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  • Review: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson shines in ASO Russian-themed opener

    The Allentown Symphony opened its new season Saturday and Sunday with an all-Russian composer program, but Sunday's concert actually started with a version of the Star Spangled Banner. That was an impromptu performance, since it just so happened that it...
  • Culture clash: Genre-mixing quartet Clean Bandit is reveling in foreign fans

    Culture clash: Genre-mixing quartet Clean Bandit is reveling in foreign fans
    Clean Bandit straddles the line between the concert hall and the club, combining live, classically derived string arrangements with gurgling electronic beats. It’s a formula the British quartet—Neil Amin-Smith, Grace Chatto and Luke and Jack...
  • What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Picture the Blue Ridge Parkway as a crooked spine running through the Appalachian Mountains. Government stewardship of public lands is splashed across the map in confusing variety a national park at either end, national forests, historic sites,...
  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations

    Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations
    Hundreds of fans stood shivering in the rain for 75 minutes to listen to two Russian women speak about how they came to be imprisoned for participating in a feminist protest. The scene played out at Riot Fest, which celebrated its 10th year over the...
  • Conductor Oramo ends UK's Proms season with plea for music for children

    LONDON (Reuters) - Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to...
  • Review: Spoon gets its groove back

    Review: Spoon gets its groove back
    Some bands’ peak periods last longer than others, and some come later than others. Spoon, which released its first album in 1996, felt like it had reached the height of its powers with 2007’s “Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga,” a taut, bright, hooky...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Log Home Bus Tour, tour seven log homes in the Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail, Oct. 12, $20. Hivel Un Dahl, Bruce, 610-395-9836. •Palaces and Pumpkins, tour of Washington Irving's Home and admission to Great Jack O'Lanterns...
  • Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO

     Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO
    Riccardo Muti's towering authority, musical and otherwise, should reassure members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's extended family that stability and continuity will be maintained while management undergoes significant transition. Jeff Alexander,...
  • REVIEW: Tom Petty, coming to Allentown's PPL Center tonight, still helps fans run down a dream in Philly

    REVIEW: Tom Petty, coming to Allentown's PPL Center tonight, still helps fans run down a dream in Philly
    PHILADELPHIA -- If Bruce Sprinsteen is the artist who chronicles the progression of our lives, Tom Petty – who tonight plays Allentown’s new PPL Center -- has become the one who voices our fight against it. Petty’s songs, so stingingly...
  • Gustavo Dudamel leads an embracing performance in Vienna

    Gustavo Dudamel leads an embracing performance in Vienna
    Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic on Wednesday night in a glorious performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" to open the 2014-15 season at the Theater an der Wien, built in 1801 and the site of many Beethoven premieres. The cream...