| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Lionel Bringuier named resident conductor of L.A. Philharmonic...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Ravinia season is in full swing, which means folks across Chicagoland are flocking to Highland Park to enjoy the sounds of summer at the famous …...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Mark Swed reviews the San Francisco Symphony, with pianist Yuja Wang and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas....
| May 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
“Reverence: Life in the Ballet” 9:30 p.m., Thursday KCET: Dancers of the Toledo Ballet express their creative passion. “New York Originals” 10:30 p.m., Thursday KLCS: Holographs, Five and Dime, Teddy's Bar and Kenny's Castaways --...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — If classical music composer Nico Muhly had his way, his occupation would to the average person seem about as exotic as being a plumber.
"I want it to feel the same relationship you'd have with your local butcher or neighborhood...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It seems politicians these days are always telling us how they're working to make Orlando a world-class city for the arts. Yes, it's true that local arts organizations can always use more support. But for a world-class example of what they do with their...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters.
| Oct 18, 2013
Renowned pianist Emanuel Ax is the first artist to perform this season in the Visiting Artist Series of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park.
"Emanuel Ax is one of America's most prolific virtuosi," says John Sinclair, artistic director of the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In the world of postmodern opera production, setting "Carmen" on a cruise ship or "La Bohème" on a submarine is no longer considered eccentric. Stage directors are paid to come up with concepts. And so for his Long Beach Opera production of Peter...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The Bach Festival Society's 2013-14 season includes the return of favorites Emanuel Ax, Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan; a musical commemoration of Kristallnacht; and the 79th Bach Festival.
The season is divided into three performance series...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Some musicians develop firm ideas about how to play a particular piece and stick to them no matter what. Others keep their options wide open.
Emanuel Ax is one of the latter, which helps explain why this Polish-born pianist has been a major force in the...