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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year

    The Valley Line: LA Chamber Orchestra celebrates Lunar New Year
    As I write this column it is a foggy morning with a hint of chill in the air. Thank goodness, at last it feels like February should. Since last chatting with you, Valentine’s Day has gone by, as has the Westminster Kennel Dog Show in New York City....
  • New Music Gathering to be held at Peabody in 2016

    New Music Gathering to be held at Peabody in 2016
    The second New Music Gathering, described by its organizers as "an annual conference dedicated to the performance, production, promotion, support and creation of new concert music," will be held at the Peabody Institute,  Jan. 7 to 9, 2016. Baltimore...
  • Young violinist the 'Rising Star' in Ars Viva concert

    Young violinist the 'Rising Star' in Ars Viva concert
    Fifteen-year-old violinist Joshua Brown of Gurnee went with the unexpected when he played Franz Waxman's "Carmen Fantasie" in the Music Institute of Chicago Concerto Competition on Feb. 11 in Evanston. "It's an unusual selection. Contestants usually...
  • Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts

    Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts
    Access Contemporary Music: The group's yearlong "Composer Alive: Poland Project" culminates in the premiere of Polish composer Agnieszka Stulginska's "Dance With My Breath," along with works by Marta Ptaszynska and other contemporary Polish composers. 7...
  • Chicagoing for April 9

    Chicagoing for April 9
    Things to do and see around the city. ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016....
  • Beethoven Bash celebrates 40 years of community music

     Beethoven Bash celebrates 40 years of community music
    Beethoven's music may have been classical; but, with 175 performers on stage, "Beethoven Bash" is going to rock. "With that size, in terms of volume and power of sound ...you can make quite an impact," said director Stephen Blackwelder. Concluding the...
  • Entertainment Announcements: Karrnnell and trio, Anne Arundel Community Concert Association, Brothers on the Battlefield, South County Concert Association, AACC student art show, 'Rising Stars,' young artists competition, Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Chorale,

    Annapolis Chorale The Annapolis Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the regional premiere of composer Karl Jenkins' "Gloria" at 7:30 p.m. April 10 and 8 p.m. April 11 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Music Director J. Ernest...
  • Allentown Symphony's joyful weekend: Beethoven's 9th

    Allentown Symphony's joyful weekend: Beethoven's 9th
    Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is not only considered to be one of the composer's greatest works, it also is one of the best-known works in the classical repertoire. Some even consider it the greatest piece of music ever written. The work's vast scale is...
  • Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues

     Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues
    Shulamit Ran remembers very well how she came to be hired as a professor of music at the University of Chicago. It was 1973, roughly a decade after she had moved from her native Tel Aviv to New York to study composition and piano at the Mannes College...
  • Northbrook Symphony wraps up 'Mahler's Shadow' series

    Northbrook Symphony wraps up 'Mahler's Shadow' series
    The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra's music director Lawrence Rapchak has done it again. He's presenting the North American premiere of Symphony No. 4 in C minor written in 1905 by Czech composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster. Never heard of Foerster? That'...
  • Chamber orchestra wraps 10th season in Boca

    Chamber orchestra wraps 10th season in Boca
    James Judd will be the guest conductor and Jeffrey Kaye the trumpet soloist for the final Connoisseur Concert of The Symphonia Boca Raton's 10th anniversary season. The chamber orchestra's performance is 3 p.m. Sunday in The Roberts Theater at Saint...