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  • Column: On Columbia's 45th birthday, remembering early days of Merriweather

    Column: On Columbia's 45th birthday, remembering early days of Merriweather
    As I sat in the Merriweather Post Pavilion this spring with my son Charlie and granddaughter Lyric, waiting for the high school graduation ceremony for my first grandson Josh, my thoughts wandered to the first time I came to the Merriweather. It was 45 years ago on July 15, 1967, and it was the grand opening of the pavilion.
  • Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'

    Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'
    The Americans celebrated in the Joffrey Ballet's "American Legends" program aren't all choreographers. The bill does include works by U.S. dance giants Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Gerald Arpino. But it also boasts a new creation from the Houston...

    The best CDs that fuse classical and jazz music

     
    In Sunday's Arts & Books section, I explore the storied history of fusing two distinct music forms, jazz and classical. Walt Disney Concert Hall will be hosting two high-profile fusions: on Friday, pianist Brad Mehldau comes in with a jazz...

    L.A. Phil wins national award for innovative programming

     
    This year’s Lakers couldn’t manage a three-peat as champions, but the Los Angeles Philharmonic just did. For the third consecutive year, the home team has copped the Morton Gould Award for Innovative Programming by an orchestra. The $3,000...

    Classically Trained: After 186 years, Ninth still magical

    The greatest melody in all of Western music starts quietly. From its subdued beginnings, tapestries of instrumental color are added in each melodic line. The musical layers glide along on top of one another, repeating the same tune in fascinating new...