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  • L.A. Master Chorale season: Nico Muhly, royal wedding music

     
    The Los Angeles Master Chorale's new season will include music by such prominent composers as Nico Muhly, Peter Lieberson and Judith Weir. It will also feature a piece written for the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011....
  • Music review: Gloria Cheng opens Piano Spheres’ 18th season

     
    Rick Schultz reviews Gloria Cheng's Piano Spheres recital at the Colburn School's Zipper Hall...
  • Dance review: Martha Graham Dance Company at South Coast Repertory

     
    Victoria Looseleaf reviews Martha Graham Dance Company at South Coast Repertory...
  • Orlando Fringe 20: The 12th Fringe Festival, 2003

     
    This week's installment of our look back at 20 years of Fringe… Oh my, how quickly technology advances. In 2003, the Sentinel was abuzz about wireless gizmos called Sidekicks helping Orlando Fringe Festival staffers communicate. Here are excerpts...
  • Local Wind Quintet Wins National Competition

     
    An Evanston-based woodwind quintet called the City of Tomorrow won the wind division of the 2011 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition on May 15 at …...
  • Review: Toronto Symphony Orchestra, from Festival of Orchestras

     
    You would be forgiven if you felt winded after watching the Toronto Symphony Orchestra play Friday night. The Festival of Orchestras hosted the Canadian group, with violinist James Ehnes, at Northland Performing Arts Center in Longwood for the second...
  • St. Augustine events this weekend…

     
    Here are some activities happening in St. Augustine and vicinity this weekend: Friday and Sunday: January 14 & 16, there is a BEGINNER'S BIRDING BOAT TOUR: Presented by St. Augustine Eco Tours, this 90-minute tour focuses on the area's most common bird...
  • Music review: Jacaranda and America at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica

     
    Jacaranda, the Santa Monica new music series, began its season over the weekend with “strong sincere voices nurtured while America was inventing itself afresh,” as wrote artistic director Patrick Scott in his detailed program notes. Such invention...
  • Music review: a Pasadena Symphony restart

     
    The Pasadena Symphony is Old Faithful no more. This once ever-reliable orchestra was founded in 1928. It played, for most of its history, in Pasadena Civic Auditorium, building a tradition with music directors who remained often for decades. Richard...
  • Acclaimed conductor DePreist to advise troubled Pasadena Symphony and Pops

     
    The economically troubled, controversy-racked Pasadena Symphony and Pops announced Wednesday that it has hired an artistic advisor – and, for two October concerts , a conductor -- in James DePreist, who led the Oregon Symphony for more than 20 years.......
  • 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...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Get a culture boost at OCPAC

    Freebie of the Week: Need a little culture in your life, but don't have two nickels to rub together? Head over to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center before 8 p.m. Friday for a chance to sit in the...