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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Legendary pianist, teacher Claude Frank dies at 89

     Legendary pianist, teacher Claude Frank dies at 89
    Claude Frank, one of the most widely admired American pianists, teachers and chamber musicians of his generation, and a longtime faculty member at Ravinia's Steans Music Institute in Highland Park, died Dec. 27 at his home in New York, three days after...
  • From Pacifica to 'The Passenger,' plenty of classical music to offset winter's chill

    From Pacifica to 'The Passenger,' plenty of classical music to offset winter's chill
    Chicago's classical music producers typically reserve some of the most important events of their seasons for the period from January to early May. Here are 10 such performances, listed chronologically: Winter Chamber Music Festival: The 19th annual...
  • Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014

    Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014
    Half of this year's top 10 happened to involve early music. Don't ask why; it's probably just a coincidence. But we need perspective in our hyperactive culture, which maybe, down deep, is not changing as fast as Silicon Valley would like us to believe....
  • Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music

    Then and now, L.A. women get things done in classical music
    Comedian Jack Benny once introduced Dorothy Buffum Chandler and her husband, Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, as Mr. and Mrs. Pavilion. This was very funny because the Times building has a Norman Chandler Pavilion and we all know about the...
  • Glendale Phil tunes up for its fifth season

    Glendale Phil tunes up for its fifth season
    It’s the little orchestra that could: Founded on a shoestring by noted Russian cellist Ruslan Biryukov in 2010, the professional Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its fifth anniversary season on Saturday with a celebratory concert at the...
  • Best bets for Jan. 7

    Best bets for Jan. 7
    Music St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra: Conductor Vladimir Lande leads the venerable ensemble in a program of Bernstein and Shostakovich. Cellist Dmitry Kouzov joins the orchestra for Schumann's Cello Concerto. 8 p.m., Kravis Center for the...
  • Lehigh Valley classical music: What's coming in 2015

    The New Year brings plenty of great classical music to our area, with some new twists to some old favorites. Aerialists will perform over the heads of symphony musicians in a sure-to-be-memorable concert, and dancers will take to the stage in two others....
  • Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park

    Sounds of summer beckon at Grant Park
    While portents of change echo across the local summer music landscape, one hot-weather classical enterprise that remains impervious to change, justifiably so, is the Grant Park Music Festival. Given the successful marriage of municipal sponsorship and...
  • Pianist Shai Wosner explores links between Schubert and music of today

    Pianist Shai Wosner explores links between Schubert and music of today
    It's as easy to compartmentalize in music as in anything else — all the baroque stuff in one bin, late-romanticism in another, and so on. Some people listen in compartmental fashion, too, considering each piece solely as a product of a specific...
  • Classical: Acclaimed Charter High School for the Arts choir performs at Cathedral Church

    The Lehigh Valley has fine choirs, and the Touring Choir of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, one of the youngest in the area, ranks up there with the best of them. A 30-voice mixed choir with students chosen by audition, the touring...
  • Lewis, Petrenko a potent duo for Beethoven with the CSO

    Lewis, Petrenko a potent duo for Beethoven with the CSO
    The new year is bringing several shifts of administrative authority at the top of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's food chain. The possibility of exciting new ideas, new directions, is in the air. On stage at Orchestra Hall this week, a different sort...