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  • Kevin Cole celebrates Gershwin on the 88s

    Kevin Cole celebrates Gershwin on the 88s
    When Kevin Cole sits down to play Friday night at PianoForte Studios, he'll be doing double duty for the cause to which he has devoted his life: the music of George Gershwin. As the country's leading piano interpreter of Gershwin's work, Cole will...
  • Classical: Saxophonist Ashu joins Pennsylvania Sinfonia in dynamic program

    Classical: Saxophonist Ashu joins Pennsylvania Sinfonia in dynamic program
    Concerts featuring works for classical saxophone are a little out of the ordinary, but then virtuoso saxophonist Ashu Kejariwal is a little out of the ordinary himself. Ashu (just one name, like Liberace) will join the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra...
  • 'Notes for Stalin' at the BSO reaffirms potential of 'symphonic plays'

    'Notes for Stalin' at the BSO reaffirms potential of 'symphonic plays'
    One of the most interesting projects undertaken by the Baltimore Symphony since Marin Alsop took the helm mixes theater and music into something called a Symphonic Play. This now-copyrighted and well-promoted concept by Didi Balle offers an unusual...
  • Peabody Opera Theatre captures the charm of 'Cendrillon'

    Peabody Opera Theatre captures the charm of 'Cendrillon'
    When it comes to evaluating pure enchantment in opera, Humperdinck's "Hansel und Gretel" would probably top most lists. If more companies would give Massenet's "Cendrillon" its due, this exquisite treatment of the Cinderella tale would give those lost...
  • Concert review: CSO presents a salute to Pierre Boulez

    Concert review: CSO presents a salute to Pierre Boulez
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Beyond the Score series has been remiss in not exploring the music of living composers. Creative director Gerard McBurney made amends with his most recent presentation, "A Pierre Dream: A Portrait of Pierre Boulez," a...
  • Concert offers travel through time and place

     Concert offers travel through time and place
    The cradle seems like a logical place to start. The DuPage Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 61st season — with the theme "Music: The Global Language" — performing "The Cradle of Civilization" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Wentz Concert...
  • Le Salon de Musiques continues to embrace intimacy

    Le Salon de Musiques continues to embrace intimacy
    Now entering its fifth season, Le Salon de Musiques remains a charming oddity on the Los Angeles music scene -- a chamber series that insists on the 18th century tradition of physical proximity between audience and performer, while exploring lesser-...
  • Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe

     Muti, CSO prepare for latest sweep through culture capitals of Europe
    If it's Monday, it must be Warsaw. That's the day, less than two weeks away, when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to begin its fifth European tour under the direction of music director Riccardo Muti. Squeezing concentrated foreign tours...
  • Runnicles to replace Van Zweden with CSO

    Runnicles to replace Van Zweden with CSO
    Scottish conductor Donald Runnicles will substitute for Jaap van Zweden as guest conductor for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s subscription concerts Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Symphony Center. Van Zweden has withdrawn on the advice of his...
  • Classical: Moravian music conference features Australian composer's premiere

    Sean O'Boyle, Moravian College's artist-lecturer in composition, is an Australian-born composer/conductor who nurtures a keen interest in the music of indigenous Australians in addition to a passion for jazz and jazz clarinet. Yet neither jazz nor the...
  • Twigs break, cans bang and L.A. Philharmonic soars with Mahler

    Twigs break, cans bang and L.A. Philharmonic soars with Mahler
    Halfway through his current five-year contract as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel turned, as he often has at significant junctures in his career, to Gustav Mahler. For his first subscription concert of the new season at...