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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Grammys 2015: Classical nominations for 'City Noir,' L.A.'s Partch

    Grammys 2015: Classical nominations for 'City Noir,' L.A.'s Partch
    The classical nominations for this year's Grammy Awards include a diverse range of prominent names and pieces, with a recording of John Adams' "City Noir" receiving two nominations and the Los Angeles ensemble Partch also netting two nods. The Seattle...
  • Grammys 2015: Complete list of nominees

    Grammys 2015: Complete list of nominees
    Beck's "Morning Phase," Beyoncé's self-titled album, Ed Sheeran's "X," Sam Smith's "In the Lonely Hour" and Pharrell Williams' "Girl" are the nominees for album of the year at the 57th Grammy Awards. Smith, Beyonce and Pharrell lead the field with six...
  • Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations

    Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations
    A 22-year-old newcomer, U.K. soul-pop singer Sam Smith, joined Grammy mainstays Beyonce and Pharrell Williams with six nominations each on Friday for the 57th annual Grammy Awards. Smith dominated the four major categories, including a nomination for...
  • El Sistema founder, Gustavo Dudamel are targets of scathing new book

    El Sistema founder, Gustavo Dudamel are targets of scathing new book
    Everyone loves El Sistema, Venezuela's revolutionary music education program — which serves hundreds of thousands of students, many in the barrios — and produced Gustavo Dudamel. Its founder, José Antonio Abreu, has been heralded as a national...
  • Music Center's 50th-anniversary gala amps up energy to a fault

     Music Center's 50th-anniversary gala amps up energy to a fault
    Times, tastes, fashions and spectacles have changed in the past half-century. The Music Center has noticed. In 1964, the Memorial Pavilion, the first of the Music Center's four theaters and the one that would later be named for Dorothy Chandler,...
  • How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions

    How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions
    First came the national anthem played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, then a resplendent fanfare by Richard Strauss. But when 22 brass players and a pair of timpanists proclaimed the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 6, 1964, that...
  • Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth

    Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth
    In coming, temporarily, out of retirement for a concert review, I felt a little like a bear interrupting his hibernation to stick his nose out of his cave. But whereas the bear got a face full of cold wind and snow for his efforts, I was rewarded with the...
  • Boustead's mission: Putting new classical music within reach of all

    Boustead's mission: Putting new classical music within reach of all
    In concert, in the classroom, on the radio and over the Internet, Seth Boustead uses every available platform to spread the word that classical music is a living tradition, an art form of vast global-outreach potential that's thriving as perhaps never...
  • Do-It-Yourself 'Messiah' concert draws 900 to St. John Brebeuf

    Do-It-Yourself 'Messiah' concert draws 900 to St. John Brebeuf
    St. John Brebeuf Parish’s second annual Do-It-Yourself performance of Handel’s "Messiah" proved to be a huge success, according to organizers. The concert was held on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m, at the parish church in Niles. The admission was free,...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • CSO launches Vienna residency with golden concert in a golden hall

     CSO launches Vienna residency with golden concert in a golden hall
    VIENNA – You don't sneeze when Riccardo Muti is trying to build soft gradations of sound with his Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Not even if you happen to be a privileged Austrian concertgoer who's paid the euro equivalent of nearly $134 to hear...