| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:54 AM
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented one of the most engaging programs Thursday night in its invaluable series of concerts at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.
It was not filled with the kind of chestnuts that organizations...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:10 AM
Mieczyslaw Weinberg has only recently emerged from the dark shadows to which his vast musical output was consigned during and after World War II.
No single work has done more to bring about that rehabilitation than the Polish composer's Holocaust-themed...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Having the opportunity to record in the legendary studios of Capitol Records is a feat many will never accomplish. But, for a small group of high school students, the record label home of artists such as Sam Smith, Katy Perry and Mary J. Blige opened...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Editor's note: The Cameron Carpenter recital scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts has been canceled because of the impending storm. Tickets can be exchanged or refunded. Information: jorgensen.uconn.edu.
| Feb 15, 2015
| 7:38 AM
What's the difference between a great ensemble and a merely fine one?
Perhaps it's malleability: the gift for adapting quickly to shifting artistic demands.
Certainly Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra showed that skill over...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:10 AM
St. Olaf Choir: The famed collegiate chorus under director Anton Armstrong presents the first of two concerts it will give in the area this winter. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St. (repeated Feb. 14, Pick-Staiger Concert...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis was rehearsing with students in Havana last month when a translator tapped him on the shoulder and asked him to stop everything.
The translator then told the room that Cuban President Raul Castro had just been on TV to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"POLITICS HAVE no relation to morals." -- Niccolo Machiavelli
I'D LIKE to say politics have no relation to movies, but of course, they do, especially when it comes to "war" movies.
If you don't see much point in any war, you are likely not to be swept...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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Bring It! This reality series about the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:24 AM
Most of the year's major tributes have yet to be announced, but this is the lineup to date:
Bob Dylan: "Shadows in the Night": Dylan's Sinatra tribute album will be released next month.
"Sinatra: An American Icon": Billed as the official exhibition of...