| Apr 4, 2010
The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso.
It was no...
| Jun 14, 2009
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...
| Mar 22, 2009
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....
| Feb 6, 2011
Wynton Marsalis is explaining jazz to me by talking about my boots. He is coming to Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend to play his ambitious new composition, "Swing Symphony," with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. But before we get into musical details,...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Gustavo Dudamel will make a few appearances this summer as part of the London 2012 Festival, the large-scale cultural celebration running parallel to the Olympic Games.
Dudamel will perform with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at a June...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
In space, no one can hear you scream — but everyone can hear the classical music loud and clear.
Science-fiction movies have had a long affinity for classical music, and the relationship is a fascinating and complex one. In "Prometheus," Ridley...