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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Brubeck Quartet Next Up In Free New Haven Green Series

    As a composer, Chris Brubeck — bassist, trombone player and the late Dave Brubeck's son — always had an affinity for working with orchestras and exploring the boundaries between classical music and jazz, what Gunther Schuller dubbed the "Third...
  • The Music Academy of the West's grand adventure

     The Music Academy of the West's grand adventure
    The Music Academy of the West doesn't skimp on conductors. This year's biggest name is New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert. He led an enthusiastic chamber ensemble at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday night. It was a notable occasion, not...
  • Orchestra accompanies 'Heaven and Earth' exhibit

    There are free tours every Sunday for the Allentown Art Museum's big summer exhibition, "Of Heaven and Earth," but there's an added treat on Sunday, July 27. That's when members of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra will perform in the gallery among...
  • Middletown Symphonic Band Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    MIDDLETOWN — "Who will play the tympani?" asked conductor Marco Gaylord at a recent rehearsal of the Middletown Symphonic Band for the group's upcoming 35th anniversary concert. The 60-piece community band had gathered at the high school to...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
  • Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil

    Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil
    There have been changes at the Hollywood Bowl since Esa-Pekka Salonen's last appearance at the amphitheater six years ago as the Los Angeles Philharmonic music director. That meant Thursday night the now L.A. Phil conductor laureate met for the first...
  • Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans

    Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans
    Every July 7 -- Gustav Mahler's birthday -- I try to set aside some time for listening to his music, which has long been an essential part of my life. As I've written before, the experience of encountering Mahler for the first time changed everything...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Folks Operetta: The troupe presents the American premiere of Paul Abraham's "Ball at the Savoy," a jazzy, tuneful, singing-and-dancing confection from Weimar-era Berlin, about the revenge of a clever wife on her philandering hubby. Anthony Barrese...
  • Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel

    Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel
    Lorin Maazel, an unusually brilliant conductor with an extraordinary mind, uncanny technique and an ability to sculpt performances of remarkable expressive beauty, died Sunday at the age of 84 in Virginia. A statement released by the Castleton Festival,...
  • Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl

    Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl
    The long-awaited return of Esa-Pekka Salonen to the Hollywood Bowl just got a little longer. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's conductor laureate, who last led his old orchestra outdoors six summers ago just before beginning his final season as L.A. Phil...
  • Techne Music Festival presents free concerts Moravian College

    From Aspen to Tanglewood, summer is the season for classical music festivals. Whether you are an ambitious young musician seeking master classes with world-renowned soloists or just a lover of great music, summer festivals offer something for everyone....