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  • Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92

    Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92
    As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins that accompanies the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film's chilling shower scene.
  • Eugene Fodor dies at 60; violin virtuoso

    Eugene Fodor dies at 60; violin virtuoso
    Eugene Fodor, a swashbuckling violin virtuoso who was a media darling of classical music in the 1970s but whose substance abuse fractured a fairytale career, has died. He was 60. Fodor died of liver disease Feb. 26 at his home in Arlington, Va., said his...

    Music review: Piatigorsky Cello Festival opening concert at USC

     
    Mark Swed reviews the spectacular if over-the-top opening concert of the Piatigorsky International Cello Competition, a 10-day USC cello orgy.

    Music review: Igudesman & Joo, inspired nuttiness at the Broad

     
    Mark Swed reviews the West Coast debut zany and inspired and inspiring classical music duo, Igudesman & Joo at the Broad Stage.

    Violinist Midori to play Orlando concert with Minnesota Orchestra

     
    World-renowned violinist Midori will give a concert with the Minnesota Orchestra in Orlando next March — thanks to the Orlando Philharmonic, the Edyth Bush Charitable foundation and an anonymous donor. That team stepped forward to make sure the...