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  • Music review: Dudamel takes on the 'Turangalila' at Disney Concert Hall

     
    An 18-wheeler of a symphony on a joy ride, the “Turangalila” –- with French plates, Sanskrit graphics, the eerie whine of a UFO, horsepower and torque you wouldn’t believe, a voluptuous sleeper in the cabin for euphoric sex -- barreled...
  • A Feast of Carols - Oak Park Concert Chorale

    A Feast of Carols - Oak Park Concert Chorale
    On December 18, 2011 at 4: 00pm, join the Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad Director, for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season. Virgil Thomson's Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will also...

    A Feast of Carols - Christmas Concert

    A Feast of Carols - Christmas Concert
    On November 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm, join the Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC),Paul Lindblad director, for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season. Virgil Thomson's Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will...

    Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle

    Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle
    Carl St.Clair can clearly recall being in the third grade in his hometown of Yoakum, Texas, and being "marched down to the Grand Theater where we all got to see 'Ben-Hur.' I was totally captivated," he says. "The score was overwhelming to me." Fifty...

    Manifestly Maestro

    Manifestly Maestro
    Just two months ago, I wrote about how my obsession with Elizabeth Taylor colored my choices and changed my life. While that is certainly true, it was an “outside” manifestation, lighthearted and fun. Inside, though, at a much more profound place, it’s my...