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  • Music review: Vasily Petrenko and Alexander Gavrylyuk at the Bowl

     
    Mark Swed reviews Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko and Ukrainian pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl...
  • Culture Watch: Salonen conducts Janacek at Salzburg Festival

     
    Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct a new production of Janácek’s “Makropulos Case” at the Salzburg Festival, which opens this week. It will be broadcast on Saturday....
  • Music review: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos brought Manuel de Falla's "Love, the Magician" to the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night. He also brought love and magic to the Los Angeles Philharmonic...
  • Talking with playwright Stephanie Fleischmann about her 9/11 play

     
    Playwright Stephanie Fleischmann talks with Charles McNulty about her 9/11 play "What the Moon Saw, or 'I Only Appear to Be Dead,'” which opens Sept. 9 at Son of Semele....
  • Fall arts picks: Classical music

     
    Mark Swed's classical picks for the fall season....
  • Sale conducted on Salonen home

    Sale conducted on Salonen home
    Update: The Brentwood home of Esa-Pekka Salonen, former music director of the L.A. Philharmonic, has sold for its latest asking price of $2,895,000. The contemporary home came on the market more than two years ago at $4.1 million. Designed by...
  • Gustavo Dudamel to perform at Olympics festival in June

    Gustavo Dudamel to perform at Olympics festival in June
    Gustavo Dudamel will make a few appearances this summer as part of the London 2012 Festival, the large-scale cultural celebration running parallel to the Olympic Games. Dudamel will perform with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at a June...
  • London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony

    Musicians with the London Symphony Orchestra are reportedly going to have to pull a Milli Vanilli when they appear at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in London. Reports from Britain state that the orchestra will mimic playing to...
  • Classically Trained: Philharmonic Society announces 2012-13 season lineup

    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has announced its 2012-13 season lineup that's going to be bringing a few A-list classical stars to local audiences. Among the highlights is cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman and the Los Angeles...
  • Dreams of an endless summer

    Dreams of an endless summer
    By Richard Rayner Off the southwest coast of Finland are more than 80,000 small islands left by the retreating ice 10,000 years ago. Some of the islands are mere rocks, washed by the cool waters of the Baltic, but many are covered in pine and fir trees...
  • Eighth blackbird lands at Ojai Music Festival

    The Ojai Music Festival has a long tradition of picking some of the era's most important artists to serve as its music director, a position that rotates annually. But though the festival has sometimes chosen more than one person at a time for the job,...
  • At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon

    At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon
    Visitors have been known to get lost at USC, a 226-acre scholastic oasis in the middle of a sprawling city. This year the university has added some helpful signposts, like the huge banners trumpeting the 125th anniversary of the Thornton School of Music...