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  • Colburn School violinist makes finals of Russia's Tchaikovsky Competition

     
    Colburn School violinist makes final round in Russia's Tchaikovsky Competition...
  • L.A. Chamber Orchestra's Jeffrey Kahane: Wunderkind to maestro

     
    Jeffrey Kahane was able to launch his career as a result of placing high in international piano competitions. In 1981, Kahane reached the finals of the Van Cliburn Competition. He received first prize at the 1983 Rubinstein Competition....
  • Music review: Bernard Labadie, Benedetto Lupo with the L.A. Phil

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews conductor Bernard Labadie, pianist Benedetto Lupo and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall....
  • Preview: Summer classical music and dance

    Preview: Summer classical music and dance
    In Los Angeles, classical music and dance don't take a summer vacation, as happens in some other major cities. In fact, summer provides some of the best opportunities to catch world-class musicians and dancers at settings as big as the Hollywood Bowl...
  • Orange County Speaker repair business

    Orange County Speaker repair business
    The way we listen to music has changed dramatically in the last 15 years -- earbuds instead of headphones, digital tracks instead of cuts on vinyl. But the basic design of an audio speaker, says Eric Sunda of Orange County Speaker, is the same as it was a...
  • Matt Weinstock, Sept. 25, 1959

     
    Matt Weinstock on the success of pianist Van Cliburn -- and his contemporaries Eugene Istomin, Gary Graffman, Leon Fleisher, Leonard Pennario and Daniel Pollack. I didn't know John Browning went to John Marshall High....
  • Matt Weinstock, Oct. 21, 1959

     
    Above and Beyond For sacrifice above and beyond the call of duty, a colleague asks a typographical paean for Jerry Leshay, associate director of the George Gobel TV program. An associate director's job is to make the show go. Working from a booth, he co-...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 6, 1959

     
    Racing the Stork A woman in the throes of becoming a mother was being driven to General Hospital by a neighbor one night recently and as they reached the Civic Center it became apparent they weren't going to make it. On a frantic impulse the neighbor...
  • Music review: The L.A. Philharmonic conducted by Edo de Waart

     
    Friday at Walt Disney Concert Hall, conductor Edo de Waart led the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a three-part program that began with subtle Chinese philosophy and ended in Germanic self-aggrandizement. De Waart opened the program with the orchestra’s...
  • Wednesday's Highlights: 'Top Chef' on Bravo

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here ROCKET MAN: The chefs prepare food for astronauts on space......
  • Pianist Santiago Rodriguez’s career had a dramatic start

     
    It was 50 years ago that Operation Pedro Pan began bringing thousands of Cuban children to the United States. Among them: Santiago Rodriguez. In all, more than 14,000 Cuban children fled Fidel Castro’s Communist regime from 1960 to 1962 under Pedro...