| Jul 26, 2009
A remarkable run of major monuments in the classical-Romantic violin repertoire began in L.A. a few weeks ago when Joshua Bell played Bruch's First Concerto. It signaled the start of what amounts to a crash course in the history of the 19th century violin...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2009
Unless you happen to be David Letterman, little of value tends to come from making top 10 lists. But violinist Gil Shaham has lately turned this common time-waster into something of a consuming passion, and music lovers are the beneficiaries.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:44 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will present a varied program of chamber music as its first Sunday Series recital of 2013 at 4 p.m. Jan. 27 at the First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Springs. Admission is free.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
France, Russia, the good ole U.S.A.: composers from all over the place struggled to write symphonies in Ludwig Van Beethoven's (1770-1827) formidable shadow. On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, led by Carolyn Kuan (pictured), kick off 2013...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The 19th-century German classical music repertory is not directly represented on the Columbia Orchestra's next concert, but its romantic influence will be heard in the program scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Jim Rouse Theatre, at...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Performing with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Anne Akiko Meyers produced a wonderfully lean yet burnished sound which was ideal for conveying Samuel Barber’s rich, sophisticated lines. It’s tempting to give credit to the violin, but the...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Northern State University students Tyler Schwan, a trombonist, and Lindsey Fluharty, a violinist, will present a special recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center's Berggren Recital Hall.
Schwan and Fluharty will travel to Boulder,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Midway through her season, Ballet Theatre of Maryland artistic director Dianna Cuatto presented an ambitious, innovative program offering two seldom-produced one-act ballets.
Striking in originality, "Firebird" displayed Cuatto's choreographic artistry...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:42 PM
St. Paul's United Church of Christ (UCC) in Somerset has a rich history steeped in music, and endeavors to build and expand on that tradition. Bryan Lohr, who serves as director of music and organist, works tirelessly to augment worship services and the...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:42 PM
The Pacific Symphony continues with its "Year of the Violin" programming next week with a series highlighted by virtuoso Vadim Gluzman.
The Israeli violinist will be playing Tchaikovsky's venerable Violin Concerto in D major for the concerts on Feb. 23...