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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • 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...
  • Ode to joysticks

    Ode to joysticks
    During his Video Games Live! concerts this weekend in South Florida, Tommy Tallarico says he'll invoke a classic that should unite two generations of video gamers: the arcade gem Space Invaders. On a vast projection screen suspended above a full orchestra...
  • 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...
  • Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him

     Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him
    When you enter the small sitting room in André Previn's Upper East Side apartment, the cluttered space resembles a virtual survey exhibition of the 85-year-old composer's far-flung career and personal life. In plain sight on a table in the back were his...
  • A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric

    A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric
    No one expects the course of creating a brand-new opera to run absolutely smoothly, any more than the course of true love. Four hundred years of operatic history suggest it seldom does. But the gestation of "Bel Canto," an operatic adaptation of Ann...
  • Clarinetist, Peabody faculty member Anthony McGill gets new post; gives recital here Sunday

    Clarinetist, Peabody faculty member Anthony McGill gets new post; gives recital here Sunday
    WQXR in New York reports that Anthony McGill, one of the most eloquent clarinetists of our day, will join the New York Philharmonic in September as principal. McGill has been co-principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for a decade...
  • Amid musical chairs (and podiums), CSO's Izotov delivers a winning Strauss

     Amid musical chairs (and podiums), CSO's Izotov delivers a winning Strauss
    Ordinarily, the substitution of both conductor and soloist on a Chicago Symphony Orchestra subscription program would rate primary attention from a reviewer. But this has not been an ordinary week for the ensemble – not, anyway, for its storied...
  • Colorado, think Tchaikovsky ever got stoned?

    I applaud the Colorado Symphony Orchestra's recent decision to promote its music to a younger crowd -- and embrace the state's burgeoning marijuana trade -- by playing a series of "cannabis-friendly " concerts this summer. Other than a bassoonist...
  • Chicago area classical music picks

    Chicago area classical music picks
    Chicago Children's Choir: Former Chicago jazz vocalist Kurt Elling guests for "Dancing in the Street," a program of freedom songs. Josephine Lee directs. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St.; $15-$60; 312-334-7777;...