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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women

    HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women
    This spring, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra invited composers to submit a "Fanfare for the Hartford Woman" — a three- to four-minute companion piece to Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man." The winner was 24-year-old Pennsylvania native...
  • Legacy of CSO's resident composers resonates beyond Chicago

    Legacy of CSO's resident composers resonates beyond Chicago
    Take a close look at how Chicago's new music environment has evolved in the five seasons that Mason Bates and Anna Clyne have stood at its forefront, and you must conclude they've had a lot to do with making it a livelier, feistier, more inclusive scene....
  • Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician

    Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician
    For a man who is about to hear a top symphony orchestra play his first stand-alone score, Bryce Dessner appears surprisingly calm. Dessner will be in the audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 28, listening to Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles...
  • Dudamel plants seeds for the future with De Falla and flamenco

     Dudamel plants seeds for the future with De Falla and flamenco
    Last week at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gustavo Dudamel conducted the first performance of a major new work by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Next week, he will premiere three Los Angeles Philharmonic commissions, this time by three generations of...
  • Concert Artists of Baltimore's 29th season to feature Dinnerstein, Graves, BROS

    Concert Artists of Baltimore's 29th season to feature Dinnerstein, Graves, BROS
    Count on Concert Artists of Baltimore to keep things interesting. This combination of chamber orchestra and chorus, founded and directed by dynamic conductor Edward Polochick, typically offers programs that take intriguing detours from routine paths....
  • San Francisco Symphony interprets John Cage, with great results

     San Francisco Symphony interprets John Cage, with great results
    In "Lecture on Nothing," John Cage compared a piece of music to a glass of milk. "We need the glass," he wrote, "and we need the milk." At the invitation of the San Francisco Symphony on Saturday night, actor Tim Robbins read those lines with an...
  • Allant Piano Trio returns for summer series at Beacon Hill

    Nestled in the rolling hills of the Stroudsburg area is the beautiful, privately owned property of Dan Crawford and his wife, Sidnie, who for the past seven years have provided a wonderful opportunity for guests to hear high-quality classical music at a...
  • Ten new classical albums featuring Chicago talent

    Ten new classical albums featuring Chicago talent
    New albums find Chicago classical musicians, ensembles and composers blazing new artistic paths, moving into unusual areas of the repertory, refusing to be pigeonholed. Here is a sampling of some of the more significant recent releases that reflect this...
  • L.A. Chamber Orchestra ending season on a sunny note

    L.A. Chamber Orchestra ending season on a sunny note
    If what you hear is what you get, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is ending its season in the best of cheer. Major keys prevailed Sunday night at Royce Hall, where the main music was Mozart's ravishing Piano Concerto No. 21 in the optimistic key of C...
  • Bach Festival Society 2015-16 season

     Bach Festival Society 2015-16 season
    The Bach Festival Society's 81st season will have an international spin as the organization celebrates music from throughout the Americas, welcomes guest artists from France and Spain, and features works by Russian and Czech composers during its annual...
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra 2015-16 season

     Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra 2015-16 season
    Broadway star Davis Gaines, a graduate of Orlando's Edgewater High, will perform with the Orlando Philharmonic next season. The orchestra unveiled its 2015-16 lineup Monday, after announcing Eric Jacobsen as its new music director. Jacobsen had a hand...