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  • Naperville Central musicians to play Carnegie Hall

    Naperville Central musicians to play Carnegie Hall
    Some Naperville Central High School students soon will have something in common with musical greats Enrico Caruso, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arturo Toscanini, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and the Beatles.
  • Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era

    Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era
    They don't make American icons like Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein anymore. For decades during the last century, each artist reigned with unchallenged authority in his particular sphere, Thomson as the nation's most brilliant and erudite music...

    Mark O'Connor on fiddles, violins and what Christmas means to him

    Mark O'Connor on fiddles, violins and what Christmas means to him
     There's an old joke among musicians that goes something like this: What is the difference between a fiddle and a violin? Answer: You don't spill beer on a violin.  Truth is, they are basically identical. Joshua Bell and Charlie Daniels play the same...

    'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Lawrence of Arabia' for the holidays

     'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Lawrence of Arabia' for the holidays
    Two kinds of cinematic traditions can be celebrated in the coming weeks, starting with the annual Christmas Eve "Fiddler on the Roof" sing-along dreamed up by the Laemmle chain and now expanding to no less than six theaters. The Broadway musical, based on...

    Amelia Piano Trio primed to play Beethoven trios

    Beethoven was such a prolific composer that classical music organizations never run out of material when presenting all-Beethoven programs. Such concerts often focus on specific aspects of that great German composer's output. This certainly will be the...