| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Nicole Scherzinger is the new celebrity face of Herbal Essences. Beyonce wears Temperley, McQueen and Louboutin for her first public appearance since baby Blue Ivy was born. And John Galliano quietly resurfaces....
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'Dissonance' at the Falcon Theatre....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A recording of the Glass Symphony No. 9 is available on iTunes as played a month ago by the Bruckner Orchester Linz. It debuted on Tuesday, and as of Thursday was No. 15 on the iTunes top albums chart. (At No. 16 is the recent Coldplay album)....
| Nov 6, 2012
Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:52 PM
First published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Osvaldo Golijov is one of the most in-demand composers working today, with commissions from major orchestras around the world. But the past few years have been difficult for the Argentine composer: He has missed deadlines for new pieces and was accused...
| Jan 24, 2012
John Levy, an accomplished bassist who became the first African American personal manager in the jazz field, has died. He was 99.
Levy, a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, died in his sleep Friday at his Altadena home, said his wife, writer...
| Nov 18, 2012
Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Gabriel Kahane, best known as an indie singer-songwriter, was his own charismatic singer-songwriter Saturday night in the West Coast premiere of his affecting "Crane Palimpsest" at the Alex Theatre.
As he does in a club, he used a microphone and wore...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Mort Lindsey, a conductor, arranger and composer best known as the music director for Judy Garland in the 1960s and for his more than two decades as music director for "The Merv Griffin Show," has died. He was 89.
Lindsey, who was in declining health...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region to close their doors and cancel performances.
In New York, Broadway shows that perform on Mondays have canceled their scheduled evening performances. That includes "Annie,"...