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  • 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...
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...
  • Plácido Domingo's 'Greatest Roles' coming to DVD

     
    One of opera's events of the year might just take place in your living room. A few months ago, Culture Monster got word that a new multi-volume DVD set dedicated to Plácido Domingo was in the works. The box set,......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and Gil Shaham play Mozart and Berg

     
    The great 20th century conductor Bruno Walter claimed he wasn’t ready to conduct Mozart until he was 50. This refined, unfussy musician believed the heaven-sent symphonies of a young composer who died at 35 were wasted on the young, with......
  • Berlin Philharmonic by way of the World Wide Web

     
    Want to see the Berlin Philharmonic this week at Disney Hall, but finding the tickets limited and pricey? Wish that Hulu could stream Rachmaninoff along with “30 Rock”? In either case, the Berliners, who appear tonight and Tuesday at Walt......
  • Music Review: Frank Zappa Green Umbrella concert at Disney Hall

     
    Clearly, the West Coast, Left Coast festival would have been remiss without nodding to Frank Zappa, one of Los Angeles' greatest and least easily categorized musical mavericks, whose work was the star of Tuesday’s Green Umbrella concert at Walt Disney.....
  • Musical gift ideas: for opera mavens

     
    Opera is expensive to record, but the industry continues to fill in repertory gaps. Rachmaninoff’s “The Miserly Knight” gets an excellent performance on Chandos. Thomas Ades’ irresistible “The Tempest” features the original Covent Garden...
  • Music review: Zubin Mehta returns to the L.A. Philharmonic*

     
    Usually around this time of year, Zubin Mehta pays a visit to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Thursday night he did again, and as always with Mehta, Walt Disney Concert Hall was full, and the crowd a bit older, more conservative......
  • 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......
  • Placido Domingo accepts President's Merit Award from Recording Academy

     
    To his awards mantel that already includes seven Grammys, three Latin Grammys and numerous career recognitions, Plácido Domingo added yet another honor Wednesday evening at a celebration at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Domingo accepted the President'...
  • New York Philharmonic looks west ... mostly

     
    At noon on Tuesday, New York time, the New York Philharmonic announced its 2010-11 season, the second with Alan Gilbert as music director. It beat the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season announcement, which was at 10 a.m. L.A. time, by an......