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Ernest Bloch

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  • Album review: Ernest Bloch, Landscapes

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Galatea Quartet's new CD of occasional string quartet pieces and an early string quartet by the neglected American Swiss composer, Ernest Bloch, who straddled the Romantic and Modern eras....
  • Bok Tower Gardens has plenty of ways to celebrate spring

     
    Bok Tower Gardens has plenty of happenings on the calendar for spring. Here's a look: On March 19 at 7:30 p.m., celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend as the Live at the Gardens concert series continues with a blend of Celtic and alternative folk...
  • Barak Marshall wins first 'A.W.A.R.D. Show' with Body Traffic at REDCAT [Updated]

     
    Choreographer Barak Marshall and Body Traffic won the first prize at “The A.W.A.R.D Show!” at REDCAT Sunday night. The honor includes a $10,000 grant to develop new work. Performing excerpts from Marshall’s zany and affecting “Rooster,” Body...
  • Loving Wagner anyway

     
    At the Hollywood Bowl recently, the Los Angeles Philharmonic gave a rare performance of Percy Grainger???s imaginary ballet, ???The Warriors.??? There were, as far as I could tell, no protests from the audience about performing this rambunctious and...
  • 'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists

    'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists
    Classical composer Eric Zeisl had a tough time living in mid-20th century Los Angeles. The somber, heavy-browed Austrian, who left Nazi-dominated Europe in 1938, stated that the two things he hated most in this world were Hitler and the sun. He was...
  • Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: 50 Years Later

    ' Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: 50 Years Later' What: Body Traffic dance company with the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony Where: The Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles When: 8 p.m. Tuesday Price: $25 to $100 Contact: (800) 838-3006 or...
  • Learning to love Gustav Mahler

    Learning to love Gustav Mahler
    One evening in 1966, not long after the Los Angeles Philharmonic moved into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, concertgoers were surprised to find a picket line in front of the hall on opening night. Though picket lines were a dime a dozen in the '60s, this...
  • 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...