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Richard Strauss

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  • Derek Bermel with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

     
    Nothing quite haunts some of today’s composers like the disturbing story of Béla Bartók’s last five years. In 1940 he fled Nazi-influenced Budapest and moved to New York, where he lived in illness, obscurity and poverty. Young children threw...
  • Elisabeth Soderstrom dies at 82; versatile Swedish soprano

    Elisabeth Soderstrom dies at 82; versatile Swedish soprano
    Elisabeth Soderstrom, a Swedish soprano who was greatly admired for her sensitive operatic roles and for her refined, delicately shaded voice, died of a stroke Friday in Stockholm. She was 82. During a career of more than 50 years, Soderstrom was...
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...
  • Review: Christine Brewer at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

     
    Local Wagnerians who didn???t get enough of ???Siegfried??? blasting away downtown could have journeyed to the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday night for another jolt from a massive voice. Christine Brewer, who might be this...
  • David Lynch discusses Elvis, Janis and Richard Strauss(!)

    David Lynch discusses Elvis, Janis and Richard Strauss(!)
  • Kiri Te Kanawa emerges with a song in her heart

    Kiri Te Kanawa emerges with a song in her heart
    In her four decades of performing on the international stage, Kiri Te Kanawa has appeared to live a fairy-tale existence. Adopted as an infant, Te Kanawa enjoyed a modest New Zealand youth until the age of 19 when she placed second in that country's...
  • Vivaldi's 'Motezuma,' lost, found, restored, re-imagined

    Vivaldi's 'Motezuma,' lost, found, restored, re-imagined
    Call it a musical homecoming more than 275 years in the making. Antonio Vivaldi's "Motezuma," first performed in 1733 in Venice, was long considered a lost opera, its score having vanished, like so many other works of that era, into the void of history....
  • Dudamel conducts Strauss and Beethoven with Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Dudamel conducts Strauss and Beethoven with Los Angeles Philharmonic
    At the end of a long and full life, Richard Strauss wrote four songs for soprano and orchestra. Born in 1864, he weathered two world wars, remaining on the German side for both. The English titles are "Spring," "September," "Going to Sleep" and "At...
  • Richard Hickox dies at 60; British conductor led orchestras worldwide

    British conductor Richard Hickox, who made a particular mark in opera and choral music with orchestras around the world, has died, his agent said Monday. He was 60. Hickox died Sunday of a heart attack in a hotel in Cardiff, Wales, said Stephen Lumsden,...
  • Marion Scott dies at 86; returned to dancing at 62 , staged performances by aging artists

    Marion Scott, a noted dancer, choreographer and teacher who returned to the stage at the age of 62 and in her 80s mounted concerts that displayed the talents of aging artists like herself, died Oct. 5 in Los Angeles. She was 86. The cause of death was...
  • PASSINGS

    Baird Bryant He worked on edgy films Baird Bryant, 80, a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer who made his name on edgy films such as "Easy Rider" and the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter," died Thursday from complications after surgery at Hemet...