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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Fall bounty in new classical recordings

     Fall bounty in new classical recordings
    Here are some of the more noteworthy new classical recordings scheduled for release this fall: Decca "Cecilia Bartoli: St. Petersburg" (October): The Italian mezzo-soprano explores selections from little-known operas by Italian and German composers...
  • Classical music: Ethel puts music to historic EPA photos

    Who else but the eclectic, occasionally electronic, string quartet Ethel could find inspiration to create a major multimedia project from documentary images amassed by the Environmental Protection Agency back in the 1970s? Ethel opens the Williams...
  • 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....
  • Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season

    Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season
    The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 58th concert season will open with an Oct. 12 concert featuring all four of the FSYO's ensembles. The show will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 12, a Sunday, at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando....
  • John Adams' 'Ceiling/Sky' remains earthbound

     John Adams' 'Ceiling/Sky' remains earthbound
    When urban angst and unrest erupts in violence, as it did in Ferguson, Mo., our initial focus is necessarily on finding solutions to such apparent causes as racial profiling, unemployment and militarized police. But the underlying spiritual crises, the...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...
  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
  • INTERVIEW-Saxophonist Dickson plays classics, pop and saves lives too

    * Amy Dickson started playing sax at age six - on a chair * Repertoire ranges from pop to pieces by Glass, Tavener * Helped save three swimmers while a lifeguard in Australia By Francis Maguire LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - After winning a Classic BRIT...
  • Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

    If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
  • Saxophonist Dickson plays classics, pop and saves lives too

    LONDON (Reuters) - After winning a Classic BRIT award in 2013, proving the saxophone can be an important classical instrument, Amy Dickson is taking it to more familiar pop territory on her new album. "A Summer Place", released later this month, is a...
  • Classical music recommendations

    Classical music recommendations
    Ashu: The single-named California-born saxophonist makes his Ravinia debut in a recital of Debussy, Rachmaninov, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla and others. 6 p.m. Thursday, Bennett Gordon Hall, Ravinia, Green Bay and Lake-Cook roads, Highland Park; $10, no lawn;...