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  • World premieres dominate the 2011 music and theater scene

    World premieres dominate the 2011 music and theater scene
    No one blockbuster event stood out in the year that's ending, but Hampton Roads experienced a strong year of music and theater. The economy improved just a hair so that audience members felt a little more comfortable dipping into their wallets. The...
  • Lyric Opera goes to nine productions for upcoming season

    Lyric Opera goes to nine productions for upcoming season
    Chicago opera lovers impatient to learn what innovations Anthony Freud will put into place now that he is well and truly ensconced as general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, will have to cool their heels. The first Lyric season to fall entirely under...
  • Signature performances return for Virginia Arts Festival

    Signature performances return for Virginia Arts Festival
    The Virginia Arts Festival begins its 16th season on Monday, April 16, and the opening lineup of performers says a lot about where the festival has come and where it's heading. The week ahead is bracketed by two events of international caliber, a recital...
  • Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro awes Virginia Arts Festival audience

    Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro awes Virginia Arts Festival audience
    Opening with the vocal mastery of Renee Fleming on April 16, the Virginia Arts Festival presented a very different master in Jake Shimabukuro's performance on the ukulele April 18. Hawaii-born Shimabukuro gained world-wide attention with his YouTube...
  • 'Ring' cycle, 'Nixon in China' part of Metropolitan Opera's 2010-11 season

     
    The first two operas of Wagner's "Ring" cycle and John Adams' "Nixon in China" are among the highlights of the Metropolitan Opera's 2010-11 season, which was announced Monday afternoon in New York. The company said it would produce seven new......
  • Cinema Audio Society unveils nominees

     
    As expected, sci-fi films dominate movies nominated by the Cinema Audio Society. Awards will be doled out Feb. 27 at L.A.'s Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The Career Achievement Award will be presented to Randy Thom, director of sound design at Skywalker...
  • San Francisco Symphony, Renee Fleming and Steven Epstein win classical Grammy awards

     
    The San Francisco Symphony's recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 and the Adagio from Mahler’s unfinished Symphony No. 10 was the big winner in the classical categories at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. The recording won three trophies including best........
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical Grammy nominees

     
    Amid all of the Grammy hubbub this evening surrounding Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and other mega-stars, it's easy to forget that classical music is an important part of the annual nominations, accounting for 13 categories and spanning the field......
  • Placido Domingo, Lang Lang and Renee Fleming make Billboard's top classical artists of 2009

     
    For the serious classical music and opera connoisseur, Billboard's list of the top classical artists of 2009 can seem like a sacrilege, or maybe just a big joke -- Il Divo, Paul Potts, Andrea Bocelli, Andre Rieu and Sarah Brightman......
  • Obama's inaugural show: Air rights

     
    by Mark Silva It will be tough to get a good look at the star-studded cast of singers and other artists lining up at the Lincoln Memorial today, unless you have braved the cold (34 with rain and snow possible)......
  • Obama, with stars and masses, celebrates

     
    President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, arrive for the Obama Inauguration Celebration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sunday January 18, 2009. (Brian Baer/Sacramento Bee/MCT) by Frank James and Jill Zuckman Joined by...