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Hartford CourantThe National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects. Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
Stephen Fry was all of 11 when his grandfather played him a recording of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" Overture. For the boy who grew up to become a distinguished British actor on stage, in television and film ("Wilde," "Gosford Park"), it proved to be...
Thomas Cassidy Longtime classical music radio announcer in L.A. Thomas Cassidy, 95, an announcer who was the longtime host of classical music programs on the now-defunct KFAC radio station, died Nov. 5 at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, his daughter...
Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67. Callier...
Chicago singer-songwriter Terry Callier never received a fraction of the acclaim he deserved, but nobody who heard him ever forgot him. The imploring, incantatory quality of his vocals distinguished him from peers, as did his knack for mixing elements of...
Columbia Pro Cantare opens its 36th season with a choral blast when it does Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m., at Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. It's such a popular piece of classical music that audiences seemingly...
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Not everybody is watching football games on Sunday afternoon. Thank goodness that's the case for the classical music series Sundays at Three, which, true to its name, stands a sporting chance of attracting a nonsporting audience for its season-opening...
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Georg Solti, whose 100th birthday the classical music world is celebrating this month, rose to international fame as a recording artist well before he became widely known in the concert hall and opera house. Indeed, the former music director of the...
Born in China, classical pianist Lang Lang splits his time between New York City and Beijing — when he's not touring, that is. The 30-year-old musician travels about nine months each year for his concerts, his work with the United Nations Children's...
It was a quiet night for a revolution. People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
The Pacific Chorale will celebrate its 45th concert season at the end of the month with a performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah." The concert is at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, where the chorus is one...
Hume w/ Stout Cortez. Free, 9 p.m., Oct. 24. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, manicproductions.org For musicians and music fans alike, tweenage and teenage years are traditionally the most crucial. Somewhere between 11 and 18, you start cultivating...
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