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  • Lawrence Foster at 70

     
    Lawrence Foster's 70th birthday celebration in Prague brings out such star soloists as Daniel Barenboim, Radu Lupu Sarah Chang and Alisa Weilerstein....
  • Franz Liszt at 200

     
    Mark Swed looks back at the Liszt year....
  • Bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff retires from the concert stage

     
    German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff has announced today on his website that he will no longer be giving concerts....
  • Music review: Riccardo Muti, Chicago Symphony at Segerstrom Hall

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's return to Southern California after a 25-year absence, with Riccardo Muti conducting, at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall....
  • Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead

    Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead
    Pope Benedict XVI has long been a classical music fan and in the next few weeks, he will take time out from his schedule to attend two classical concerts. Riccardo Muti is set to lead a concert at the Vatican this week for the pope in honor of the...
  • CSO, Muti announce tours of Far East, Mexico in 2012-13

    CSO, Muti announce tours of Far East, Mexico in 2012-13
    No sooner have the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti unpacked their bags from their successful tour of Russia and Italylast month than they are making plans for two more foreign trips together next season. The music director will take his...
  • Israeli musicians plan to break Richard Wagner taboo

    Israeli musicians plan to break Richard Wagner taboo
    A classical music event in Israel is expected to break the country's taboo on performing the music of Richard Wagner, the 19th century German composer and a well-known anti-Semite. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported this week that the event,...
  • Bonn, Germany: Embracing the city and its musical genius

    Bonn, Germany: Embracing the city and its musical genius
    Ever since my mom gave me the complete works of Ludwig van Beethoven — the best birthday present I ever got — I'd wanted to make a pilgrimage to Bonn, the composer's birthplace, to soak up the atmosphere and look for clues to his genius....
  • Daniel Barenboim conducts Israeli-Arab orchestra for Pope

    Daniel Barenboim conducts Israeli-Arab orchestra for Pope
    Pope Benedict XVI attended a classical concert Wednesday that doubled as a political event in which the leader of the Catholic Church called for peace in the Middle East. Conductor Daniel Barenboim led members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a...
  • First concert of Theodore Thomas' Chicago Orchestra

    First concert of Theodore Thomas' Chicago Orchestra
    The triumphant final chords of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto brought a storm of applause from the audience, assembled for the first public rehearsal and concert by Chicago's new orchestra. But the sense of triumph that pervaded the Chicago Auditorium...
  • Comeback kid

    Comeback kid
    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine-star attraction on this balmy night in Santa Fe--is stranded. She yearns to get up from the back-yard lawn chair where her husband has deposited her and stroll to a pool that's shimmering green-blue in the desert twilight....
  • Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to conduct

    Violinist Nikolaj Znaider to conduct
    Imagine a world-class soloist who, after performing Brahms' demanding Violin Concerto, joins the orchestra's string section to play Brahms' Symphony No. 1. That is exactly what Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider did two years ago with the Los Angeles...