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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season

    Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season
    While the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be enjoying a centennial season in 2015-2016, the Shriver Hall Concert Series will mark its own notable milestone — half-a-centennial. The organization, which presents top-drawer classical soloists and...
  • BSO faces unexpected clouds, focuses on 100th anniversary

    BSO faces unexpected clouds, focuses on 100th anniversary
    Well, that was an interesting week. On Monday, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians, via their elected players' committee, aired their impatience with the way certain things are going inside the institution and said that they felt taken for granted....
  • 'Blurred Lines' verdict would rock Amadeus and other great composers

    'Blurred Lines' verdict would rock Amadeus and other great composers
    "A good composer does not imitate, he steals," Stravinsky reputedly said. He may not have said it, but it fits. Stravinsky stole like mad, and it wasn't theft. Stravinsky worked the way composers have always worked, basing their scores directly or...
  • Schadt String Competition winners announced

    Zeyu Victor Li, 18, a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, won the 19th annual Schadt String Competition presented by the Allentown Symphony Association. The finals were held March 8 at Miller Symphony Hall. Li performed Sibelius'...
  • Powerful musical collaboration celebrates Lehigh's 150th

    What does one do to celebrate a major milestone? If it's as seminal an event as the 150th anniversary of Lehigh University, an institution as much a fixture in community culture as in academics, one turns to music, of course. "What passion cannot...
  • 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...
  • Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts of the week

    Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts of the week
    Maya Beiser: The founding cellist of the Bang on a Can All-Stars is joined by Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche and bassist Gyan Riley for the area premieres of works by Michael Gordon and Michael Harrison, along with music of Steve Reich and others. 7:...
  • Classical: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra features Turkish pianist Fazil Say

    For many great composers, borders between nations are not obstacles, but invitations to musical creativity. The international travels of young Mozart, for example, paved the way for his triumphs as a composer. So it is with renowned Turkish composer and...
  • Gustavo Dudamel 'very happy' with decision to stay in L.A.

    Gustavo Dudamel 'very happy' with decision to stay in L.A.
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic arrived Friday needing its spirits lifted. The flight from Seoul, the last leg of an Asia tour that began in Hong Kong a week earlier, was delayed. The bus ride from Narita airport to the Tokyo hotel meant a couple of more...