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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Max Richter's U.S. tour will stop at El Rey Theatre

    Max Richter's U.S. tour will stop at El Rey Theatre
    Max Richter has been composing inventive orchestral music for years, but naturally, American audiences really began noticing him en masse only when his compositions began appearing in movies and television. His music was featured prominently in Martin...
  • Dutoit's French program with CSO delights in the details

    Dutoit's French program with CSO delights in the details
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is giving special attention to French music this season, via a survey of Gallic composers that will culminate in a three-week festival in May emphasizing French operatic and dramatic works. Few, if any, living conductors...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra to cast intoxicating spell of the tango

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra to cast intoxicating spell of the tango
    No other dance form is as rich in mystery, sensuality or history as the tango. Born in the brothels and low cafes of Buenos Aires at the turn of the century, today it revels in the highest of chic, with women in sleek evening gowns and men in tuxedos...
  • Symphony Pops blasts off with the music of John Williams

    Symphony Pops blasts off with the music of John Williams
    Some composers are known as one-hit wonders. Not John Williams. Considered by many to be the greatest composer for film of all time, Williams has written music for more than 80 movies. The list includes some of the most popular releases for two...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The brilliant French pianist is joined by pianist Tamara Stefanovich as they celebrate master composer and conductor Pierre Boulez's 90th birthday with a concert containing virtually all his piano works. 3 p.m. Sunday, Symphony...
  • St. Charles Singers want to connect with you

    St. Charles Singers want to connect with you
    Jeffrey Hunt, the conductor and artistic director of the St. Charles Singers, believes the group's appeal is based on connecting with the audience. "We value the art of choral singing and its power to move people," Hunt said. "We want them to appreciate...
  • Sylvia Kunin dies at 101; founder of Young Musicians Foundation

    Sylvia Kunin dies at 101; founder of Young Musicians Foundation
    In 1955, Sylvia Kunin founded the Young Musicians Foundation in Los Angeles that provided support and a showcase for budding classical-music talents — including conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, guitarist Christopher Parkening and soprano Shirley...
  • S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds

     S.F.'s Other Minds concerts create some otherworldly sounds
    Other Minds has been a San Francisco new music treat since 1993. Composers and performers broadly representing the experimental side of classical music, jazz, rock, world music, instrument building and whatnot come together for an annual weekend of...
  • Review: Reading Symphony Orchestra plays Vaughn Williams, Bottesini and Franck with charm and understated elegance

    Review: Reading Symphony Orchestra plays Vaughn Williams, Bottesini and Franck with charm and understated elegance
    Having heard the Reading Symphony Orchestra perform admirably in a pair of recent pops concerts -- first a New Year’s Eve program featuring a salute to Billy Joel and Elton John, then a Valentine’s Day concert with a Motown groove -- I couldn&...
  • Saturday & Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra's Tangos and Dances concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday & Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra's Tangos and Dances concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs an exhilarating program of music that originated among the European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall....
  • State Symphony of Mexico missing homegrown flavor

    State Symphony of Mexico missing homegrown flavor
    One has to marvel at the longevity of the team of Enrique Bátiz and his Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, who paid a visit to the Los Angeles region toward the end of their U.S. tour over the weekend. Bátiz founded this orchestra —whose...