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Best Contemporary Opera Recording 2017: Andriessen's "Theatre of the World"

Louis Andriessen

Theatre of the World

Leigh Melrose, Lindsey Kesselman, Marcel Beekman, Steven van Watermeulen, Mattijs van de Woerd, Cristina Zavalloni, vocal soloists

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor… 405 more words

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West Side Story:L.A.Philharmonic

I’d not intended to write a post n this event, because I did not realize until we got to the venue that they were going to play the entire film. 862 more words

LA Phil at 100: Celebrating the Past by Looking to the Future

It was a festive atmosphere inside and outside Walt Disney Concert Hall on Thursday as the LA Phil unveiled plans (and a new logo) for its 100th anniversary. 748 more words

Classical Music

Meet the Future Faces of Classical Music

Conductor Thomas Wilkins leads 101 young musicians from across the country during the “Take a Stand” symposium and festival | Photo by Brian Lauritzen

If you have questions about the future of classical music, you’re not going to find answers in an orchestra’s administrative offices or the board room of a big opera company. 911 more words

Classical Music

Scully at the Bowl

Vin Scully on stage with Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl

On Thursday night, Hall of Fame former Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully’s voice once again wafted over the summer evening breezes of Southern California. 939 more words

Classical Music

Beethoven’s Ninth with Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl- July 13 & 18

The whole world is widely familiar with the impressive start of Beethoven’s 5th symphony, which is probably the most distinctive four-note motif in music history. … 345 more words

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