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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • A trip through music history with the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig

    A trip through music history with the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig
    Reading music history can be rewarding. Hearing it is much more fun. Wednesday night's concert by the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, presented at the Kennedy Center by Washington Performing Arts, was a perfect case in point. The program offered...
  • Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays with 'verve, finesse'

    Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays with 'verve, finesse'
    The Allentown Symphony Orchestra played with verve and finesse the music of Roberto Sierra, Edward Elgar and Beethoven. Miller Symphony Hall is a venue that provides an experience that raises the spirits. Guest cellist Matt Haimovitz, composer Sierra...
  • Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the western suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. 'The Memory of Water'...
  • Conductor Steven Jarvi likes what he sees in Orlando

     Conductor Steven Jarvi likes what he sees in Orlando
    Conductor Steven Jarvi had the typical child's impression of Orlando: A big mouse and a pretty castle. But as an adult, the city has intrigued him. "You seem like a city that takes the arts very seriously here," says the Michigan native. "I think you...
  • Violinist Midori, soloing in Orlando on Nov. 8, still seeks challenges

     Violinist Midori, soloing in Orlando on Nov. 8, still seeks challenges
    World-renowned violinist Midori has a resume that doesn't quit. She's a college professor and a recipient of the Avery Fisher Prize, one of the most prestigious awards given to classical musicians. She's a United Nations Messenger of Peace and has started...
  • Classical music: Beethoven, more from Alexander String Quartet

    Any string quartet approaching its fourth decade would be expected to boast a wide repertoire, yet the enormous span of composers the Alexander String Quartet has embraced is almost beyond belief. It has recorded not just one, but two complete sets of...
  • Review: Symphony, guest cellist show passion, poise, panache

    Review: Symphony, guest cellist show passion, poise, panache
    Elgar's brooding, anguished cello concerto is a beautifully bitter pill to swallow, taken by itself. So when the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, joined by renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz, tackled the monumental work Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at...
  • Battle of the bands

    Two musical worlds will collide this weekend. Concert Artists of Baltimore, a valued contributor to the area's classical scene for 28 years, will team up with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society for a program billed as "Convergence Maximus." It could also...
  • David Lockington kicks off Pasadena Symphony with precision

    David Lockington kicks off Pasadena Symphony with precision
    At last, the new era at the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra has begun. One year ago this month, David Lockington led his first concert as music director of the PSO, yet that would be it for the season, as the roster of guest conductors had already been made...
  • Renowned violinist to perform with youth orchestras

    Renowned violinist to perform with youth orchestras
    The renowned violinist Lindsay Deutsch will do a residency and perform in concert with the Junior String Philharmonic and Young People’s Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley, after Young People’s Philharmonic(YPP) was one of  only four youth...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore adds a note of authenticity to 'Madama Butterfly'

    Lyric Opera Baltimore adds a note of authenticity to 'Madama Butterfly'
    During a visit to London in 1900 to oversee the first production there of his latest hit opera, "Tosca," Giacomo Puccini attended a play called "Madame Butterfly." The composer knew hardly any English, but found himself caught up in the drama of a young...