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  • At Hollywood Bowl, Nicholas McGegan is the man for all seasons

     At Hollywood Bowl, Nicholas McGegan is the man for all seasons
    The Hollywood Bowl this summer seems to be taking few chances by playing favorites. Leaving adventure to the other Los Angeles Philharmonic seasons in Walt Disney Concert Hall, otherwise adventurous conductors and performers have leaned heavily on top...
  • Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15

    Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15
    The Newberry Consort, Chicago’s flagship early music ensemble, will present three programs for its 2014-15 season. Co-directors David Douglass, violin, and Ellen Hargis, soprano, will be joined by guest instrumentalists and singers for the first...
  • Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine

    Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine
    Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the doomed geisha in "Madama Butterfly" and other Puccini heroines,...
  • On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind

    On Theater: 'Once' is one of a kind
    “Once” is a Broadway musical that dares to be different. Not only dares but demands. Stridently. At the top of its voice. This multi-award-winning show from 2013, now on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, goes out of its way to...
  • Chris Brown party shooting: Another chapter in the life of Suge Knight

    Chris Brown party shooting: Another chapter in the life of Suge Knight
    When music impresario Marion "Suge" Knight and two others were wounded early Sunday at a pre-MTV Video Music Awards party for Chris Brown in West Hollywood, the shooting became the latest ripple in Knight’s imprint on the music world. The Death...
  • Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more

    Jazz picks: Tom Harrell, World Stage tribute to Billy Higgins and more
     A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows happening in the days ahead Tom Harrell @ The Jazz Bakery's Moveable Feast A richly melodic trumpeter who has performed with a roster of jazz royalty since the '70s that includes Horace Silver, Lee Konitz...
  • NFL Sought Potential Payment From Super Bowl Halftime Show Musicians - Report

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The National Football League has in some cases inquired about the possibility of having the musicians who might play the halftime show for Super Bowl XLIX pay for the privilege of doing so, according to a report in The Wall...
  • Shakira's hit song ripped off Dominican artist: N.Y. judge

    By Andrew Chung NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - A federal judge has found that a hit 2010 song by Colombian pop star Shakira copied a Dominican songwriter's work. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in a ruling in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday...
  • The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra

    The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra
    This past week our hills (the San Gabriel Mountains) have been alive with music. It has been a beautiful musicscape, I might add. Last Thursday, jazz artist Louie Beltran had the crowd clapping, singing and dancing at Descanso Gardens' Music on the Main...
  • What's new at the Allentown Fair?

    What's new at the Allentown Fair?
    Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...