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The Westmont College music faculty will open the fall season with a concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Deane Chapel on the Westmont campus. Bass-baritone Dr. Emil Dorian Cristescu, with pianist Dr. Steve Hodson, will open with two arias by Giuseppe Verdi: "Come dal ciel Precipita" from the opera Macbeth and "Il lacerato spirito" from Simone Boccanegra .
Gustavo Dudamel leads well received Rimsky-Korsakov program in Vienna, works yet to be heard from him in L.A. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic on Wednesday night in a glorious performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" to open the 2014-15 season at the Theater an der Wien, built in 1801 and the site of many Beethoven premieres. The cream content in the playing was rich enough to satisfy Viennese demands for high caloric content.
The byword for Vancouver's fall season of classical music is "quality," but with an eye toward exploration. Top presenters and performing organizations are poised to meet the challenges of changing audience demographics by reaffirming emphasis on core values, which play out in a number of stellar events running until the holiday season.
The Utah Symphony returns to Abravanel Hall this weekend, Sept. 12 & 13 to launch the 2014-15 season with Music Director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in Gustav Mahler 's Symphony No.
The monthslong wait is over for Elgin Symphony Orchestra music director Andrew Grams, who opens his second season with concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
The Hollywood Bowl's 2014 classical season concludes in grand fashion with conductor Juanjo Mena leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Choral," Thursday, September 11, at 8 pm.
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be opening its 2014/15 Barnett & Company Masterworks Series with a performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony tonight, September 11 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. The CSO musicians, conducted by Music Director Kayoko Dan, will be joined by the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Chorus, under the direction of Darrin Hassevoort, the Lee University Chorale, under the direction of William Green, plus guest soloists Rosella Ewing, Pamela Hinchman, Daniel Weeks, and Peter Volpe.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra , led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, launches its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of a work for strings and percussion by young Australian-born composer Cameron Patrick. Also on the bill is Beethoven's iconic Symphony No.
Professor of violin Katherine McLin and associate professor of music Andrew Campbell came together once more for their 25th anniversary performance, in a show that featured the emotional and powerful sonatas and pieces of Charles Ives, Francois Dompierre and the legendary Beethoven. Such sets, written for the violin and piano, had Campbell on piano and McLin on violin.
The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will begin its 2014-15 season on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, with a concert featuring Beethoven's Duo in E-flat major for Viola and Cello "with two obbligato eyeglasses," WoO 32; Glie?re's Suite for Violin and Double Bass arranged by David J. Grossman; Barto?k's String Quartet No. 3, BB 93, Sz.
San Diego Repertory Theatre's 39th season is off to a promising start. Mona Golabek's one-woman show, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, is a daughter's moving tribute to her mother, told in gentle narrative and with the timeless music of Beethoven, Chopin, Grieg and other classical masters.
Bela Fleck's made a career out of bringing the banjo where it wasn't expected. The musician, informed by the three-finger bluegrass tradition of Earl Scruggs and others, has walked ably between jazz, classical and world music both alongside greats such as Chick Corea and Edgar Meyer and his own group, the Flecktones, whose 20-plus-year career has been on hiatus since 2012.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:50 am
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