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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • HSO Presents A Program Of Contrasts

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts. The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and...
  • Gloria Coates' great oddity on display at REDCAT

    Gloria Coates' great oddity on display at REDCAT
    A mesmerizing American symphonist, Gloria Coates is our last maverick. The music establishment has gotten reasonably adept at sweeping up composers — men and women of all backgrounds, races and ages — who break bounds. There are few if any...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Featured pick Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The elite New York chamber collective, which recently extended its Harris Theater residency two more seasons, begins its 2014-15 residency with a varied program ranging from works by Dvorak and...
  • Thinking inside the classical box

    Thinking inside the classical box
    Some recommended classical boxed sets for gift-givers and receivers this holiday season: "The Leonard Bernstein Collection: Volume One" (Deutsche Grammophon, 60 CDs and DVD, $241.64): Perhaps no classical artist exerted as profound an impact on the...
  • Orbert Davis' Jazz Philharmonic celebrates a decade

    Orbert Davis' Jazz Philharmonic celebrates a decade
    During the past decade, Orbert Davis and his Chicago Jazz Philharmonic have given listeners performances of a sort available nowhere else in American music. From the multimedia sprawl of "The Chicago River" to the vividly pictorial scenes of "Havana...
  • Lehigh Choral Arts performs in Bethlehem, New York City

    Lehigh Choral Arts performs in Bethlehem, New York City
    When the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks face the Lafayette Leopards at Yankee Stadium Nov. 22 for the 150th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry, more than just a game will be celebrated. Both institutions educate students who recognize...
  • BSO to present a play with music, 'Shostakovich: Notes for Stalin'

    BSO to present a play with music, 'Shostakovich: Notes for Stalin'
    Now that a power-centralizing, criticism-averse leader is again ruling Russia, and Cold War-related feelings are spreading deja vu all over the place, there's fresh value in re-hearing the story behind Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5. That story...
  • Choir director's career a musical journey

    MILWAUKEE His voice a beautiful, clear soprano attracted an audience. He was just a boy, a treble, as choirboys are called. But Richard Hynson's voice carried him through opera premieres, national broadcasts and many church services. He sang with the...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • Rivals onstage, Lyric Opera stars are best of friends offstage

    Rivals onstage, Lyric Opera stars are best of friends offstage
    On a recent afternoon backstage at Lyric Opera, Sondra Radvanovsky and Jamie Barton were behaving like the gal pals they are, hugging each other and singing each other's praises. Quite the contrast to the emotional sparring partners the singers are...
  • The time is right for making memories

    The time is right for making memories
    Music is a large part of the holiday scene, of course, and so it was a bit strange to be standing on Michigan Avenue two Saturdays ago amid the mob that grows larger every year to experience the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival and listening to Hlengiwe...