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  • Music review: Dudamel takes on the 'Turangalila' at Disney Concert Hall

     
    An 18-wheeler of a symphony on a joy ride, the “Turangalila” –- with French plates, Sanskrit graphics, the eerie whine of a UFO, horsepower and torque you wouldn’t believe, a voluptuous sleeper in the cabin for euphoric sex -- barreled...
  • A Feast of Carols - Oak Park Concert Chorale

    A Feast of Carols - Oak Park Concert Chorale
    On December 18, 2011 at 4: 00pm, join the Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad Director, for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season. Virgil Thomson's Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will also...

    A Feast of Carols - Christmas Concert

    A Feast of Carols - Christmas Concert
    On November 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm, join the Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC),Paul Lindblad director, for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season. Virgil Thomson's Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will...

    Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage

    Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage
    The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, newly added to Santa Monica College, had its semi-public tryouts over the summer and a gala last month with singer Barbara Cook, who was amplified. But the opening night concert Saturday, a recital by mezzo-soprano...

    The accordion holds a lofty place

    The accordion holds a lofty place
    MOST people think of the accordion, if they think of it at all, as a social instrument, wheezing out polkas and folk tunes. The sound of it brings to mind French cafes, Mexican plazas, German beer gardens, Argentine nightclubs. Nick Ariondo, perhaps the...