| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has played Mussorgsky. They've played Die Fledermaus. On Saturday the HSO interprets Mickey Mouse.
The event, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Bushnell (166 Capitol Ave., Hartford), is Disney's Fantasia in Concert, with the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Here is a preview of some of the more important and/or highly anticipated new classical recordings scheduled for release this fall, arranged by label.
Avie. Schubert: Piano Sonatas in C minor (D.958) and A major (D.959) (September): The compelling,...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:48 AM
One hundred years ago on Wednesday, the score that revolutionized music in the 20th century had its premiere at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris. The first performance of the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" – or "The Rite of Spring," as most...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Flutist Mathieu DufourHighlights Evanston Symphony Orchestra’sFinal Concert of the Season Evanston, IL — Mathieu Dufour, principal flutist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is featured soloist …...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:47 AM
ROME — Riccardo Muti, the master conductor, is sounding an ominous note, and it isn't rising from the orchestra pit.
The former longtime maestro at Milan's La Scala opera house is worried that the stubborn financial crisis in much of the world...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Halfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that composer Johann Sebastian Bach was working as an agent of transcendence on me, as he did on this sincere author?
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:16 PM
At first glance, I saw a sea of confusion, an orchestrated commotion of kids laughing, singing, screaming, playing the piano and banging on bells and drums. Music was definitely in the air in the band room of La Cañada High.
After a second glance, I...