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  • Los Angeles Ballet meets 'The Evangelist'

    Los Angeles Ballet meets 'The Evangelist'
    In a warehouse space on a no-frills Westside industrial street, Thordal Christensen, co-artistic director of Los Angeles Ballet, points to a rickety little table. "Welcome to my office," he jokes. "We've been in here four months, so it's still a work...
  • Los Angeles Ballet delivers a sizzling 'Evangelist'

    Los Angeles Ballet delivers a sizzling 'Evangelist'
    Adding a dose of fire and brimstone to its expanding repertory on Friday, Los Angeles Ballet mounted a scorching rendition of "The Evangelist" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse in the first of five Southland performances at four venues. Choreographed in 1992...
  • Jeremy Denk: In his own words

    Jeremy Denk: In his own words
    Jeremy Denk is a relatively young, up-and-coming concert pianist acclaimed for his renditions of Bach, Beethoven and Ives. He's also something a bit more 21st century: "a wigged-out blogger," to steal a phrase he once applied to himself while posting in a...
  • NewEar

    NewEar
    2009-2010 Season "Directions": Descriptions below are courtesy of newEar Concert 1: Music and Minimalism Thursday, September 3, 2009 – 8 PM White Recital Hall James C. Olson Performing Arts Center Saturday, September 12, 2009 – 8 PM Bell Cultural...
  • An opportunity to hear the first American song

     
    It???s nothing new for contemporary singers to dig into the depths of the American Songbook for material. But what Thomas Hampson is up to might be considered a full-blown archeological excavation by comparison. The seminal baritone, who is in recital.......
  • A composer of true Americana

     
    Imagine a postmodern Aaron Copland, or Charles Ives with a pop cultural twist, and you’re primed for the music of Michael Daugherty. A composer of his time and birthright, Daugherty is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native and the musical embodiment......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel under the Green Umbrella for the first time

     
    The green umbrellas were lowered Tuesday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall. No longer floating from the rafters as they usually do for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s New Music Ensemble programs, they were this time planted on the stage and......
  • Music review: Julian Kuerti conducts L.A. Chamber Orchestra's season opener

     
    The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra began its 42nd season Saturday at the Alex Theater without its music director, Jeffrey Kahane. Sidelined by mononucleosis and reportedly told by doctors not to rehearse or perform until he’s fully recovered, Kahane...
  • Closeup on Danbury

    Closeup on Danbury
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named for the parish of Danbury in Essex, England, by the Connecticut General Court after rejecting the proposed name of Swampfield, favored by early settlers. ORIGINS: Settled in 1684 when eight families from the Norwalk and...