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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • For the record

    Tchaikovsky With Bronfman: A classical music listing in the Arts & Books section elsewhere in this edition says that Esa-Pekka Salonen will lead the L.A. Philharmonic in Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" Suite plus Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with...
  • Classical musicians and the terror of the audition

    Classical musicians and the terror of the audition
    Audition. The word can unleash terror in performers of all kinds, but perhaps none more than musicians seeking to fill scarce symphony orchestra openings. A fudged note, a slack attack, a harsh tone, a hint of hesitancy, a sagging pitch — any of...
  • Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84

    Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84
    Lorin Maazel, the most prolific conductor of his generation, a child prodigy who performed with the New York Philharmonic at age 12 and later spent seven years as its music director, has died. He was 84. He died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at...
  • Putting art to music, with wondrous results

     Putting art to music, with wondrous results
    Did you hear the one about the composer who walks into an art gallery? If you are expecting a punch line — sorry. It's not a joke. When a composer walks into an art gallery or catches sight of an artwork somewhere else, there might be something...
  • Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO

    Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO
    The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them. The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
  • Concert review: Krzysztof Urbanski leads CSO in Ravinia debut

    Concert review: Krzysztof Urbanski leads CSO in Ravinia debut
    Ravinia is not the first place one would expect to find an important young conductor making his debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. But that's what happened Thursday night when a rising young podium star from Poland named Krzysztof Urbanski led the...
  • Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil

    Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil
    There have been changes at the Hollywood Bowl since Esa-Pekka Salonen's last appearance at the amphitheater six years ago as the Los Angeles Philharmonic music director. That meant Thursday night the now L.A. Phil conductor laureate met for the first...
  • Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener

    Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener
    The Hollywood Bowl is looking and sounding good. Last year it was spiffed up with smart new lawn furniture, compellingly (and controversially) incandescent new high-definition video screens and an exceptional sound system upgrade. This year there are...
  • Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel

    Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel
    Lorin Maazel, an unusually brilliant conductor with an extraordinary mind, uncanny technique and an ability to sculpt performances of remarkable expressive beauty, died Sunday at the age of 84 in Virginia. A statement released by the Castleton Festival,...
  • Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl

    Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl
    The long-awaited return of Esa-Pekka Salonen to the Hollywood Bowl just got a little longer. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's conductor laureate, who last led his old orchestra outdoors six summers ago just before beginning his final season as L.A. Phil...
  • Techne Music Festival presents free concerts Moravian College

    From Aspen to Tanglewood, summer is the season for classical music festivals. Whether you are an ambitious young musician seeking master classes with world-renowned soloists or just a lover of great music, summer festivals offer something for everyone....