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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!

    A new orchestra is born — in Pennsylvania!
    It's no secret that symphony orchestras across the country are struggling. Just a few years ago, the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra declared bankruptcy, followed shortly by the Syracuse Symphony and the orchestras of Louisville and Honolulu. Some have...
  • The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity

    The Takacs Quartet benefitted from red-blooded humanity
    The Takacs Quartet and pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin opened the chamber music season at Orchestra Hall Thursday night with an irresistible display of how to perform Belgian and French masterworks. The common approach long has been to emphasize lightness,...
  • Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events

    Choral Arts, BSO, Handel Choir, Guitar Society offer Free Fall Baltimore events
    The ninth annual Free Fall Baltimore, a cool project of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to provide free access to a wide range of cultural events each October, includes quite a few entries in the classical music category. Here are some...
  • Sinfonia Virtuosi is right size for 'Emerging Genius' concert

    When the full-size Pennsylvania Sinfonia chamber orchestra is too big and the Valley Vivaldi ensemble too small, the Sinfonia Virtuosi is just right. That configuration of about 20 musicians, introduced last year, opens the Sinfonia's 2014-2015 season...
  • Family Time: 'ImaginOcean' comes to Allentown

    "John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean," a magical show combining puppets and black light, kicks off Miller Symphony Hall's 2014-2015 Family Series with performances at 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Join fish friends Dorsel, Bubbles and Tank as they go on a treasure hunt...
  • U.S premiere of space-inspired work for orchestra and iPads

     U.S premiere of space-inspired work for orchestra and iPads
    Talk about out of this world. Inspired by the NASA's Voyager program, which launched two unmanned space probes in 1977, English composer Warren Greveson has created a new work titled "Voyager." Truly a product of the modern age, Greveson scored the...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach continues with David Schrader performing. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. The series runs through Oct. 26. $25; 773-279-2120, wfmt.com...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 19 Antiques fair The annual Howard County Historical Society Antiques Appraisal Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. All appraisals will be done by Todd...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder

    Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder
    Betty G. Bertaux, a composer and music educator who was the founder of the Children's Chorus of Maryland that grew to become a prototype for community children's choruses, died Oct. 10 at her home in Naples, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. She was 76....
  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...