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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist

    Robert deMaine's sobering journey to be L.A. Phil's principal cellist
    His new home was filled with moving boxes, and much of the furniture was still missing in action, but Robert deMaine had the air of someone who has finally settled down. "I apologize for the mess," the cellist said, while showing a reporter through...
  • Musikfest vesper, chamber concerts wide-ranging

    Musikfest's rich musical diversity includes a diverse program of classical concerts Aug. 4-8. Concerts include purely classical, crossover, fusion and alternative repertoire on a wide range of instruments. As in previous years, the classical concerts...
  • Classical music recommendations

    Classical music recommendations
    Ashu: The single-named California-born saxophonist makes his Ravinia debut in a recital of Debussy, Rachmaninov, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla and others. 6 p.m. Thursday, Bennett Gordon Hall, Ravinia, Green Bay and Lake-Cook roads, Highland Park; $10, no lawn;...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...
  • Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

    If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
  • 'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship

     'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship
    James Conlon's Los Angeles Opera "Recovered Voices" mission of reviving music suppressed by the Nazis has been on hiatus lately, economic recovery being the company's priority. For the time being, the music director has, instead, looked elsewhere, such as...
  • Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago

    Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago
    Unless I miss my guess, no American city has done more to advance a composer's international reputation than Chicago has done for William Bolcom in recent decades. Under two successive regimes, Lyric Opera of Chicago has commissioned and premiered three...
  • 7 new jazz recordings from Chicago artists reviewed

    7 new jazz recordings from Chicago artists reviewed
    Chicago jazz musicians have been creating exotic worlds of sound on record during the past several months, and a few stand out for inventiveness and originality. The greatest revelation comes from Juan Pastor's "Chinchano" (ears&eyes Records), which...
  • Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl

    Leonard Slatkin is traditional and bracing at Hollywood Bowl
    Having served as principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl a decade ago, Leonard Slatkin knows a little something about the difficulty of trying to move a 2,000-pound gorilla. He had hoped to enliven the L.A. Phil's...
  • Valley Vivaldi concert to feature Allentown classical guitarist Zachary Grim

    The final concert in the summer's popular Valley Vivaldi concert series takes place Sunday at Wesley Church in Bethlehem, with music by Telemann, Corelli, Tartini, Bach and, of course, Vivaldi. Of special note is Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in D Major,...
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....