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  • Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes

    Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes
    Channeling Danny Kaye, Victor Borge, P.D.Q. Bach and other musicians-cum-comics, conservatory-trained violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo like to say that they don't make fun of classical music but rather that they have fun with classical...
  • Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest

    Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest
    The fall music season will begin with dissent. Petitions have been circulated calling for companies that employ Russian artists, such as the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera, to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin's human rights policies,...
  • Ravi Shankar dies at 92; sitar master

    Ravi Shankar dies at 92; sitar master
    Ravi Shankar was already revered as a master of the sitar in 1966 when he met George Harrison, the Beatle who became his most famous disciple and gave the Indian musician-composer unexpected pop-culture cachet. Suddenly the classically trained Shankar...
  • Daniel Hope gives Vivaldi new life at Ravinia

    Daniel Hope gives Vivaldi new life at Ravinia
    On the face of it, it seems like a goofy idea: Recomposing Vivaldi's greatest hit – the ubiquitous "Four Seasons" – music almost everybody knows from its use in countless TV commercials and movie soundtracks, on elevators and over the phone...
  • Camerata Chicago a small orchestra with big dreams

    Camerata Chicago a small orchestra with big dreams
    Camerata Chicago is the best local chamber orchestra you've probably never heard of. But pay heed: The group is celebrating its 10th anniversary this season, is about to release a new recording and is preparing for its first European tour next month....
  • iPalpiti's world of talent

    iPalpiti's world of talent
    To the uninitiated, the name "iPalpiti" might conjure up a new line of Apple products. For those most familiar with the artist foundation and two-week music festival of the same name based in Los Angeles, iPalpiti is about spotlighting international...
  • 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....
  • Leonard Cohen wins Ninth Glenn Gould Prize

     
    Glenn Gould Prize goes to singer-writer Leonard Cohen...
  • Ravinia Roundup Aug. 22-28: An evening with Tony Bennett, Chicago performs

     
    Ravinia season is in full swing, which means folks across Chicagoland are flocking to Highland Park to enjoy the sounds of summer at the famous …...
  • Signature performances return for Virginia Arts Festival

    Signature performances return for Virginia Arts Festival
    The Virginia Arts Festival begins its 16th season on Monday, April 16, and the opening lineup of performers says a lot about where the festival has come and where it's heading. The week ahead is bracketed by two events of international caliber, a recital...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Ravi Shankar 'fell in love' with California

    The Sunday Conversation: Ravi Shankar 'fell in love' with California
    Ravi Shankar, 91, India's most famous classical musician in the West since his collaborations with Beatle George Harrison and violinist Yehudi Menuhin in the 1960s, makes an infrequent concert appearance when he performs at the Terrace Theater in Long...