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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Pasadena Symphony gets the message across in season ender

     Pasadena Symphony gets the message across in season ender
    The long period of upheaval is over for the Pasadena Symphony. In 2014-15, the new team of music director David Lockington and principal guest conductor Nicholas McGegan will have the entire season to themselves, and we'll get a better idea of what they...
  • Reviews: Ryan Opera Center/Civic Orchestra and Lyric's 'Sound of Music'

    Reviews: Ryan Opera Center/Civic Orchestra and Lyric's 'Sound of Music'
    A collaboration laden with promise arose two years ago when the training wings of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera first joined forces for a concert of operatic excerpts. Hearing young artists representing the next generation of classical...
  • 'Scarlatti: Cage: Sonatas' by David Greilsammer an unsettling package

    So far the new recording for which has I've gotten the most pitches from publicists this year is a mash-up of sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti and John Cage performed by David Greilsammer. The Israeli pianist hits the keyboard as though he were an...
  • L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help

    L.A. Philharmonic's 'Cosi fan tutte' hits stage with A-list help
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of the Mozart-Da Ponte opera "Cosė fan tutte" arrives on stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday with a hard-edged futurism and a note of nostalgia. It's the third production in as many years to unite...
  • Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official

    Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official
    Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93. After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
  • 'Walking Dead' Zombies Invade, 'Game of Thrones' Battle Ensues at TV Academy Concert

    The music behind some of the most popular shows on TV came to life on Wednesday evening during the Television Academy's "Score!," a concert celebrating music composed for television, sponsored by ASCAP. Composers including Ramin Djawadi of "Game of...
  • Review: CSO launches 'Truth to Power' festival on powerful note

     Review: CSO launches 'Truth to Power' festival on powerful note
    Audience members drawn to the festival of Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Britten symphonic works the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is presenting over the next three weeks at Symphony Center are advised not to take the umbrella title, "Truth to Power," at face...
  • Siberia's bleak, beautiful baritone sweeps across L.A. Opera

     Siberia's bleak, beautiful baritone sweeps across L.A. Opera
    Dmitri Hvorostovsky is from Siberia. He knows from prisoners. He doesn't take any. The leonine Russian baritone's recital at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Thursday night presented by Los Angeles Opera dealt in desolation, loss and utter hopelessness....
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  • A buoyant weekend in Chicago jazz

    A buoyant weekend in Chicago jazz
    The Memorial Day holiday obviously commemorates solemn events, but with so many people enjoying an extended weekend, Chicago's musical offerings are rich. Among the highlights: Eric Reed: One of the most compelling pianists in mainstream jazz, Reed...
  • Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

    Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
    At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the...