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  • Music review: John Williams conducts the LA Phil at Disney Hall

     
    When there is a confluence of gala milestones involving the Los Angeles Philharmonic, John Williams is often right there in the thick of things. When Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003, there were three such gala concerts ??? and......
  • KUSC to broadcast L.A. Chamber Orchestra anniversary season

     
    Last season, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra celebrated its 40th anniversary with concerts featuring the talents of conductor Neville Marriner, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Jonathan Biss, among many others. Starting next week, those concerts will be...
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...
  • Music review: L.A. Phil embraces a new generation with Dudamel

     
    Oct. 8, 2009, is not the date of a revolution in music. The day marks not even the dawn of a new era. What the Gustavo Dudamel gala Thursday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall did mean for the Los......
  • Michelle Obama tells international audience why the arts matter

     
    Michelle Obama hosted a concert this morning at the Pittsburgh Creative & Performing Arts School for its students and the spouses of international leaders deliberating at the G-20 economic summit. She gave an 11-minute address about the arts as a......
  • Michelle Obama offers Warhol Museum trek to spouses of world leaders

     
    While President Obama and leaders from 19 other world economic powers meet at the G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh, Michelle Obama is scheduled to shepherd dignitaries' spouses through a day of arts-hopping Friday. In the morning, they'll tour a local......
  • Leon Kirchner dies at 90; Pulitzer-winning composer

    Leon Kirchner dies at 90; Pulitzer-winning composer
    Leon Kirchner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of expressive, rigorous, atonal yet romantic music, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his home in New York. He was 90. A pianist and conductor as well as a composer, Kirchner stood somewhat...
  • Review: Plácido Domingo and Yo-Yo Ma together for the first time

    Review: Plácido Domingo and Yo-Yo Ma together for the first time
  • Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker

    Carleen Hutchins dies at 98; master violin maker
    Carleen Hutchins, a violin maker who crafted some of the finest instruments of her time, invented new ones and, through science, came as close as anyone ever has to reproducing the venerated sound of the Stradivarius, died Aug. 7 at her home in Wolfeboro,...
  • Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler

    Mark O'Connor, genre fiddler
    Mark O'Connor sat in the small theater at UCLA as three earnest young music students -- a violinist, a cellist and a pianist -- determinedly worked through one movement of his Piano Trio No. 1, a piece commissioned and recorded by the Eroica Trio, one...
  • New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'

    New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'
    Australia 20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99 Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" is at once a western, a war film, a Harlequin romance, a magical-realist fable and a tongue-clucking piece of social history, wrapped up in a decidedly Luhrmann-esque...