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  • Jacaranda series blossoms again

    Jacaranda series blossoms again
    A Lou Harrison craze has appeared frustratingly just around the corner ever since this poster boy for gorgeous nonconformist California music died in 2003. Friday night Jacaranda, Santa Monica's new music series, opened its new season with a half-Harrison...
  • L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season

    L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season
    Basking in the popularity of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic used an online press conference Tuesday morning to announce that that -- unlike most recession-weary arts organizations -- it will hold the course. The orchestra's 2010-11...
  • Alan Gilbert readies for New York Philharmonic debut

    Alan Gilbert readies for New York Philharmonic debut
    Life, even for rising orchestra conductors, can be unfair. Consider one response to Alan Gilbert, new music director of the New York Philharmonic, after he leads Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony in a packed college auditorium in Queens to loud applause. In the...
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen's colleagues share reminiscences

    Esa-Pekka Salonen's colleagues share reminiscences
    Some glimpses of the conductor from his friends and colleagues who were asked to share a key memory. The reminiscences were mostly written, at the invitation of The Times. Several were shared in interviews with music critic Mark Swed and staff writer Mike...
  • UCLA organist Christoph Bull pulls out the stops with 'Organica'

    UCLA organist Christoph Bull pulls out the stops with 'Organica'
    CLAD IN jeans and a long-sleeved Von Dutch T-shirt, blond, blue-eyed Christoph Bull shucked his rock 'n' roll boots and got set to work. Nearby, Max Kaplan, a twentysomething student in a T-shirt, khaki shorts and flip-flops, whipped out his ax and got...
  • Ojai Music Festival reveals details for 2010 program

     
    Perhaps the most important new music event on the West Coast, if not the entire U.S., the Ojai Music Festival is a necessary pilgrimage for any fan of contemporary classical music -- and anyone with the slightest curiosity about the......
  • Music review: Shanghai Symphony in Santa Barbara

     
    In the field where Chinese composers and performers and Western classical music converge, East has been successfully meeting West long enough that the concept is closer to a norm -- or at least accepted cultural fact -- than a novelty.......
  • Music review: George Benjamin in San Francisco

     
    Reporting from San Francisco George Benjamin -- who is the featured composer in the San Francisco Symphony’s "Project San Francisco" festival this month and who will be music director of the Ojai Music Festival in June -- is known as......
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic announces 2010-11 season: 12 weeks of Dudamel

     
    Basking in the popularity of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is using an online press conference Tuesday morning to announce that — unlike most recession-weary arts organizations — it will hold the course. The orchestra’s 2010-11...
  • Music review: Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Anne Sofie von Otter at UCLA

     
    Los Angeles Philharmonic fans of a certain age might remember Carlo Maria Giulini’s cool, young Korean-born assistant conductor Myung-Whun Chung learning his craft here some 30 years ago. Since then, we’ve had to follow Chung’s path from afar as he....
  • Monster Mash: Ancient tomb found; statue smugglers thwarted; BP poses sticky situation for nonprofits

     
    Hidden treasure: An ancient tomb discovered inside a pyramid in Chiapas in southern Mexico may be 2,700 years old, which would make it the oldest such burial site in Mesoamerica. (BBC) Hot property: Police in southern Greece have seized a......