| May 30, 2010
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:/...
| Feb 17, 2010
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...
| Aug 8, 2010
— 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...
| Jan 16, 2011
Jazz people like to brag that their idiom is "America's classical music." But if you catch some of them in a certain mood, you'll find that they long to merge their art with what much of the Western world calls "classical music" — the idiom that...
| Feb 6, 2011
Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Darthea Redding Kerr, a soprano vocalist who worked as executive assistant to the National Symphony Orchestra and personnel manager of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, died Aug. 16 of cancer at her home in Essex.
She was 61.
Mrs. Kerr was born in...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:10 AM
This is the ACC’s chance, a unique, seemingly fated, three-weekend window to lure Notre Dame into a conference with more Irish connections than a Kennedy compound barbecue.
The opportunity starts Friday when Notre Dame’s football traveling...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:41 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is all about brand-new this month. Two weeks after premiering David T. Little's Baltimore-inspired "Charm," the BSO is set to premiere another commissioned work — "Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan," by James...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 4:32 PM
-- 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...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
-- 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......
| Nov 30, 2009
| 4:32 PM
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......