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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Herbert Blomstedt leads L.A. Phil's commanding Bruckner performance

     Herbert Blomstedt leads L.A. Phil's commanding Bruckner performance
    Silicon Valley, you've surely noticed, has become health conscious. Apple markets medical apps. One of Google's latest futuristic endeavors is a cancer nanodetector. But the Bay Area's entrepreneurial techies have missed a fountain of youth in its...
  • The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making

    The Virginia Symphony and its music director, JoAnn Falletta, celebrate 25 years of music-making
    In 1991, a Virginia Symphony search committee made a bold move. The members auditioned six candidates vying for the position of music director/conductor and selected the only woman. JoAnn Falletta was born in Brooklyn and schooled in Manhattan, at...
  • Composer Andrew Norman tries to evoke Gehry home in 'Frank's House'

    Composer Andrew Norman tries to evoke Gehry home in 'Frank's House'
    Andrew Norman is rhapsodizing over Frank Gehry's house in Santa Monica, where a few months ago Norman was given what the famous architect calls "the full Monty," a tour inside and out, accompanied by ample commentary from Gehry and his wife, Berta....
  • Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony in Leonard Bernstein ode

    Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony in Leonard Bernstein ode
    On a gloomy damp and cold Sunday afternoon in August 1990, Leonard Bernstein conducted his last concert. Suffering from the late stages of emphysema, he gasped for air while leading an incomparably urgent performance of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony at...
  • Harmonious pairing of Love and music at Columbia Orchestra

    Despite dismal wintry weather, 40 people of all ages turned out recently to watch the Columbia Orchestra rehearse. The event — one of three open rehearsals offered each season — occurred midway through preparations for the all-volunteer...
  • Pro Musica Rara celebrates 40 years in style

    Pro Musica Rara celebrates 40 years in style
    Pro Musica Rara offered its first season in Baltimore 40 years ago, when such terms as "early music," "period instruments" and "historically informed performance practice" didn't get bandied about much in ordinary conversation. Organizations devoted to...
  • OrchKids helps Baltimore students succeed

    OrchKids helps Baltimore students succeed
    Twice a week in the Lockerman Bundy Elementary School in West Baltimore, young students gather in a room with a variety of musical instruments and are guided through the music of classical masters by experienced instructors. The classes are part of the...
  • From Pacifica to 'The Passenger,' plenty of classical music to offset winter's chill

    From Pacifica to 'The Passenger,' plenty of classical music to offset winter's chill
    Chicago's classical music producers typically reserve some of the most important events of their seasons for the period from January to early May. Here are 10 such performances, listed chronologically: Winter Chamber Music Festival: The 19th annual...
  • Fine performances across Hampton Roads mark the year in 2014

    Fine performances across Hampton Roads mark the year in 2014
    Our many talented artists, and a healthy number of world-class visitors, continue to make the performing scene in Hampton Roads vibrant and varied. Here are some of the highlights of 2014. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan. 11, Ferguson Center for the...
  • Former child prodigy joins youth orchestras for concert Sunday

    Former child prodigy joins youth orchestras for concert Sunday
    When the Lehigh Valley Junior String Philharmonic and the Young People's Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley present their 39th annual holiday concert Sunday at Miller Symphony Hall, they'll have a special guest as soloist. One could hardly find a better...
  • Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang

     Soloist Cynthia Yeh, CSO end year literally with a bang
    While some orchestras offer musical sugarplums at holiday time, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is giving its public a clear choice this year. The 20th and final annual edition of "Welcome Yule!" focuses on popular Christmas fare while the weekend...