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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Recommended Chicago-area classical music performances

    Recommended Chicago-area classical music performances
    Avalon String Quartet: Pianist Christina Dahl joins the group for Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor. Sharing the bill are works by Mozart and Wolfgang Rihm. 2 p.m. Sunday, Mendelssohn Hall, 406 N. Main St., Rockford; $25; 815-964-9713, mendelssohnpac.org...
  • Classical: Moravian College Choir to perform Karl Jenkins' unusual Requiem

    Classical: Moravian College Choir to perform Karl Jenkins' unusual Requiem
    You normally wouldn't equate Japanese haiku with a traditional Requiem Mass, but that's what Welsh composer Karl Jenkins does in his evocative Requiem. This most unusual work will have its Lehigh Valley premiere Saturday at Foy Concert Hall in Bethlehem,...
  • Igor Levit, the best Russian pianist you haven't heard...yet

     Igor Levit, the best Russian pianist you haven't heard...yet
    I have never known a time when there wasn't a young Russian or Moscow-trained pianist of promise on the scene. It is no different now. Twenty-four-year-old Daniil Trifonov, gold medalist of the International Tchaikovsky Competition, is already a star....
  • Evanston Symphony Orchestra letting 'Swan Lake' music speak for itself

    Swan Lake without dancers? Yes, and Lawrence Eckerling, Evanston Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor, is happy to tell us why Tchaikovsky's glorious score for that 1877 ballet can easily stand en pointe all by itself. "The score is symphonic,...
  • Composer Ricky Ian Gordon has found his place at opera's table

     Composer Ricky Ian Gordon has found his place at opera's table
    One of the things that makes Ricky Ian Gordon's operas so appealing to audiences in so many places is the natural way his music embraces both classical and popular music theater idioms, folding one into the other. What the New York-based composer calls...
  • Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra presents 'Prodigy,' a family concert, at Miller Symphony Hall

    Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra presents 'Prodigy,' a family concert, at Miller Symphony Hall
    When 11-year-old Mia Micic stepped off the Jurassic Park River Adventure ride at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., a couple of years ago, she was impressed. But unlike other kids who might share the experience with ecstatic tweets or selfies sent to...
  • Weilerstein, Hakhnazaryan lift L.A. Chamber Orchestra with youthful vigor

    Weilerstein, Hakhnazaryan lift L.A. Chamber Orchestra with youthful vigor
    Youth was served in Glendale’s Alex Theatre by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Making his debut on the podium with LACO on Saturday night was Joshua Weilerstein -- born 1987, not long ago a Los Angeles Philharmonic Dudamel Fellow, more recently...
  • Neeme Jarvi leads L.A. Phil through Brahms, Suk's rhapsodic Fantasie

    Neeme Jarvi leads L.A. Phil through Brahms, Suk's rhapsodic Fantasie
    A wag once said that Neeme Järvi seemed intent upon recording the Schwann catalog, which at the time meant everything in sight. A glance at the veteran Estonian conductor’s voluminous repertoire indicates that the wag may not have been kidding....
  • BSO produces colorful 'Pictures' with Peter Oundjian

    BSO produces colorful 'Pictures' with Peter Oundjian
    Things tend to go very well whenever Peter Oundjian makes a guest conducting engagement with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. His return this weekend for a program of works filled with color and melodic adventure is especially rewarding. Oundjian...
  • Joshua Weilerstein, a recent Dudamel fellow, is back in L.A. as maestro

    Joshua Weilerstein, a recent Dudamel fellow, is back in L.A. as maestro
    Four years ago, Joshua Weilerstein came to Los Angeles as a 23-year-old graduate student to be one of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Dudamel fellows — a highly sought apprenticeship for young conductors. This week Weilerstein returns to L.A. as...
  • Pianist Hélène Grimaud's performance flows beautifully at Disney Hall

    Pianist Hélène Grimaud's performance flows beautifully at Disney Hall
    Here we are in the middle of a drought, and French pianist Hélène Grimaud brings us a recital of water, water everywhere, with plenty for her enraptured audience to drink. The first half of her program at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday night...