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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Next lesson for Simone Porter, 17: solo debut with L.A. Philharmonic

    Next lesson for Simone Porter, 17: solo debut with L.A. Philharmonic
    Don't call her a prodigy. Seventeen-year-old Simone Porter will make her solo debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 4, but she doesn't think she's preternaturally gifted. "The word 'prodigy' brings to mind some kid who...
  • Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

    Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest
    It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name. And this year — as usual — he'll fine-tune the music until the moment he hits the bandstand. "I love the...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Violinist Christopher Collins Lee to open Carter Chamber Series at East Stroudsburg University

    Few violinists can claim they've performed as a soloist with the likes of conductors Leopold Stokowski, Herbert von Karajan and Arthur Fiedler, or premiered Aaron Copland's "Ballades for Violin and Piano" with Leonard Bernstein on piano. Noted violinist...
  • Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season

    Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season
    The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 58th concert season will open with an Oct. 12 concert featuring all four of the FSYO's ensembles. The show will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 12, a Sunday, at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando....
  • Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015

    Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015
    Outgoing music director James Conlon and Ravinia are not rushing into any parting of the ways. The 64-year-old American conductor has offered to extend his present contract with the festival for another year, which will keep him in his post through the...
  • For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First

    For String Player Zach Brock, Improv Comes First
    Over the last two decades, as violinist and composer Zach Brock worked toward becoming a full-time jazz musician, he knew that he'd have to prove himself as an improviser first and a string player second. "I wanted to be of the [jazz] scene, where it'...
  • James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival

    James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival
    James Conlon, the Los Angeles Opera’s music director and conductor, will step down next year from another prominent post, music director of the Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s summer equivalent of the 'Hollywood Bowl. Ravinia Festival...
  • Classical music recommendations

    Classical music recommendations
    Ashu: The single-named California-born saxophonist makes his Ravinia debut in a recital of Debussy, Rachmaninov, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla and others. 6 p.m. Thursday, Bennett Gordon Hall, Ravinia, Green Bay and Lake-Cook roads, Highland Park; $10, no lawn;...
  • 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...
  • John Adams' 'Ceiling/Sky' remains earthbound

     John Adams' 'Ceiling/Sky' remains earthbound
    When urban angst and unrest erupts in violence, as it did in Ferguson, Mo., our initial focus is necessarily on finding solutions to such apparent causes as racial profiling, unemployment and militarized police. But the underlying spiritual crises, the...