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  • Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to conduct

    Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to conduct
    Imagine a world-class soloist who, after performing Brahms' demanding Violin Concerto, joins the orchestra's string section to play Brahms' Symphony No. 1. That is exactly what Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider did two years ago with the Los Angeles...
  • L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season

    L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season
    Basking in the popularity of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic used an online press conference Tuesday morning to announce that that -- unlike most recession-weary arts organizations -- it will hold the course. The orchestra's 2010-11...
  • Itzhak Perlman's 'Urgent Message from Mr. Beethoven' at Luckman Theater

    Itzhak Perlman's 'Urgent Message from Mr. Beethoven' at Luckman Theater
  • From 'Slumberland,' a novel by Paul Beatty

    From 'Slumberland,' a novel by Paul Beatty
    I remember everything I've ever heard. Every dropped nickel, raindrop drip-drop, sneaker squeak, and sheep bleat. Every jump rope chant, Miss Mary Mack Mack hand clap, and "eenie meenie chili beanie oop bop-bop bellini" method for choosing who's it. I...
  • Peabody instructor part of Obama inauguration

    Moments after Joe Biden is sworn in as vice president of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol and just before Barack Obama takes his oath as president, four classical musicians will perform a work created by John Williams for the history-...
  • Everything you wanted to know about presidential inaugurals

    The Inaugural Ceremony Inaugurations are organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. All presidents must be sworn in, which involves taking the oath of the office. The oath is listed in Article II of the U.S. Constitution: "I...
  • Barack Obama's inauguration: 'We must pick ourselves up'

    WASHINGTON — Barack Hussein Obama took his place as the 44th president of the United States under a bright winter sky on Tuesday, painting this perilous national moment in unsparing terms and exhorting Americans to respond by taking greater...
  • Franklin, Perlman, Ma add musical flourishes to Obama inauguration

    In addition to the traditional marches and flourishes from a military band, the inaugural ceremony included two remarkable musical interludes. The first was provided by Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, whose dynamic, gospel-inflected delivery of "My...
  • Lifetime Grammy Awards announced

    Lifetime Grammy Awards announced
    Burt Bacharach, Doris Day and Earl Scruggs will receive 2008 Grammy Awards for lifetime achievement. Also on the list are Cab Calloway, Itzhak Perlman, Max Roach and The Band, The Recording Academy announced Tuesday. The award honors "lifelong artistic...
  • Inaugural cast: Aretha, Yo-Yo and more

     
    by Frank James The congressional committee handling the arrangements for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration has released the program for the event which will include famous entertainers like Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman and a...
  • Obama's inauguration: Lincoln's Bible

     
    by Mark Silva In a little more than two weeks, the presidential military aide will travel to the Capitol with President George W. Bush carrying codes for America's nuclear defenses, and later that day the military aide will leave the......