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  • Live performances learn to live with noisy phones

    Live performances learn to live with noisy phones
    It was the cellphone heard 'round the world. A bouncy marimba ring tone on an iPhone erupted during the final soft, almost unbearably poignant minutes of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9 at a recent New York Philharmonic concert in Lincoln Center. Music...
  • Two musical masterworks make for great Annapolis weekend

    Annapolis became a major cultural metropolis this month, thanks to the presentation of two musical masterworks — one by a major 19th-century symphony composer, the other by a major 19th-century opera composer. Both works, which premiered within 20...
  • Quartet settles into Sunday program with new name

    Quartet settles into Sunday program with new name
    "What's in a name?" Shakespeare once famously asked. Quite a lot, learned the members of the Clipper Mill String Quartet, which plays at the next Sundays at Three chamber music concert, Dec. 4. The group, which is made up of three full-time members of...
  • Peabody instructor part of Obama inauguration

    Moments after Joe Biden is sworn in as vice president of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol and just before Barack Obama takes his oath as president, four classical musicians will perform a work created by John Williams for the history-...
  • An Anton Bruckner convergence in Southern California

    An Anton Bruckner convergence in Southern California
    In 2011 we will not be celebrating a round-numbered anniversary pertaining to Anton Bruckner (1824-96). The music world will be busy feting Liszt (born 200 years ago) or Gustav Mahler (died 100 years ago). Nevertheless, the schedules in Southern...
  • Marc Abrams dies at 58; walking doctor was a Silver Lake fixture

    Marc Abrams dies at 58; walking doctor was a Silver Lake fixture
    Marc Abrams, a physician whose epic (and shirtless) daily walks through Silver Lake inspired documentaries, murals and magazine profiles, died Wednesday. He was 58. His wife, Cindy, found him dead in their backyard hot tub. Police initially determined...
  • Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'

    Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'
    Ken Russell, the often controversial British director known for his flamboyant visual style in films such as "The Devils," "Altered States" and the Who's rock opera "Tommy," has died. He was 84. Russell, who lived in Lymington in southern England, died...
  • PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin

    PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin
    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
  • Music review: Dudamel's Bolivars perform Mahler's 'Resurrection'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the incomparable Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, which performed Mahler's Second Symphony under Gustavo Dudamel at Walt Disney Concert Hall Sunday as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's ongoing Mahler Project....
  • Philip Glass, 75, has an iTunes hit with his Ninth Symphony

     
    A recording of the Glass Symphony No. 9 is available on iTunes as played a month ago by the Bruckner Orchester Linz. It debuted on Tuesday, and as of Thursday was No. 15 on the iTunes top albums chart. (At No. 16 is the recent Coldplay album)....
  • L.A. Phil 2012-13: John Adams, 'Wild Things,' 'Angels in America'

     
    John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary," "Where the Wild Things Are," Mozart and Esa-Pekka Salonen are among the high points of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2012-13 season....
  • Watch Gustavo Dudamel prepare for 'Symphony of a Thousand'

     
    Watch the video of rehearsals at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Shrine Auditorium about how the chorus is coming together. Hear from Grant Gershon, music director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and Kathie Freeman, the chorus wrangler....