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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Saturday & Sunday: Cirque de la Symphonie at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday & Sunday: Cirque de la Symphonie at Miller Symphony Hall
    Watch a beautiful blend of artistry and acrobatics as world-class Cirque entertainers bring their gravity-defying feats and breath-taking displays of agility to Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall this weekend. The production, Cirque de la Symphonie,...
  • Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra aims straight for the heart for Valentine's Day

    For Valentine's Day, the program of Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra aims straight for the heart. Going all out for romance, the string section will try to sweep the audience off its feet with "La Follia" from the Concerto Grosso No. 12 by Francesco...
  • Andrew Manze leads L.A. Philharmonic in a horn showcase

    Andrew Manze leads L.A. Philharmonic in a horn showcase
    With "The Ghosts of Versailles" across the street at the L.A. Opera, it seemed like synergy for the Los Angeles Philharmonic to be playing nothing but Mozart and Haydn this weekend at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Call it a control sample of 18th century...
  • Grammys 2015: 'City Noir,' L.A.'s Partch take home classical awards

    Grammys 2015: 'City Noir,' L.A.'s Partch take home classical awards
    "City Noir," which made its world premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2009, won the Grammy Award for best orchestral performance on Sunday. The performance of the John Adams work by the St. Louis Symphony under conductor David Robertson was among...
  • Pianist promises to please with one hand tied behind his back

    The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra plans to tug at the heartstrings of concertgoers on Valentine's Day weekend by unleashing stirring classical music. "Big Romance" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Bethel Church Auditorium...
  • A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center

    A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center
    During a quick visit to the Kennedy Center Saturday night, I got to hear a new opera and an under-appreciated symphony by Tchaikovsky. Two hours well spent, I'd say. In one of its most commendable moves, Washington National Opera established the...
  • With attendance up, ESO looks to next season

    With attendance up, ESO looks to next season
    Two seasons ago the Elgin Symphony Orchestra averaged 73 percent of capacity at the Hemmens Cultural Center, according to ESO Director of Marketing & Development Cheryl Wendt. Last season that average grew to 79 percent, and the current season...
  • Katie Ernst finds jazz in Dorothy Parker's poems

    Katie Ernst finds jazz in Dorothy Parker's poems
    Anyone who has attended Chicago jazz performances during the past couple of years probably has noticed her: a versatile young bassist who plays in far-flung bands and sings with uncommon delicacy and authenticity. Last May, she played the world premiere...
  • Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music

    Bela Fleck, performing in Easton, combines banjo with classical music
    You might think that someone born with the name Bela Anton Leos Fleck would be destined to perform classical music, and you'd be right. Multi Grammy-winning banjo player Bela Fleck, born in New York City in 1956, was named after famed classical...
  • Musician John Bilezikjian dies at 66; master of the Middle Eastern oud

    Musician John Bilezikjian dies at 66; master of the Middle Eastern oud
    John Bilezikjian, a masterful player of the Middle Eastern oud whose eclectic career included performances and recordings with Leonard Cohen, Little Richard, Robert Palmer, Luis Miguel and Placido Domingo and programs of traditional Armenian music as well...
  • Riccardo Muti: The CSO should perform in Cuba

    Riccardo Muti: The CSO should perform in Cuba
    Riccardo Muti may be unhappy about the present state of the world but he exudes absolute confidence in the place of respect he and his Chicago Symphony Orchestra hold in that world. Nor has he broken faith with his conviction that cultural warriors such...