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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season

    HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season
    "Hoodle-ah da-wa-da," sang bass-baritone soloist Kevin Deas as the character named Sportin' Life from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess'', "Scatty Wah!" A huge local choral force echoed his attitude and it was great fun. But in a program that a casual glance...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra wins national award

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra wins national award
    The Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Diane Wittry have been selected as the winner of the 2014 American Prize, a national award that recognizes the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States The orchestra won...
  • Allentown Symphony, conductor win national award

    Allentown Symphony, conductor win national award
    Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Diane Wittry have been selected winner of the 2014 American Prize, a national award that recognizes best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States The orchestra won the prize in...
  • Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland

    Love is mutual feeling for CSO, Poland
    WARSAW, Poland — The woman welcoming members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum was more than a little happy to see them. “I have been waiting 20 years for you to come to Poland,” Monika Strugala, the...
  • Pianist Behzod Abduraimov again proves to be a super sub

    Pianist Behzod Abduraimov again proves to be a super sub
    Behzod Abduraimov, the 24-year-old breakout pianist from Uzbekistan, is making a formidable name for himself in Los Angeles through the time-honored means of subbing. In July, he stepped in for Yefim Bronfman at the Hollywood Bowl and made a big...
  • A searing Shostakovich from Jurowski, London orchestra

     A searing Shostakovich from Jurowski, London orchestra
    While the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is away, the visiting orchestras will play. The first touring ensemble to perform at Symphony Center in the CSO's absence was the London Philharmonic Orchestra, appearing in concert on Saturday night under Vladimir...
  • A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!

    A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!
    It's no secret that symphony orchestras across the country are struggling. Just a few years ago, the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra declared bankruptcy, followed shortly by the Syracuse Symphony and the orchestras of Louisville and Honolulu. Some have...
  • The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity

    The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity
    The Takacs Quartet and pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin opened the chamber music season at Orchestra Hall Thursday night with an irresistible display of how to perform Belgian and French masterworks. The common approach long has been to emphasize lightness,...
  • Palm Beach County

    Second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Monthly Meeting Zonta Club of Boca Raton The organization of businesswomen meets for dinner. Holiday Inn, 2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach. 561-482-1013 or info@zontabocaraton.org. Wednesdays from 1 to 2:...
  • Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events

    Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events
    The ninth annual Free Fall Baltimore, a cool project of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to provide free access to a wide range of cultural events each October, includes quite a few entries in the classical music category. Here are some...