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  • Christopher Hogwood dies at 73; conductor gave new life to early music

    Christopher Hogwood, an eminent English conductor, musicologist and harpsichordist who took a scholarly approach to early-music and Baroque repertoires, has died. He was 73. Hogwood died Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England, after an illness that...
  • The Return Of The Powder Ridge Music Festival

    The Return Of The Powder Ridge Music Festival
    By now, Connecticut music fans surely know the story of the "greatest rock festival that never happened," but it's worth recapping. 1970, Middlefield: organizers plan a huge Woodstock-like rock festival at the Powder Ridge Ski Area, with Janis Joplin,...
  • For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity

     For Muti and CSO, quality of sound as important as quantity
    Riccardo Muti's first full week of subscription concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Center continues the music director's preparation of repertory he and the orchestra will be taking to five European countries in October and November....
  • Four reasons Rascal Flatts might have canceled its Allentown show -- and why you can't blame PPL Center

    Four reasons Rascal Flatts might have canceled its Allentown show -- and why you can't blame PPL Center
    Wednesday night’s announcement by country band Rascal Flatts that its concert Friday at Allentown’s new PPL Center was canceled has left a lot of people scratching their heads. The vocal trio that’s one of the biggest country music...
  • Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet

    Nellie McKay lightens up in Allentown for nostalgic jazz trip with Turtle Island Quartet
    On the surface, a Nellie McKay performance might seem to be something from another time. Wearing a modestly cut pastel or floral print dress, the 32-year-old with golden Shirley Temple curls can sing Broadway show tunes and the classic jazz-era songs...
  • Beach Boys headline Festival of Music on Saturday

    Beach Boys headline Festival of Music on Saturday
    For the first time in over 10 years, Laguna Beach will open the Irvine Bowl for a concert, as KX 93.5's second annual Festival of Music, featuring the Beach Boys, takes place Saturday night. The evening of fun, fun, fun will be led by the band's front...
  • Violinist Joshua Bell opens Pacific Symphony's 'season of giants'

    Violinist Joshua Bell opens Pacific Symphony's 'season of giants'
    Pacific Symphony is billing its next go-round as the "season of giants." And, if the press is any indicator, they don't come much bigger than Joshua Bell. The violinist, who will play at the symphony's season opener Thursday, once inspired a critic to...
  • Music greets Goyzueta's return

    When I first encountered Chris Goyzueta in 2006, he was an idealistic senior at the University of Central Florida, finishing a psychology degree with thoughts of going to medical school. He also was dipping his toes into the world of concert promotion,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 28 "The Mousetrap" Final performance of Agatha Christie's murder mystery takes place at 2 p.m. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. Tickets are $20, $15 for students 12 and younger, active-duty military and seniors 65 and older....
  • Beyond the actual exhibit, more Bowie events are all around us

    Beyond the actual exhibit, more Bowie events are all around us
    There was a time, a fleeting moment last year, when the staff at the Museum of Contemporary Art figured it could be subtle about "David Bowie Is," opening Tuesday. They thought the show itself was so literally flashy and large that they didn't need to...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is the soloist, playing Lalo's "Symphonie Espagnole" on the season opener under the baton of music director Alan Heatherington. Dvorak's "Carnival Overture" and Brahms' Fourth Symphony complete the...