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Lehigh Valley MusicFriday night’s concert by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at the Williams Center at Lafayette College was an unusual one on several counts....
Culture MonsterBilly Childs, who will be playing with a jazz quartet at the Blue Whale bar in downtown Los Angeles on Friday and Saturday nights, discusses his musical influences, including Laura Nyro and Herbie Hancock....
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests. The last...
Culture MonsterIn 1999, Esa-Pekka Salonen made a potentially blockbuster recording of Paul Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber” in Royce Hall, as part of an important Los Angeles Philharmonic all-Hindemith CD. But the titles on...
Unless you happen to be David Letterman, little of value tends to come from making top 10 lists. But violinist Gil Shaham has lately turned this common time-waster into something of a consuming passion, and music lovers are the beneficiaries. One of...
Special to The TimesNEW YORK -- Every opera lover knows that Thomas Hampson, the American baritone, can sing his heart out. But it's also true that he can talk your ear off. For as long as many music lovers remember, Hampson has been a prime attraction at the world's...
Culture MonsterLos Angeles Ballet entered a new phase this weekend, its dancers showing increasing mastery with a repertory that, while familiar, is unforgiving. The company opened its fourth season at Freud Playhouse by adding pieces of 20th century master George...
San Francisco Ballet, this nation's oldest classical dance company, is 75 years young -- to underscore the compliment. When you've lasted that long and are kicking up your heels as well as these dancers do, it's worth a celebration. Artistic director...
MOVIES `THE BLUE ANGEL' A newly restored version of one of the great classics of movie eroticism is now at the Music Box: Marlene Dietrich and Emil Jannings 1930's "The Blue Angel." Jannings was regarded as the best film actor of his day when he...
Tribune arts criticIn 1923, a brilliant Austrian pianist commissioned a revered German composer to pen a most unusual work: a piano concerto that would be played not with two hands but with one, while a symphony orchestra accompanied. For pianist Paul Wittgenstein, the new...
Few violists are born. Most have the instrument thrust upon them. In fact, the viola -- the overlooked stepchild of the orchestra's string section -- is rarely studied as a first instrument at all. Until fairly recently, the road to mastering it...
Children of the '50s and '60s may remember "Tubby the Tuba" -- the story, set to music, of a very shy brass instrument in a symphony orchestra. All Tubby wants is a solo. If his saga rings a bell, however, it's probably because of the narrator of the 1947...
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