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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • L.A. Master Chorale caps its 50th season with three new works

    L.A. Master Chorale caps its 50th season with three new works
    The Los Angeles Master Chorale ended its 50th season Sunday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the premiere of three new works commissioned for the occasion and two other recent Chorale commissions. That's news. But so too is the way that this...
  • Seattle Symphony teams with Sir Mix-A-Lot on 'Baby Got Back'

    Seattle Symphony teams with Sir Mix-A-Lot on 'Baby Got Back'
    The 1992 buttock-shaking anthem "Baby Got Back" got an unlikely orchestral remix in a recent performance from the Seattle Symphony, with Sir Mix-A-Lot himself leading an audience dance-along at Benaroya Hall. A video of the concert, featuring...
  • HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'

    HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'
    It was an evening of surprises at the symphony. Strange sounds filled the corridors surrounding the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Three different stations were set up in the hallway, each having large, resonating...
  • After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down

    After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down
    Angelo Gatto spoke softly and carried a small baton, but the slender 92-year-old conductor had no trouble getting respect from the musicians of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsing for Saturday's milestone concert. The milestone is Gatto's...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • Concert review: Jaap van Zweden conducts the CSO in 'Truth' finale

    Concert review: Jaap van Zweden conducts the CSO in 'Truth' finale
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's thoughtfully conceived and executed "Truth to Power" Festival is ending as it began, with major symphonic statements by Dmitri Shostakovich and Benjamin Britten. Both scores play to Jaap van Zweden's knack for digging deep...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 8 Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in...
  • NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision

     NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision
    NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date. The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
  • Lyon & Healy strings together 150 reasons to celebrate

    Lyon & Healy strings together 150 reasons to celebrate
    I am told that angels play harps in heaven, but I'll be damned if I can remember the last time I saw a living person playing a harp. OK, OK, I do remember, or at least have been reminded by the dusty files of this newspaper. It was in 1986. The harp,...
  • John Mangum to head Philharmonic Society of Orange County

    John Mangum to head Philharmonic Society of Orange County
    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has picked John Mangum, a veteran of nine years on the planning teams of four prominent orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to succeed the retiring Dean Corey as president and artistic director....
  • 'Book of Mormon' heads up Chrysler Hall Broadway series in 2014-2015

    "The Book of Mormon" will headline the Broadway in Norfolk series coming to Chrysler Hall in the 2014-2015 season. The irreverent musical opens the season in October and will be followed by the return of two popular shows, "Wicked" in November and...