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  • Lang Lang starring in Franz Liszt's 200th birthday simulcast

     
    Lang Lang will celebrate Franz Liszt's 200th birthday in Philadelphia on Oct. 22. Audiences elsewhere can watch via a satellite simulcast to movie theaters....
  • York HS Orchestras to perform with ISU Symphony

     
    On Thursday, October 6, the York Cadet, Concert, and Symphony Orchestras, under the direction of Ray Ostwald, will perform their eighth annual concert combined with …...
  • Influences: Pianist Lang Lang

     
    Lang Lang will perform a recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall of pieces including Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B-flat, Schubert’s Sonata in B-flat and the 12 etudes by Chopin....
  • Franz Liszt at 200

     
    Mark Swed looks back at the Liszt year....
  • New book says the piano is most important instrument of all

     
    Despite its full title of “A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians – from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between,” the book is intentionally not encyclopedic. Its vignette-like structure...
  • Musical Prints: 1568-1949 at the William Benton Museum in Storrs

    Musical Prints: 1568-1949 at the William Benton Museum in Storrs
    Music lovers: head to the Benton Museum sometime before Oct. 16 for a rare glimpse of 64 images of composers, performers and patrons captured by artists over nearly four centuries, including Paul Lafond's (1847-1918) etching of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901,...
  • Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know

    Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know
    The lights are still on at the Eiffel Tower. They keep ringing up sales at Prada in Rome, and London is getting ready to start partying for about a year and a half, beginning with the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster...
  • Lisztomania at the University of Hartford

    Lisztomania at the University of Hartford
    The Hartt School honors longtime faculty member and Luiz de Moura Castro with three concerts this weekend to help him kick off his 70th birthday. Further reason to celebrate: rock-star pianist-composer Franz Liszt (1811–1886, pictured here in an...
  • No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again

    No denying Wagner's complexity and divisiveness: L.A. talks again
    Among the copious anecdotes that Leon Botstein likes to relate about Richard Wagner and his ugly anti-Jewish views is an ironic one involving Zionist Movement founder Theodor Herzl. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wagner and the Ring Festival: An...
  • Earl Wild dies at 94; 'the last of the great Romantic pianists'

    Earl Wild dies at 94; 'the last of the great Romantic pianists'
    Earl Wild, the elder statesman of American piano virtuosos who was often called "the last of the great Romantic pianists," died Saturday at his home in Palm Springs. He was 94. He died of congestive heart failure after a long illness, his companion,...
  • 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...