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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Yo-Yo Ma: Let the global block parties continue

     Yo-Yo Ma: Let the global block parties continue
    Yo-Yo Ma has long been one of the most recognizable classical musicians on the planet and, like Riccardo Muti, one of today's most committed spokesmen for the essential role of culture in society. Now that the superstar cellist and Chicago Symphony...
  • L.A. Phil's Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights a fire at Disney Hall

    L.A. Phil's Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights a fire at Disney Hall
    There is no such thing as a fluke Hollywood Bowl triumph. Given the combination of severely limited rehearsal time, amplification and summer orchestral doldrums, so much can go wrong that an outstanding conductor can easily make a poor first impression....
  • 'Alice in Wonderland' at Disney Hall proves exhilarating

     'Alice in Wonderland' at Disney Hall proves exhilarating
    Alice wants her wonderland. Lewis Carroll's iconic creation is such a natural for music you might have expected a surfeit of Alice operas in the 150 years since the publication of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." Yet none were notable enough in...
  • Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'
    With 10 performances remaining before Lyric Opera closes out its primary season, the company is finding that even a standard crowd-pleaser such as "Tosca" can no longer be relied upon to sell out the 3,400-seat Civic Opera House — hence the blizzard...
  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community
    Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play. Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...
  • CSO and Muti hit the right notes, but miss the full emotion

    CSO and Muti hit the right notes, but miss the full emotion
    Russian music of the 19th and 20th centuries remains strongly loved the world over, yet for at least 50 years most Western musicians have approached it as if it were an embarrassment. Performances may have had tastefulness, high color and visceral...
  • The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro

    The world as seen by Beaumarchais through a character named Figaro
    Whether Rolex, the official timepiece of Los Angeles Opera, knows it not, it is as much a beneficiary of the work of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais as the opera company itself. The 18th century French playwright wrote the trilogy of plays around...
  • Critic's Pick: A new-music cornucopia

    Critic's Pick: A new-music cornucopia
    When California State University, Fullerton, composer Pamela Madsen began a festival devoted to contemporary female composers 14 years ago, she wasn’t exactly a voice in the wilderness. There were successful female composers. Southern California...
  • Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago

    Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
  • HSO, James Delisco To Celebrate Legacy Of Michael Jackson

    HSO, James Delisco To Celebrate Legacy Of Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson died tragically six years ago. But did he ever really go away? In 2011, Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" started circling the globe, offering the specter of MJ's voice surrounded by live musicians and...
  • Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra to perform at library

    A romance-themed string set highlighting works from Beethoven and from the movie "Beauty and the Beast" will fill the Lincolnwood Public Library with classical music during a free concert in March. The Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra will perform the hour-...