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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Classical: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra features Turkish pianist Fazil Say

    For many great composers, borders between nations are not obstacles, but invitations to musical creativity. The international travels of young Mozart, for example, paved the way for his triumphs as a composer. So it is with renowned Turkish composer and...
  • Gustavo Dudamel 'very happy' with decision to stay in L.A.

    Gustavo Dudamel 'very happy' with decision to stay in L.A.
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic arrived Friday needing its spirits lifted. The flight from Seoul, the last leg of an Asia tour that began in Hong Kong a week earlier, was delayed. The bus ride from Narita airport to the Tokyo hotel meant a couple of more...
  • Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Phil deal reverberates across classical music world

    Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Phil deal reverberates across classical music world
    Gustavo Dudamel will be headlining at Walt Disney Concert Hall for at least seven more years, through the 2021-22 season. The charismatic maestro with the wild locks and exuberant baton extended his contract with the L.A. Philharmonic on Friday, ending...
  • Williamsburg performances crowd the calendar

    Williamsburg performances crowd the calendar
    Williamsburg is the site of some great opera and symphony performances in the coming weeks and into next season. Here's a look at what you can expect: Opera in Williamsburg The company continues its exploration of the popular repertoire with a...
  • Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert

    Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert
    UPDATE: After two weather-caused delays, the concert has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. April 19 As J. Spencer Hammond is the first to tell you, he has "always preferred to be under the radar." But the 84-year-old choir director, organist and teacher, a...
  • 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...
  • De Waart takes care of business capably with CSO

    De Waart takes care of business capably with CSO
    The most valuable pinch-hitter on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra podium in recent years? That's an easy one: Edo de Waart. The Dutch-born music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra filled in at the last minute for Riccardo Muti in January 2013...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...
  • 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...