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  • Monster Mash: Domingo recovering after surgery; trans-Atlantic transfers; trouble for 'Miracle Worker'

     
    --On the mend: Los Angeles Opera general director Plácido Domingo is expected to make a full recovery after a localized malignant polyp is removed from his colon. (Los Angeles Times) --Across the pond: Producers learn that bringing British hits (and........
  • How I discovered Mahler

     
    After decades of near-neglect and sometimes ridicule, the music of Gustav Mahler caught on in a big way in the 1960s -- and I thank goodness that I was aware enough then to experience it. Most Mahler nuts, we’re told,......
  • New Symphony Uses Car Horn

     
    Nov. 30, 1909: Perhaps you thought George Gershwin was the first composer to use car horns in a piece of music (“American in Paris”). But no. August Bungert uses an auto horn in his new symphonic work, “Zeppelin’s First Voyage” or “Zeppelins...
  • Nearly 7,500 sign up for free outdoor simulcast of Dudamel's Disney Hall concert*

     
    Saturday's Hollywood Bowl concert "??Bienvenido Gustavo!" is already history, but fans of the Venezuelan conductor shouldn't fret -- there's another free Dudamel event happening this week. The Music Center said today that 7,439 people registered for 2,800...
  • Gustavo Dudamel ready for his Disney Hall close-up

     
    Tonight will be a night of many firsts for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gustavo Dudamel will conduct his first concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall as the orchestra's new music director. Composer John Adams will be on hand to present......
  • L.A. in the grips of Gustavo-mania

     
    Gustavo Dudamel throws himself into his conducting during his inaugural performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall as new music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / October 8, 2009) Through the generosity and...
  • Dude-tube: Gustavo Dudamel concert airs on KCET

     
    Didn't catch Gustavo Dudamel's inaugural concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall earlier this month? No problem. PBS has your front row seat ready tonight when stations around the country -- including L.A.'s very own KCET -- broadcast the Los Angeles......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Gustavo Dudamel on 'Great Performances'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MUSIC MAN: 'Great Performances' features Gustavo Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducting Gustav Mahler's......
  • Still making waves

    FLIP-FLOPS AND ARMANI COATTAILS -- they don't make the most natural fashion combination. But on Esa-Pekka Salonen, the dissonant attire somehow resolves itself into a harmonic whole. Deep down, the cerebral maestro is actually a devoted beach bum. "It's...
  • Shi-Yeon Sung conducts the Philharmonic

    Shi-Yeon Sung conducts the Philharmonic
    When South Korean conductor and competition veteran Shi-Yeon Sung stepped in for an ailing Edo de Waart at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night, she was amply prepared to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic on short notice in a demanding program of Wagner,...
  • Learning to love Gustav Mahler

    Learning to love Gustav Mahler
    One evening in 1966, not long after the Los Angeles Philharmonic moved into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, concertgoers were surprised to find a picket line in front of the hall on opening night. Though picket lines were a dime a dozen in the '60s, this...
  • With a song in his heart

    With a song in his heart
    NEW YORK -- Every opera lover knows that Thomas Hampson, the American baritone, can sing his heart out. But it's also true that he can talk your ear off. For as long as many music lovers remember, Hampson has been a prime attraction at the world's...