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  • Peabody's Amit Peled to make Kennedy Center debut

    Peabody's Amit Peled to make Kennedy Center debut
    "It's definitely a milestone for me," said cellist Amit Peled about his debut at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society. "When I saw who else was on the WPAS season brochure, I freaked out."
  • Small-scale exhibitions of big importance

    The most notable thing about this season of museum and gallery shows is that, for the first time in years, it seems, there's no blockbuster event in the offing to monopolize all the attention, interest and ticket sales to the public. Instead, area...

    Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92

    Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92
    As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins...

    Music review: Piatigorsky Cello Festival opening concert at USC

    Mark Swed reviews the spectacular if over-the-top opening concert of the Piatigorsky International Cello Competition, a 10-day USC cello orgy.

    Piatigorsky Cello Festival blends learning with performance

    Niall Ferguson auditioned via YouTube for a spot in the inaugural Piatigorsky International Cello Festival.