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  • Philharmonic Society of Orange County announces 2011-12 season

     
    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is announcing on Thursday its 2011-12 season, which will include appearances by major orchestras including the New York Philharmonic (with Alan Gilbert), the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (with Riccardo Muti), the...
  • 'OCPAC' packs it in, changing name to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

     
    The Orange County Performing Arts Center went out of existence Wednesday -- but not to worry if you were expecting to see Pinchas Zukerman and the Pacific Symphony there on Thursday. It's just the name that's gone, replaced by a......
  • A breakdown of the 2011 YouTube Symphony winners

     
    The creation of the YouTube Symphony two years ago was intended to marry the populist, borderless ethos of online culture with the highly competitive nature of the classical-music world. The 2011 class of winners announced Tuesday shows that the YouTube.....
  • Culture Watch: What's new in music, DVDs and books

     
    Books: “Seven Mozart Librettos” (Norton): Poet J.D. McClatchy offers lyric verse translations of Mozart’s mature operas. They read wonderfully. — Mark Swed CDs: “Isaac Stern: Keeping the Doors Open” (Sony Classical): This commemoration of...
  • 'Jerry Springer: The Opera' coming to Southern California

     
    One of the more curious satires in recent memory, "Jerry Springer: The Opera" has entertained and befuddled theater audiences in London, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and other cities since premiering in 2003. Now the "opera" -- actually a stage......
  • Music review: Takemitsu film score tribute in jazz at Samueli Theater

     
    It never took much to get Toru Takemitsu, the pioneering Japanese composer, drunk. A couple glasses of Scotch at a party after a concert could set him off on rambunctious descriptions of obscure Japanese science-fiction films. He knew them all,......
  • Diary of a YouTube Symphony tryout: Well, that was short!

     
    Three weeks. That was all the time I was supposed to need to get fit enough to make an audition video for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra. I had barely touched my French horn since I quit playing in 2004 but......
  • Music review: Hilary Hahn wrangles Tchaikovsky with Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall

     
    If Hilary Hahn seemed overly determined to have her way with Tchaikovsky on Friday night in Walt Disney Concert Hall, you could hardly blame her. The Russian composer’s violin concerto tends to pop up at least a couple of times......
  • Bryn Terfel, opera's friendly superstar

     
    I don't know how celebrities can stand to be in public. I suppose being flattered by strangers is a rush for a while. But at some point the intrusions have got to be incredibly tiresome. In classical music there is......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' results recap: Out of the end zone

     
    Sadly, there were no victory touchdown poses Tuesday night. During this eighth week of Season 11, dashing football star Kurt “Crunch Time” Warner and his pro partner Anna “Can-Do” Trebunskaya got crunched right out of the “Da...
  • Dance review: Sankai Juki comes to Southern California

     
    In the world of Japanese butoh dance, the micro and the macro are fluidly interactive. Small gestures and subtle changes of angle and attitude count for much. In an ideal performance, an audience is transported, without warning or easy calculation,......