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Arriving in New York City at the age of 19 to study music, Hafez Nazeri knew he wanted to do big things.
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After the years of suspense, after the concussion and cancellation, after the hurrahs, hype and handshakes, Andris Nelsons arrived at Tanglewood looking like not just a music director but an anointed champion.
Spanish tenor Placido Domingo returned to Rio de Janeiro and, two days before the World Cup final, again delighted fans after 20 years away from the Brazilian city.
And on Saturday night, thanks to the high tech self-playing Yamaha Disklavier piano that can record every touch of a key or press of a pedal, those award-winning performances filled the hall once again, showcasing the award-winning performances of the last 10 days.
He was 84. Maazel died at Castleton Farms from complications following pneumonia, according to a statement by The Castleton Festival, an annual festival that Maazel founded with his wife in 2009.
One of the most prominent American conductors, Lorin Maazel , died today at age 84. He died at home at Castleton Farms, Virginia, from complications stemming from pneumonia.
Conductor Lorin Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in northern Virginia.
Due to health reasons, the 'Father of TSO', Ron Walker, was unable to take the rostrum for 'A Summer Concert' by Tayside Symphony Orchestra.
There is no admission for the concert that begins at 7 p.m. Formed in 1985, the full symphony orchestra is comprised of musicians from Clinton and Shiawassee counties along with the greater Lansing and Flint areas.
Take music to new heights with a membership to the Wichita Symphony League. The league supports and promotes the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, stimulates interest and appreciation of symphonic music and supports young musicians.
Aachen's opening concert on Friday night has thrilled spectators, and included two magical performances from French "horse whisperer" Jean-Franois Pignon.
Creetown born top trumpeter Professor John Gracie was recently awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow in recognition of his 45 years service to music.
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.
There are so many beaches in the Great Lakes State that narrowing the list down to find the best is a monumental task.
There is a nice program at Tanglewood on Friday night featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, its music director designate.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 05:29 am
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