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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky

    Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky
    You might call it the lull before the storm, except that nothing is exactly quiet around Orchestra Hall when Riccardo Muti is back leading his Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Next week's subscription concerts will bring a big choral splash of Scriabin and...
  • HSO Sizzles Through A Program of Contrasts

    HSO Sizzles Through A Program of Contrasts
    The evening began with music of fire and ended with music of ice. But throughout the performance the orchestral playing remained hot. Daniel Hege was guest conductor as The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    'The Magic Victrola': Lyric Unlimited's third annual presentation designed to introduce youngsters 5-10 and their families to the joys of opera takes two children on a journey through famous opera scenes, courtesy of an old record player in their...
  • Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?

    Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella program Tuesday night was titled "Theater of the Outrageous." The music was mostly with a transgressive late '70s and '80s sensibility. The quirky Los Angeles multimedia collective Chromatic littered the Walt...
  • Classical: New early music ensemble offers eclectic program

    The proliferation of early music ensembles in the past few years has not bypassed the Lehigh Valley. One recently formed group will present a concert Jan. 18 at Wesley Church in Bethlehem. Violinist Simon Maurer and friends offer a colorful program of...
  • Recommended classical music concerts

    Recommended classical music concerts
    Winter Chamber Music Festival: The 19th annual edition of the popular series begins with the New Orford String Quartet playing Beethoven's Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Brahms' Quartet No. 1 and Gary Kulesha's String Quartet; 7:30 p.m. Friday. Germany's...
  • Composer's quest: Define O.C. in 20 minutes of music. You can help.

    Composer's quest: Define O.C. in 20 minutes of music. You can help.
    Making the rounds in Orange County over the past year, Narong Prangcharoen may have looked more like Ken Burns than Beethoven. The Pacific Symphony's composer-in-residence has interviewed people about their cultural heritage and spirituality. He's taken...
  • Best Bets in Greater New Haven in January

    Best Bets in Greater New Haven in January
    It's not all snow drifts and resolutions – January has its fun side. Funny Man Comedian Kyle Kinane has had an interesting career, the kind that gets cobbled together online and in small clubs. He was a founding member (“Intruder Purple&...
  • Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'

    Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'
    We already knew she could sing, play the piano and write hyperliterate, musically sophisticated songs. But can Chicagoan Patricia Barber host a radio show? More specifically, can she preside over a program designed not merely to entertain listeners...
  • Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era

    They don't make American icons like Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein anymore. For decades during the last century, each artist reigned with unchallenged authority in his particular sphere, Thomson as the nation's most brilliant and erudite music...
  • Anthony Newman ready to 'wow' on Disney Hall's 'Hurricane Mama' organ

     Anthony Newman ready to 'wow' on Disney Hall's 'Hurricane Mama' organ
    "From the beach to Bach." That's how Los Angeles-born organist Anthony Newman describes his journey from a boyhood home at 1708 Washington Blvd. to his standing as one of the world's foremost interpreters of Johann Sebastian Bach's early 18th century...