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  • Live review: Phoenix at the Greek Theatre

     
    The French guitar-pop act Phoenix is a small band that, in the course of doing many little things right, has somehow become a very big one. After the success of the band's fizzy, fantastically named album "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" this...
  • The 42 most memorable pop music moments of 2009: Part III

     
    Best reference to Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, and proof that pretension can rock: The Parisian rock band Phoenix turns to its schoolbooks for the opening song on “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” which references the hysteria that greeted Liszt in the...

    Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein named 2010 Gilmore Artist

     
    One of the most prestigious honors in the classical music field, the Gilmore Artist Award, is handed out every four years to a pianist who has the potential to sustain an international career. Today, it was announced that Russian pianist...

    Zionism, anti-Semitism, Richard Wagner and ... George Eliot?

     
    What could Richard Wagner, Karl Marx and British novelist George Eliot possibly have had in common relating to issues of what Marx referred to as "the Jewish question"? An attentive reader asked for some elaboration on that point after reading...

    A music critic's pick: 'Lisztomania' at the Egyptian [updated]

     
    Lady Gaga, be gone. Be gaggéd. Get thee from the spotlight. Make way for "Lisztomania"! Ken Russell's 1975 movie, the one supposedly about the first and greatest pop star (and no middling talent, this Franz Liszt, however many the 19th...