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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Baltimore Symphony's summer season to feature Seth MacFarlane, classical hits

    Baltimore Symphony's summer season to feature Seth MacFarlane, classical hits
    The Baltimore Symphony will once again provide diversions during the long, hot month of July. Here's the lowdown for the orchestra's 2015 summer season: As usual, the action starts with a Fourth of July salute at Oregon Ridge. These will be followed...
  • Valpo faculty perform dueling pianos in free concert

    Valpo faculty perform dueling pianos in free concert
    On a piano bench, two's a crowd, but a pair of Valparaiso University professors don't mind sharing the keys. "There's a certain amount of spectacle with two of us," said Joseph Bognar, chair of Valparaiso University's department of music. "Bigger sound,...
  • Classical: Famed organist to perform in Allentown

    Classical: Famed organist to perform in Allentown
    Few organ fans have not heard the name Eric Plutz. The Princeton University organist has garnered critical acclaim, with performances called "stunning" by American Organist magazine. He has performed as a soloist or accompanist in the great concert halls,...
  • Tilson Thomas leads London Symphony in victory lap at Disney Hall

    Tilson Thomas leads London Symphony in victory lap at Disney Hall
    Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra go back a long way. One of their earliest collaborations was a terrific 1974 album with guitarist John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra called "Apocalypse," now seen as a landmark of jazz-...
  • Manchester Music Teacher Performs Concerto — On Electric Guitar

    Manchester Music Teacher Performs Concerto — On Electric Guitar
    Douglas Maher, a guitar teacher at Manchester High School is used to performing with small combos in jazz clubs. That's why his recent appearance as a front-and-center electric guitar soloist in a performance by the the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra in...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra to cast intoxicating spell of the tango

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra to cast intoxicating spell of the tango
    No other dance form is as rich in mystery, sensuality or history as the tango. Born in the brothels and low cafes of Buenos Aires at the turn of the century, today it revels in the highest of chic, with women in sleek evening gowns and men in tuxedos...
  • A weekend of memorable music-making from BSO, NSO

    A weekend of memorable music-making from BSO, NSO
    The weekend just gone by found the region's two major orchestras delivering very different programs -- Haydn, Ravel and Strauss from the Baltimore Symphony with music director Marin Alsop; Mahler's Ninth from the National Symphony with music director...
  • As Pierre Boulez turns 90, conductor-composer's impact beyond question

    Pierre Boulez — who has done as much as if not more than any other living composer and conductor to change the way we think about and make music — turns 90 on Thursday. For seven decades, he has developed elaborate new approaches to the...
  • Pierre Boulez gets an homage from MusicNOW

    Pierre Boulez gets an homage from MusicNOW
    Mason Bates and Anna Clyne offered their usual cheery greetings to the audience, along with two of the pieces performed on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNOW contemporary program Monday night at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. But the...
  • OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces

    OPRF Symphony to play two of Spain's liveliest classical pieces
    The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest is presenting a program of Spanish music and what a program it is! Titled "Images of Spain," the selections contain two of the most lively and luscious evocations of that Mediterranean country in classical music...
  • Harris Theater's 2015-16 schedule: more classical music

    Harris Theater's 2015-16 schedule: more classical music
    Looking ahead to the planned unveiling this fall of its newly expanded Randolph Street lobby and other physical improvements, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance has announced a significantly expanded season of classical music events for 2015-16....