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Ever wonder what longhairs listen to when they let their hair down? Once upon a time, when conductors were regarded as remote intellectual titans, no one would have thought to ask. Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, once described...
With all the usual fresh-look-forward talk prompted by the new year, it's a good time to consider broadening your musical horizons to include performances presented by groups that might have been off your radar. Baltimore is not just fortunate to have...
The quirky violist known as Ljova, an ingratiating fixture on the New York new music scene, has just released a recording called "Melting River." You can purchase and download it for as little as $2 on the artist-friendly website Bandcamp as either an...
A quarter-century ago, Myrna and Bob Weaver wished for a musical venue for children to learn, play and enjoy classical music. The first Florida Youth Orchestra, in 1988, tuned to the melodies of 54 instruments played by adolescent fingers. For...
Big changes appear to be in store for Avery Fisher Hall, one of the country's most prominent classical music venues. The New York Times has reported that the hall, at Lincoln Center, is scheduled to undergo major renovations and a redesign that would...
The period from the new year through the end of March invariably includes some of the most highly anticipated events of Chicago's classical music season. Here are 10 such events, listed in chronological order: Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA top-selling music artist has rescheduled the date of her show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Sarah Brightman, the world’s all-time top-selling soprano with five No. 1 classical music solo albums and credited with creating the crossover classical...
It isn't often that the worlds of professional sports and classical music come together in harmonious union. But that is apparently what's happening at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, one of a several U.S. orchestras that has found itself in dire...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGIn the late 1950s and early ’60s, Neil Sedaka was a teen idol, singing pop hits such as “Oh! Carol,” “Calendar Girl” and “Happy Birthday Sweet 16.” Fifteen years later, in the mid-1970s, he re-emerged as an...
Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
In this new year, we're enjoying memories from last year's highlights on Anne Arundel's theater scene — and looking forward to encore performances in 2013. In 2012, residents were treated to stellar performances in drama, comedy and dance, along...
Ravi Shankar was already revered as a master of the sitar in 1966 when he met George Harrison, the Beatle who became his most famous disciple and gave the Indian musician-composer unexpected pop-culture cachet. Suddenly the classically trained Shankar...
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