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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Review: Allentown Symphony Orchestra presents hot night of Latin rhythms

    Review: Allentown Symphony Orchestra presents hot night of Latin rhythms
    It might have been cold and blustery outside, but the Allentown Symphony Orchestra really turned up the heat inside Miller Symphony Hall Saturday night and Sunday afternoon with a soul-warming program infused with Latin-inspired rhythms. Featured...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Wednesday, April 15 Artistic Journeys Art Exhibit Miramar Cultural Trust and Friends of the Miramar Library World-renowned artist Joyce Birkenstock brings Artistic Journeys to the center with original works of art, several from private...
  • A welcome visit by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

     A welcome visit by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
    The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields may have a music director, the peripatetic violinist Joshua Bell, but the venerable London-based group is not tied down by his schedule or that of any conductor. A 21-member string ensemble from the academy is...
  • Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season

    Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season
    While the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be enjoying a centennial season in 2015-2016, the Shriver Hall Concert Series will mark its own notable milestone — half-a-centennial. The organization, which presents top-drawer classical soloists and...
  • BSO faces unexpected clouds, focuses on 100th anniversary

    BSO faces unexpected clouds, focuses on 100th anniversary
    Well, that was an interesting week. On Monday, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians, via their elected players' committee, aired their impatience with the way certain things are going inside the institution and said that they felt taken for granted....
  • 'Blurred Lines' verdict would rock Amadeus and other great composers

    'Blurred Lines' verdict would rock Amadeus and other great composers
    "A good composer does not imitate, he steals," Stravinsky reputedly said. He may not have said it, but it fits. Stravinsky stole like mad, and it wasn't theft. Stravinsky worked the way composers have always worked, basing their scores directly or...
  • Schadt String Competition winners announced

    Zeyu Victor Li, 18, a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, won the 19th annual Schadt String Competition presented by the Allentown Symphony Association. The finals were held March 8 at Miller Symphony Hall. Li performed Sibelius'...
  • L.A. Phil brings new 'New World' to Asia

     L.A. Phil brings new 'New World' to Asia
    The second of the two programs that the Los Angeles Philharmonic will play on its Asian tour, beginning next week in Hong Kong, has an obvious American theme. John Adams' "City Noir" is an ode to old Hollywood. In Dvorák's "New World" Symphony, a noted...
  • Father-And-Son Team Impress At HSO

    Father-And-Son Team Impress At HSO
    It is refreshing to hear an orchestral program in which the first piece is a world premiere performance written by the conductor. But all things are possible when the internationally renowned conductor Gerard Schwarz is at work. Schwarz returned to...
  • 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...