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Samuel Barber

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  • Orpheus and violinist Anne Akiko Meyers give Barber robust, sensitive reading

    Performing with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Anne Akiko Meyers produced a wonderfully lean yet burnished sound which was ideal for conveying Samuel Barber’s rich, sophisticated lines. It’s tempting to give credit to the violin, but the instrument only makes the
  • Columbia Orchestra books a Brit, a Finn and an American

    The 19th-century German classical music repertory is not directly represented on the Columbia Orchestra's next concert, but its romantic influence will be heard in the program scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Jim Rouse Theatre, at...

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Performs Symphonie Fantastique, Jan. 10-13 at the Bushnell

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Performs Symphonie Fantastique, Jan. 10-13 at the Bushnell
    France, Russia, the good ole U.S.A.: composers from all over the place struggled to write symphonies in Ludwig Van Beethoven's (1770-1827) formidable shadow. On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, led by Carolyn Kuan (pictured), kick off 2013...

    PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler

    Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...

    From script to libretto

    The Lyric Opera of Chicago's season opens Saturday with "Elektra" and will close in April with "A Streetcar Named Desire." Here are excerpts from the "Lyric 2012-13 Season Companion" about translating the Tennessee Williams play into an opera. A...