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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Pianist Shai Wosner explores links between Schubert and music of today

    Pianist Shai Wosner explores links between Schubert and music of today
    It's as easy to compartmentalize in music as in anything else — all the baroque stuff in one bin, late-romanticism in another, and so on. Some people listen in compartmental fashion, too, considering each piece solely as a product of a specific...
  • Classical: Acclaimed Charter High School for the Arts choir performs at Cathedral Church

    The Lehigh Valley has fine choirs, and the Touring Choir of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, one of the youngest in the area, ranks up there with the best of them. A 30-voice mixed choir with students chosen by audition, the touring...
  • Lewis, Petrenko a potent duo for Beethoven with the CSO

    Lewis, Petrenko a potent duo for Beethoven with the CSO
    The new year is bringing several shifts of administrative authority at the top of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's food chain. The possibility of exciting new ideas, new directions, is in the air. On stage at Orchestra Hall this week, a different sort...
  • For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas

    For guest quartet, it'll be a gas, gas, gas
    These Rolling Stones imitators wear college sweaters and Converse shoes and like to comb their hair. But while they dress more conservatively than Keith, Mick and the gang, they nonetheless are likely to get the same sort of satisfaction when they...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • Rivals onstage, Lyric Opera stars are best of friends offstage

    Rivals onstage, Lyric Opera stars are best of friends offstage
    On a recent afternoon backstage at Lyric Opera, Sondra Radvanovsky and Jamie Barton were behaving like the gal pals they are, hugging each other and singing each other's praises. Quite the contrast to the emotional sparring partners the singers are...
  • For Orlando Philharmonic, Eric Jacobsen wants to mix old with new

    For Orlando Philharmonic,  Eric Jacobsen wants to mix old with new
    Eric Jacobsen has made his name by challenging people's ideas about classical music. He co-founded The Knights, a New York-based orchestra in which open-minded musical friends expand upon traditional works with new compositions. And he is a founding...
  • Mica Levi and orchestra go truly 'Under the Skin' at the Regent

    Mica Levi and orchestra go truly 'Under the Skin' at the Regent
    Mica Levi’s score for “Under the Skin,” the eerie 2013 film about alien seduction, leaves more of a sonic imprint than the voice of the unnamed protagonist who guides the action. The young British songwriter-composer, known to pop...
  • Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre

    Celebrities convene for holiday event at the Alex Theatre
    It’s not often that an artist is as involved with civic concerns as Norman Mamey. The conductor, producer and musical director has a C.V. a mile long, which includes a Grammy (for an album with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra), movie, stage and TV...
  • Epilogue: Music could not save Aaron Rushing

    Epilogue: Music could not save Aaron Rushing
    For the young musicians attending Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., the band room was a sanctuary. Inside its walls, only good things happened: rehearsals, horsing around, laughter, music. No matter what was occurring in the...
  • Holiday music gifts: Leave the best for last-minute

    Holiday music gifts: Leave the best for last-minute
    I know it's last minute. But to procrastinators, a week until Christmas is all the time in the world. Hanukkah's just begun; fortunately, the holiday has another week to go. And if you've finished your shopping, why not treat yourself? This is the good...