| Jun 6, 2014
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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....
| Jun 1, 2014
"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...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:48 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:26 AM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:58 AM
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;...