| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
On Sunday, Nov. 24, South Windsor Cultural Arts will continue its 33rd Annual Concert Series with the Trio Latitude 41, including violinist Livia Sohn, cellist Luigi Piovano and pianist Bernadene Blaha. Since the trio's formation in 2009, they have...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:29 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:22 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The Fox News Web headline Wednesday morning captured something in the air despite its utter wrongness:
"Beatles' sitar player Ravi Shankar dies at 92."
Well, first, the Beatles' sitar player was George Harrison. Shankar, who died Tuesday in his...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:59 AM
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....
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2012
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...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Glenn Gould Prize goes to singer-writer Leonard Cohen...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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 …...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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....
| Jul 18, 2010
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...