| May 28, 2013
| 7:48 AM
One hundred years ago on Wednesday, the score that revolutionized music in the 20th century had its premiere at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris. The first performance of the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" – or "The Rite of Spring," as most...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:30 PM
UC Irvine's dance production based on "The Rite of Spring" may jolt the audience in places, but it won't have nearly the impact that the original did in 1913. And there are several people to blame for that.
Lenny Bruce. Hugh Hefner. The Sex Pistols....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:50 AM
A play about Walt Disney and composer Igor Stravinskiy about the making of the animated film "Fantasia" sounds intriguing.
Newtown's Stray Kats Theatre Company will present Frederick Stroppel's "Small World: A Fantasia" with actors Scott Bryce as Disney...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" will turn 100 next year. To celebrate the occasion, music groups around the world will hold festivals and special performances in honor of the piece's tumultuous 1913 premiere in Paris.
In Los Angeles, the Music...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:27 AM
A new play that had its premiere earlier this year in Newtown will have a New York reading later this month.
“Small World: A Fantasia” by Frederick Stroppel will have two industry-invited audiences to two presentations at the Harold...
| Sep 18, 2011
The arts world craves star power. Locally, we're covered. Opera? No problem — Plácido. Classical music? Dudamel. Dance? There's ... well, anyone there? Anyone at all?
This s explains why perhaps the most important dance figure of the past quarter...
| Jan 9, 2012
As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins...
| Apr 12, 2011
Daniel Catán, an opera composer and librettist whose works including "Il Postino" and "Florencia en el Amazonas" have been praised for their lyrical romanticism and humane generosity of spirit, died suddenly Saturday in Austin, Texas. He was 62.
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Upcoming dance performances of note this spring, by Laura Bleiberg. The dance season picks up steam with some tantalizing "firsts": Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève makes its debut appearance and introduces Los Angeles to works by Benjamin Millepied of...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Jean Lenihan summarizes the weekend's casting for the world-premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's "Firebird" for American Ballet Theatre at Segerstrom Center....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Dance review: Laura Bleiberg reviews American Ballet Theatre in Orange County, including world premiere of new "Firebird." A review for the Los Angeles Times....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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