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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Dean Corey of Philharmonic Society of Orange County still full of ideas

    Dean Corey of Philharmonic Society of Orange County still full of ideas
    Weirdly appropriate, "Thanks for the Memories" is playing in the background of an Asian bistro in South Coast Plaza where Dean Corey and his wife, Kaly, have ordered a late afternoon bottle of white wine. Life is good. The 67-year-old president of the...
  • Lang Lang is brilliant but bored in concert with L.A. Philharmonic

    Lang Lang is brilliant but bored in concert with L.A. Philharmonic
    Lang Lang has always shown a respectful attitude toward past masters. In the notes for a new recording of piano concertos by Bartňk and Prokofiev, he mentions admiring the soulfully eloquent Hungarian soloist, Géza Anda, a pianist Lang Lang resembles...
  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • Ode to joysticks

    Ode to joysticks
    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...
  • Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him

     Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him
    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...
  • Clarinetist, Peabody faculty member Anthony McGill gets new post; gives recital here Sunday

    Clarinetist, Peabody faculty member Anthony McGill gets new post; gives recital here Sunday
    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...
  • Amid musical chairs (and podiums), CSO's Izotov delivers a winning Strauss

     Amid musical chairs (and podiums), CSO's Izotov delivers a winning Strauss
    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...
  • With Dudamel and Mozart, there's life in the old 'Linz' yet

     With Dudamel and Mozart, there's life in the old 'Linz' yet
    Mozart's Symphony No. 36, known as the "Linz," was tossed off in four days in 1783 when the 27-year-old composer arrived in the Austrian city and needed a new piece for his host, Count Thun-Hohenstein. A remarkable score, the weightiest thus far of...
  • Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family

    Love of music, hockey runs in Ben Smith's family
    There always was music in the car. Lots of Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel and James Taylor, singers who will always remind Blackhawks forward Ben Smith of being with his father, Larry Alan Smith, as they made lengthy drives around New England, sometimes five...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Emanuel Ax: The pianist concludes his Brahms Series with three works by Johannes Brahms and recent pieces of Missy Mazzoli and Brett Dean based on a Brahmsian theme. 3 p.m. Sunday, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $28-$92; 312-294-3000, cso.org...
  • CSO festival examines uneasy pact composers made with authority

     CSO festival examines uneasy pact composers made with authority
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has built its latest end-of-season festival around the music of three 20th century masters, all fixtures of the orchestral repertory: Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Prokofiev and Benjamin Britten. The title of the CSO's three-...