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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut

     Concert review: Gabriel Cabezas victorious in Grant Park debut
    Gabriel Cabezas is the latest classical performer to be tested in the crucible of Chicago's weird summer weather, only to emerge victorious from the experience. The greatly gifted young cellist, a Chicago area native who turned 21 late last year, made...
  • Simsbury Native To Conduct 'Celebrate America'

    Simsbury Native To Conduct 'Celebrate America'
    SIMSBURY — Local native Eric Dudley will be back in his hometown Friday to conduct the Hartford Symphony in the Talcott Mountain Music Festival for the "Celebrate America" performance. Dudley, who lives in New York, grew up in Simsbury and...
  • Bands present star-spangled concerts

    Friday is the Fourth of July, which means it's a good a time to strike up the band. Or in this case, bands, since four local bands have Independence Day programs on tap. So get those lawn chairs planted and flags waving. The Allentown Band, under the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Union Savings Bank Partners With Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

    Union Savings Bank is proud to partner with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra in an ongoing community outreach program that presents a series of pre-concert lectures at Founders Hall, Meadow Ridge, the Ridgefield Public Library and the Anne S....
  • 'Twenty-Seven,' 'Magic Flute' are treats, but on sugary side

     'Twenty-Seven,' 'Magic Flute' are treats, but on sugary side
     "I Love You, Alice B. Toklas," the title song of Peter Sellers' 1968 screwball cinematic ode to hash brownies, begins "and so does Gertrude Stein." And, now, so does the vocally robust mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe. Ricky Ian Gordon's "Twenty-Seven,"...
  • Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Music Director

    Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Music Director
    FARMINGTON — Jonathan Brennand, 28, was recently named the Music Director of the Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra. The role was vacant after the departure of John Eells, who founded the orchestra in 1981 and served as the Music Director for 32...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

    Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru leads a pair of popularly-priced classical concerts for family audiences in DuPage County. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, the program holds Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture," Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" and the...
  • Lehigh Valley Classical Guitar Festival returns

    The Lehigh Valley Classical Guitar festival returns to Peter Hall on the Moravian College campus in Bethlehem June 28 for a day of recitals, workshops, master classes and concerts. This will be the second year the festival is under the direction of...
  • Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties

     Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties
    The night began as Jewish celebrations often do — with the traditional dancing of the Hora. "Let's get a circle going!" Edwin Tabrikian, known as DJ Taraneh, said to the crowd. The 34-year-old Iranian DJ clutched his microphone and jumped up and...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • Concert review: Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in season finale

    Concert review: Riccardo Muti leads the CSO in season finale
    Seldom has the Chicago Symphony Orchestra closed its season in such a jubilant mood as the one that gripped a packed Orchestra Hall on Thursday night. Never mind the tight veil of secrecy that shrouds the board's search for a new association chief to...