| Jan 16, 2011
Jazz people like to brag that their idiom is "America's classical music." But if you catch some of them in a certain mood, you'll find that they long to merge their art with what much of the Western world calls "classical music" — the idiom that...
| Oct 18, 2011
Pete Rugolo, an award-winning composer and arranger who came to prominence in the world of jazz as the chief arranger for Stan Kenton's post-World War II band and later wrote the themes for TV's "The Fugitive" and "Run for Your Life," has died. He was 95....
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The egg scare is apparently over. As yet, weâve heard of nothing avian to worry about in the upcoming flu season. So whatâs a hypochondriac to do? Well, there is always marimba madness, a new contagion. Camerata Pacifica is among......
| Apr 17, 2011
| 4:22 PM
By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call The stormy finale of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 closed the Allentown Symphony Orchestra’s 60th season Saturday night at Symphony Hall, ending one of the most engaging programs of its 2010-2011 classical...
| Oct 13, 2008
Make a poet a diplomat and good may come of it. France sent the great humanist writer Paul Claudel to Brazil during World War I, and food found its way from South America to France during a period of privation. So too did Brazilian music, once the war was...
| Jan 17, 2010
There are operas whose scores are hummable and whose tunes have worked their way into popular culture. And then there are operas that resist any sort of easy packaging -- operas that are, for lack of a better phrase, musical oddballs.
Robert Kurka's "The...
| Nov 8, 2009
Seymour Fromer, who built one of the country's largest collections of Judaica with little money but enormous drive to preserve the history of Jews, especially those who helped settle the American West, has died. He was 87.
Fromer died Oct. 25 at his...
| Feb 8, 2009
For the last seven decades, Mills College, which will celebrate the renovation of its gorgeous Spanish-style concert hall with a gala concert Feb. 21, has provided a haven for a remarkable number of cutting-edge composers. No matter how academically...
| Feb 23, 2009
EVENT: Molto Piano
DATE: Saturday, February 28, 2009
TIME: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Zionsville United Methodist Church
INFO: (317) 873 - 2623
The University of Indianapolis' resident faculty piano ensemble,...