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  • Philip Glass, 75, has an iTunes hit with his Ninth Symphony

     
    A recording of the Glass Symphony No. 9 is available on iTunes as played a month ago by the Bruckner Orchester Linz. It debuted on Tuesday, and as of Thursday was No. 15 on the iTunes top albums chart. (At No. 16 is the recent Coldplay album)....
  • A crowd-sourced Facebook app wises up to the Oscar race

     
    An online application called Wisdom that analyzes demographic data gathered from Facebook users takes a look at the Oscar race....
  • Occupy Wall Street calls for cancellation of Whitney Biennial

     
    Occupy Wall Street has targeted big banks, mega corporations and wealthy individuals. Now the catchall protest movement is taking aim at one of the most sacred institutions of the art world -- the White Biennial in New York....
  • Spring classical music preview: John Cage, John Adams anniversaries

     
    Spring picks in classical music and opera by music critic Mark Swed: Big John Cage and John Adams anniversaries -- festivals for the former, major premieres in San Francisco and Los Angeles by the latter -- will make this a spring of Johns. Meanwhile...
  • Opera designer Robert Israel's sculptures will cheer sick kids

     
    Veteran opera and stage designer Robert Israel has done 11 huge sculptures for a new children's hospital wing in Baltimore. The UCLA professor -- currently working on a ballet at La Scala in Milan, Italy -- had set sculpture aside since his 1968 debut...
  • Adventures around town with the noble and profound cello

     
    Mark Swed looks at what the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival left out on the local level. That included unconventional West Coast music, a sampling of the West Coast unconventional concert scene and women, conventional or otherwise....
  • Music review: The L.A. Phil plays John Adams and Philip Glass

     
    Philip Glass’ big, new Ninth Symphony is late Glass at his most momentous, a significant symphony. Chalk up another one for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which was a co-commissioner of the Ninth and which gave the West Coast premiere at Walt...
  • Dance review: Ballet Geneve debuts Benjamin Millepied works

     
    Jean Lenihan reviews the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève's touring program of Benjamin Millepied ballets at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion....
  • Occupy Wall Street targets Frieze art fair in New York

    Occupy Wall Street targets Frieze art fair in New York
    After speaking out against the Whitney Biennial, the Occupy Wall Street movement has now set its cross hairs on another art world institution -- the Frieze Art Fair in New York. As reported by the Art Newspaper, the subgroup of Occupy Wall Street known...
  • Composer Philip Glass joins Occupy Lincoln Center protest

     
    In a move as theatrical as it was inevitable (the opera that was "occupied": Philip Glass' 1980 work, “Satyagraha,” about the early life of Mahatma Gandhi) more than 200 protesters -- including Glass - gathered outside the Metropolitan Opera...
  • Music review: Ravi Shankar at Walt Disney Concert Hall

     
    Ravi Shankar, at 91, performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday night, gave a thrilling, flabbergasting demonstrated that the meaning of modern legend. Mark Swed reviews....
  • Music review: Tim Fain's 'Portals' at the Broad Stage

     
    Tim Fain's "Portals" is a multi-media violin recital experiment which reached the West Coast Sunday at the Broad Stage and included the premiere of Philip Glass solo Partita. The experiment failed, the music and the extraordinary violinist didn't....