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  • L.A. Phil concert at Disney Hall to be broadcast on KUSC-FM

     
    KUSC-FM (91.5) will broadcast a Disney Hall concert paying tribute to Ernest Fleischmann, the late manager of the Los Angeles Philharmonic...
  • Ojai Music Festival names future music directors, including Leif Ove Andsnes and Mark Morris

     
    Leif Ove Andsnes, Mark Morris and Jeremy Denk named future music directors for Ojai festival...
  • Influences: Los Angeles composer Hugh Levick

     
    Hear Now: A Festival of New Music by Contemporary Los Angeles Composers will offer pieces by a few well-known figures -– provocative British transplant Thomas Adès, longtime USC professor Stephen Hartke, someone named Esa-Pekka Salonen -– as...
  • The best CDs that fuse classical and jazz music

     
    In Sunday's Arts & Books section, I explore the storied history of fusing two distinct music forms, jazz and classical. Walt Disney Concert Hall will be hosting two high-profile fusions: on Friday, pianist Brad Mehldau comes in with a jazz......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel takes on Mahler's Ninth Symphony

     
    On Jan 16, 1961, most (perhaps all) of the players of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, called the Columbia Symphony for contractual reasons, gathered at the American Legion Hall in Hollywood to begin rehearsals for the first modern recording of Mahler’s......
  • Music review: 'Professor Bad Trip' invades Monday Evening Concerts

     
    “Professor Bad Trip” is Fausto Romitelli’s most ecstatic plunge into psychedelia and spectralism. The Doors meet -– and unapologetically drown out -– Pierre Boulez. Completed in 2000, an Italian composer’s nearly 45-minute confrontation...
  • Elsa Longhauser's 10 years at the helm of SMMOA

     
    This Sunday, Jan. 9, the Santa Monica Museum of Art officially celebrates the 10th anniversary of its director, Elsa Longhauser, at the helm. It may seem a long time for the art world, but she was at her last job......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel starts off the L.A. Phil year with new beginnings

     
    On the heels of a late-December PBS broadcast of this season’s Los Angeles Philharmonic opening night gala, “Celebración”; an hour-long special on Gustavo Dudamel hosted by Tavis Smiley; the Berlin Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve concert...
  • L.A. Philharmonic to host free Disney Hall concert in honor of Ernest Fleischmann

     
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic said Wednesday that it will host a free concert in honor of the late Ernest Fleischmann that will take place at Walt Disney Concert Hall on March 29. The concert will feature the L.A. Philharmonic New......
  • Music review: Esa-Pekka Salonen and Bryn Terfel perform Wagner at Disney Hall

     
    In 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...
  • Music review: Bryn Terfel at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    Now and then, Los Angeles gets to experience the towering, endlessly pliable bass-baritone of Bryn Terfel on an operatic stage, most memorably in the title role of Verdi’s “Falstaff” at L.A. Opera in 2005. For his Walt Disney Concert Hall......