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Jascha Heifetz

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  • Critic's Notebook: Michael Tilson Thomas returns to his alma mater, USC

     
    With the arrival of Gustavo Dudamel at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, you might think that this town has just discovered the import of music education. In fact, L.A. has a history of music education unique in America, one that goes......
  • Michael Hiltzik: The pioneer

     
    Some people have reached such heights of achievement by virtue of their intelligence, drive and public spirit that one jumps at any chance for an interview. Donald Trump, no. Simon Ramo, yes. As my Wednesday column reports, Ramo has not......
  • Violas: They're hardly second string

    Violas: They're hardly second string
    Few violists are born. Most have the instrument thrust upon them. In fact, the viola -- the overlooked stepchild of the orchestra's string section -- is rarely studied as a first instrument at all. Until fairly recently, the road to mastering it...
  • The life and rebirth of a musical mastermind

    The pianist lay unconscious in his hospital bed, bandages wrapped around his freshly shaved skull. Just days earlier, he could achieve astonishing feats at the keyboard, his hands often disappearing into a blur of energy, his body rising from the piano...