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A regular visitor to Chicago with a loyal audience he has carefully cultivated over several years, the pianist-showman Hershey Felder has performed solo shows at the Royal George Theatre about George Gershwin, Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
TribLocal - EvanstonEVANSTON, Ill. — With a combined total of 135 years of teaching experience at Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, three soon-to-retire …...
Culture MonsterRichard S. Ginell reviews the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's return to Southern California after a 25-year absence, with Riccardo Muti conducting, at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall....
Jazz people like to brag that their idiom is "America's classical music." But if you catch some of them in a certain mood, you'll find that they long to merge their art with what much of the Western world calls "classical music" — the idiom that...
Culture MonsterUsually around this time of year, Zubin Mehta pays a visit to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Thursday night he did again, and as always with Mehta, Walt Disney Concert Hall was full, and the crowd a bit older, more conservative......
Lukas Foss, the polyglot American composer, conductor and pianist who directed half a dozen Ojai Music Festivals, led marathon concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and succeeded Arnold Schoenberg as head of composition at UCLA, has died. He was 86. Foss died...
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Mitchell Lurie, a world-renowned clarinetist and clarinet teacher who taught for many years at USC and the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, has died. He was 86. Lurie, who had been in ill health in recent years, died of pneumonia Monday at his...
Chicago TribuneThe triumphant final chords of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto brought a storm of applause from the audience, assembled for the first public rehearsal and concert by Chicago's new orchestra. But the sense of triumph that pervaded the Chicago Auditorium...
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