the New York Philharmonic Summertime Classics...
  • L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season

    L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season
    Basking in the popularity of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic used an online press conference Tuesday morning to announce that that -- unlike most recession-weary arts organizations -- it will hold the course. The orchestra's 2010-11...
  • Monster Mash: Leonard Slatkin recovering after heart attack; Houston museum in legal battle; Jesus as a transsexual draws protest

     
    -- Stage scare: Conductor Leonard Slatkin suffered a heart attack mid-performance with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the Netherlands and is now recovering after surgery. (Detroit Free Press) -- Money trouble: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is...
  • Monster Mash: Warhol painting fetches $43.8 million; Tate's new director; Operation Sophocles

     
    -- Worth a fortune: Andy Warhol's 1962 painting "200 One Dollar Bills" has sold for $43.8 million at a Sotheby's auction, helping the auction house to beat estimates for the evening. (Art Info) -- Moving up: Penelope Curtis has been......
  • Leonard Slatkin cancels Disney Hall appearances for December

     
    Leonard Slatkin isn't in the clear yet as far as his health is concerned. Earlier this month, the conductor experienced a heart attack while conducting a concert in the Netherlands. According to a report, he felt chest pains while on......
  • Monster Mash: V&A Museum's new wing; Kelsey Grammer confirmed for Broadway; Miami Art Museum's interim leader

     
    -- New and expensive: The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has unveiled a new multimillion-dollar wing devoted to medieval and Renaissance works. (The Guardian) -- Break a leg: As predicted, Kelsey Grammer is confirmed to star in the Broadway......
  • Music review: L.A. Phil's West Coast, Left Coast festival goes Hollywood

     
    Sooner or later, California musicians, and especially Southern Californians, must come to terms with Hollywood. Some embrace it artistically. Others sell their souls to the studio devil. There are those who dream of a stroll down the Academy Awards aisle....
  • Monster Mash: Villazon to return in March; French museum strike waning; 'Altar Boyz' closing

     
    -- Comeback: Tenor Rolando Villazón, who has recovered from vocal surgery, said he will return to the stage in March in Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love" at the Vienna State Opera. (Agence France Presse) -- About time: The New York......