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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his 'bug' for practicing

    LONDON (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the golden flute", attributed his success in part to his "video-game-like" style of practicing as he received a lifetime achievement award at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards on Wednesday....
  • Fall's Classical Season Kicks Off With Salt Marsh Opera

    Fall's Classical Season Kicks Off With Salt Marsh Opera
    Rolling in with the foliage and crisper temperatures are quite a few highlights for a fresh season of classical music concerts and events. HSO Masterworks Series: "Porgy and Bess" >>Oct. 16-19, Belding Theater The Bushnell Center for the Performing...
  • Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO

     Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO
    Riccardo Muti's towering authority, musical and otherwise, should reassure members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's extended family that stability and continuity will be maintained while management undergoes significant transition. Jeff Alexander,...
  • In Northern Europe, classical music abounds

    In Northern Europe, classical music abounds
    Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig form a neat triangle in the middle of what was once the German Democratic Republic, now a thriving composite venue for some of the best classical music to be heard anywhere. While the classical music scene relaxes for summer in...
  • East Catholic Bass Player Heads To National Stage

    East Catholic Bass Player Heads To National Stage
    Johnny DeMartino, a senior at East Catholic High School, is heading to Nashville in October to perform with a national music ensemble. DeMartino, 17, who lives in South Windsor, plays the double bass and qualified to perform with the National...
  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • A little bit of everything

    A little bit of everything
    Pat Benatar is 61 years old, but she can still deliver the goods on stage. One of the top female voices in the classic rock genre, she scored more than a dozen Top 40 hits during the 1980s including standards such as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and...
  • Sunrise pops orchestra looking to attract younger audience

    Since 1987, Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra has been playing the classical pieces many expect to hear from an orchestra, like music from famous composers Mozart and Tchaikovsky, and popular music from the Frank Sinatra era. But in the last few years...
  • Sun shines on Hollywood Bowl guest conductor Ludovic Morlot

     Sun shines on Hollywood Bowl guest conductor Ludovic Morlot
    In his three seasons as music director of the Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, the feisty young French conductor who is this week's Los Angeles Philharmonic guest conductor at the Hollywood Bowl, has done a savvy job in changing his orchestra's image....
  • Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule

    Trumpeter Davis' vision right on schedule
    More than a decade ago, Chicago trumpeter Orbert Davis and his longtime business partner, Mark Ingram, embraced a bold idea: Create an orchestra that could merge jazz and classical traditions, an idiom that musicians sometimes call Third Stream. As...
  • Virginia Symphony continues free outdoor concerts this week

    The unofficial start of the Virginia Symphony season has been in full swing with a terrific lineup of free outdoor concerts throughout Hampton Roads. The series began with four concerts over the Labor Day weekend in Williamsburg, Yorktown, Hampton and...