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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • 'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...
  • Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl

    Fill-ins Behzod Abduraimov and James Gaffigan shine at Bowl
    The long-awaited return of Esa-Pekka Salonen to the Hollywood Bowl just got a little longer. The Los Angeles Philharmonic's conductor laureate, who last led his old orchestra outdoors six summers ago just before beginning his final season as L.A. Phil...
  • Ars Viva sets 2014-15 concert season

    The Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2014-15 concert season at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. All five Sunday afternoon programs will be conducted by music director Alan Heatherington. Here is the schedule: Sept....
  • James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser

     James Galway's Ravinia concert a tuneful crowd-pleaser
    The Ravinia Festival is obliging its North Shore constituency with several weeks of broadly appealing orchestral fare to kick off the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's annual residency. Few soloists in the classical realm are better equipped to provide value...
  • Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London

    Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London
    LONDON – The BBC Proms proclaims itself as the greatest classical music festival in the world and does so with the confidence of knowing it's got the artistic goods to back up its sweeping claim. With nearly 90 events vying for attention in the...
  • Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener

    Joshua Bell's crossovers go nowhere in L.A. Phil's Bowl opener
    The Hollywood Bowl is looking and sounding good. Last year it was spiffed up with smart new lawn furniture, compellingly (and controversially) incandescent new high-definition video screens and an exceptional sound system upgrade. This year there are...
  • Techne Music Festival presents free concerts Moravian College

    From Aspen to Tanglewood, summer is the season for classical music festivals. Whether you are an ambitious young musician seeking master classes with world-renowned soloists or just a lover of great music, summer festivals offer something for everyone....
  • Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel

    Some thoughts on the death of eminent conductor Lorin Maazel
    Lorin Maazel, an unusually brilliant conductor with an extraordinary mind, uncanny technique and an ability to sculpt performances of remarkable expressive beauty, died Sunday at the age of 84 in Virginia. A statement released by the Castleton Festival,...
  • Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil

    Salonen leads Yuja Wang, L.A. Phil through Russian turmoil
    There have been changes at the Hollywood Bowl since Esa-Pekka Salonen's last appearance at the amphitheater six years ago as the Los Angeles Philharmonic music director. That meant Thursday night the now L.A. Phil conductor laureate met for the first...
  • Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel can't quite connect with Bowl

    Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel can't quite connect with Bowl
    Two years ago, on a warm July evening in Caracas, Gustavo Dudamel and his Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra were joined by Panamanian salsa star Rubén Blades for a huge outdoor concert. Bringing together for the first time two Latin American musical icons,...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...