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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Riccardo Muti returns to lead the world premiere of a CSO-commissioned work, Italian composer Giovanni Sollima's "Antidotum Tarantulae" Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra, with Yo-Yo Ma and the composer as duo-soloists....
  • Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic

    Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic
    Krzysztof Urbanski, the rising young Polish conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony, returned Saturday night to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, seemingly bent upon showing how polarized Polish music can be. It would be hard to come up with a more...
  • Music with a message

    Music with a message
    On Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre will be the site of classical music — and caffeine. Organic coffee company Urth Caffe is coming to Laguna Beach in the summer. But married co-owners Shallom and Jilla Berkman plan to introduce their...
  • John Weber, tenor

    John Weber, tenor
    John Weber, a tenor who sang in opera productions and was the music director of a Rodgers Forge church, died of an apparent heart attack Jan. 17. The Catonsville resident was 50. His brother, Thomas Proveaux, said Mr. Weber collapsed at the wheel of his...
  • Review: Muti begins CSO residency with exuberant premiere

    Review: Muti begins CSO residency with exuberant premiere
    Riccardo Muti strode briskly to the podium Thursday evening at Symphony Center, looking as if he were determined to make the most of his locally abbreviated winter residency with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. There was no time to linger in the...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Emanuel Ax: The pianist is joined by Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter for the first of three Symphony Center Presents Chamber Music series events that include newly commissioned works performed alongside piano pieces and songs by Brahms....
  • Review: John Cage's 'Thirty Pieces' has U.S. debut in St. Louis

     Review: John Cage's 'Thirty Pieces' has U.S. debut in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Symphony, the nation's second-oldest orchestra (after the New York Philharmonic), will celebrate its 135th anniversary next year. It is, in its ninth season under David Robertson, a happy and increasingly important...
  • Museum of Music returns to IceHouse

     
    The Museum of Music, a puppet show with live classical music, returns to Saturday’s Children family series Saturday at the Ice House in Bethlehem. The program is a collaboration of Mock Turtle Marionette Theater and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia...
  • Exclusive Interview with Philip Glass

    Prominent musician and film composer Philip Glass celebrated his 77th birthday by giving a master class at Goteborg Film Festival on Friday. Variety had an exclusive talk with the artist, nominated for his score in "Kundun," "The Hours" and "Notes on a...
  • Claudio Abbado dies at 80; Italian conductor with wide-ranging mastery

    Claudio Abbado dies at 80; Italian conductor with wide-ranging mastery
    Claudio Abbado, an Italian conductor whose wide-ranging mastery of symphonic and operatic repertory and attention to detail drew comparisons to more famous maestros Carlo Mario Giulini, Arturo Toscanini and Herbert von Karajan, has died. He was 80. A...
  • Review: A riveting Shostakovich program by the Pacific Symphony

    Review: A riveting Shostakovich program by the Pacific Symphony
    It was inevitable that the tormented Shostakovich would someday be the focus of one of the Pacific Symphony’s multidisciplinary “Music Unwound” projects. Although Shostakovich has been “unwound” innumerable times since...