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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • L.A. Phil's YOLA players are goodwill ambassadors near Fukushima

    L.A. Phil's YOLA players are goodwill ambassadors near Fukushima
    A sleek bullet train pulled into a city in northern Japan recently with 15 Los Angeles teenagers aboard. They looked like typical school kids everywhere, in the uniform of T-shirts, hoodies, jeans and sneakers. The city likewise appeared unremarkable,...
  • Cherry blossoms decorate Orchestra Day in Japan

     Cherry blossoms decorate Orchestra Day in Japan
    Tuesday here felt like ground zero for spring. The weather was lovely. Schools were on spring break. Families were everywhere viewing cherry blossoms. The city was white with petals. In Bunkyo, a northern district of Tokyo, the attractions were many....
  • Pianist-conductor added signature touch to Mozart concertos

    Pianist-conductor added signature touch to Mozart concertos
    A couple of times each season the Chicago Symphony Orchestra slims down to an ensemble of chamber music proportions and addresses repertory not usually presented on subscription concerts at Orchestra Hall. The programs often focus on Baroque music...
  • BSO to mark centenary with major works, favorite artists

    BSO to mark centenary with major works, favorite artists
    For its 100th anniversary season in 2015-2016, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its history with the help of former music director Yuri Temirkanov, other conductors once associated with the ensemble, and some the starriest musicians to...
  • Review: Reading Symphony Orchestra plays Vaughn Williams, Bottesini and Franck with charm and understated elegance

    Review: Reading Symphony Orchestra plays Vaughn Williams, Bottesini and Franck with charm and understated elegance
    Having heard the Reading Symphony Orchestra perform admirably in a pair of recent pops concerts -- first a New Year’s Eve program featuring a salute to Billy Joel and Elton John, then a Valentine’s Day concert with a Motown groove -- I couldn&...
  • Saturday & Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra's Tangos and Dances concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday & Sunday: Allentown Symphony Orchestra's Tangos and Dances concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs an exhilarating program of music that originated among the European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall....
  • L.A. Phil covers lusty Modern Italian with gusto

    L.A. Phil covers lusty Modern Italian with gusto
    Late 20th century Italian Modernism has gone mainstream in furniture design, architecture, cuisine and elsewhere. This was also a golden age for modern music, one that has had and continues to assert considerable international influence. But we pay it too...
  • State Symphony of Mexico missing homegrown flavor

    State Symphony of Mexico missing homegrown flavor
    One has to marvel at the longevity of the team of Enrique Bátiz and his Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, who paid a visit to the Los Angeles region toward the end of their U.S. tour over the weekend. Bátiz founded this orchestra —whose...
  • Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Phil deal reverberates across classical music world

    Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Phil deal reverberates across classical music world
    Gustavo Dudamel will be headlining at Walt Disney Concert Hall for at least seven more years, through the 2021-22 season. The charismatic maestro with the wild locks and exuberant baton extended his contract with the L.A. Philharmonic on Friday, ending...
  • Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert

    Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert
    UPDATE: After two weather-caused delays, the concert has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. April 19 As J. Spencer Hammond is the first to tell you, he has "always preferred to be under the radar." But the 84-year-old choir director, organist and teacher, a...
  • Baltimore Symphony's summer season to feature Seth MacFarlane, classical hits

    Baltimore Symphony's summer season to feature Seth MacFarlane, classical hits
    The Baltimore Symphony will once again provide diversions during the long, hot month of July. Here's the lowdown for the orchestra's 2015 summer season: As usual, the action starts with a Fourth of July salute at Oregon Ridge. These will be followed...