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1 hr ago | USA Today

Family rules in Amazon's 'Jungle'

Amazon's 'Jungle' is a family affair. Arriving this fall, Mozart in the Jungle is a half-hour comedy set behind the scenes at a version of the New York Philharmonic.


Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Arts, Television

5 hrs ago |

Last Chance to Win Free Detroit Symphony Tickets: Where is Michigan's Best Beach?

There are so many beaches in the Great Lakes State that narrowing the list down to find the best is a monumental task.


Related Topix: Arts, Dearborn, MI

8 hrs ago |

Arthur Kaptainis: Tanglewood phones it in

There is a nice program at Tanglewood on Friday night featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, its music director designate.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Electronic

12 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Mobile art studio: The Tin Can Studio will be in Burnaby's Deer Lake Park all summer, including this Saturday during the VSO's free concert.


Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Symphony Classics and Summertime Fun

Pacific Symphony has been making great music for a very long time. The organization celebrates 35 years this season, the last 24 of which have been under the masterful guidance of Musical Director Carl St. Clair.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, Elliot Goldenthal

Park Record

Utah Symphony commissions Muhly for the 2105-16 season

A story published about Muhly in The New Yorker in 2013 states: "There is no evidence that his pace will slow, and Muhly has so far managed to vacillate in a healthy fashion between composing for large-scale institutions like the Met and small-scale affairs among peers."


Related Topix: Arts, New York, Opera, Classical, Park City, UT

Salt Lake City Weekly

The Utah Symphony Will Be Playing All The Hits From John Williams...

Dear GYA, I know most of you are wondering what I'm going to talk about now that Lebron James has finally made his decision to return to Cleveland.


Related Topix: Arts, Best of 2007, Salt Lake City, UT

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra to Debut Bridges from the East, 7/16 at Symphony Space

Violinist, composer and educator Elektra Kurtis has an expansive multi-cultural background.


Related Topix: Arts, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Europe, Finland, World News, Classical, Sibelius,

Houston Symphony to Present New Star Trek Films with Live Orchestra, 7/18-19

Movie fans have another way to experience two blockbuster favorites this summer.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness

Preview: Seattle Symphony performs Pixar in concert

This weekend the Seattle Symphony has a special treat fans of music in films. From July 11-12 it will be performing "Pixar in Concert" at Benaroya Hall , featuring selections from all 14 of Pixar's feature films.


Related Topix: Arts, Randy Newman, Pop/Rock

Chorus Director Charles Hausmann Retires from the Houston Symphony After 28 Years

Today, the Houston Symphony announced the retirement of long-time Houston Symphony Chorus Director Charles Hausmann.


Related Topix: Arts, Robert Shaw, Chorus, University of Houston

BWW Reviews: National Symphony Orchestra, Morrison, and Benanti Bring Broadway to Wolf Trap

As soon as the National Symphony Orchestra , under the baton of maestro Steven Reineke, started playing the Kander and Ebb classic "New York, New York," I started to forget about the fact that I was caught in a rainstorm and was more than a little wet.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, National Symphony Orchestra, Glee, Entertainment, Television, Matthew Morrison

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make...

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Mahler.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Europe, World News, Germany, The Cleveland Orchestra, Opera, Latrobe, PA


Welsh Proms: Daily highlights of the 2014 festival

From the All Dancing Family Prom to the Romantic Prom, there's an eclectic mix of concerts taking place at St David's Hall in Cardiff this summer Under the baton of Owain Arwel Hughes, Bournemouth's Symphony Orchestra perform everything from Coates' Dambuster's March and Holst's Jupiter to Gershwin's Overture, Crazy Girl and Elgar's Pomp ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

SLO Symphony's new executive director aims to engage audiences

During his recent stint as the executive director of the Monterey Symphony , Edmund Feingold watched the San Luis Obispo orchestra’s progress from afar.


Related Topix: Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA, Jazz, Boston University, Monterey, CA

Circus mojo syncs with Ky. symphony

Circus mojo syncs with Ky. symphony KSO teams up with group for 'eclectic program' highlighted by thrilling acts Check out this story on The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra performs for thousands at the Devou Park band shell Aug. 7, 2010, during a summer concert series.


Related Topix: Arts, Kentucky

Salt Lake Tribune

Symphony takes on the music of U2

Every summer, the Utah Symphony trades in Beethoven, Prokofiev and Mozart for Bono, Plant and Mercury, if only for a weekend.


Related Topix: Arts, Vocal, Star Wars

Hispanic Business

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra completes tri-national tour

But the four performances were also very different from each other, said , executive director of the orchestra.


Related Topix: Arts

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Waukesha songwriter lands music publishing deal

That's when the Waukesha-based singer-songwriter picked up his guitar and wrote the sweet-natured love ditty "Marry Me."


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Arts, New Berlin, WI, Entertainment

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Frank Almond will become Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra's artist in residence

Beginning in August, violinist Frank Almond will add a new role to his current jobs as Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and impresario of the Frankly Music concert series.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Arts, Entertainment