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  • Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
    Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." The episode aired Wednesday night and featured the famed violinist performing Fritz Kreisler's "Spanish...
  • Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net

    Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net
    -------------------- Reinventing Bach Paul Elie Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 498 pp., $30.00 -------------------- Halfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that Bach...
  • Best Bets: Classical

    Best Bets: Classical
    National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba: The Havana-based ensemble brings its first-ever U.S. tour to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach Nov. 10-11 for performances of Schubert and Gershwin, but also pieces from its  homeland: “Guaguancó” by...
  • London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony

    London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony
    Musicians with the London Symphony Orchestra are reportedly going to have to pull a Milli Vanilli when they appear at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in London. Reports from Britain state that the orchestra will mimic playing to...
  • Ravinia high on proven marquee names in upcoming schedule

    Ravinia high on proven marquee names in upcoming schedule
    The Ravinia Festival remains one of the nation’s heavyweight classical music impresarios even if it increasingly finds itself in the position of playing Goliath to the David of the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Ho-hum symphonic...
  • Live music this week: Off to a loud start

    Live music this week: Off to a loud start
    The excitement surrounding New Year's Eve leaves a dull afterglow, because the world is no different once we've updated our desk calendars. But 2013's first full week is aglow with concert-cruise signals and only dimmed by British glam-rock act the...
  • Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music

    Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...
  • WPBT launches new 'Art Loft' series

    WPBT launches new 'Art Loft' series
    South Florida's visual artists, performers and musicians have a new TV canvas to showcase their work. That's "Art Loft," a new weekly art series that launches at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on WPBT-Ch. 2 (airing from the Keys to Palm Beach). The show will also...
  • James DePreist dies at 76; artistic advisor to Pasadena Symphony

    James DePreist dies at 76; artistic advisor to Pasadena Symphony
    James DePreist, artistic advisor to the Pasadena Symphony and Pops and one of the few African American conductors to lead major orchestras in the United States and abroad, died Friday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 76. The cause was...
  • Festival of the Arts Boca takes a youthful turn

    Festival of the Arts Boca takes a youthful turn
    As a violinist who calls himself the "Viagra of classical music" and "Edward Violinhands," the South Korean virtuoso Amadeus Leopold is every bit as humble as his onstage performance is subtle. Which is to say, not at all. When Leopold comes bounding...
  • Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins, Stew and global warming concert to highlight UCLA Live season

     
    UCLA Live 2011-12 season highlights include Itzhak Perlman, Sonny Rollins and concert on global warming...