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Revitalizing the Classical Concert (Part 1)

The notion that “classical music is dying” is one that’s been tossed around and repeated so often over the decades that it’s almost become cliché. 2,220 more words


A Rousing Reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s return to Walt Disney Concert Hall highlighted his gifts as composer and conductor alike and underscored how an orchestra can sound genuinely 21st century. 6 more words


Water by the Spoonful, Esa-Pekka Salonen Guest Conducts at Phil

Last Wednesday Gordon and I drove down to the Music Center to attend Water by the Spoonful at the Taper. We’d just had soup at Kendall’s a few day’s earlier so we skipped dinner and went directly to the theater. 678 more words

Bernstein's Mass

My back is still spasming occasionally but I put on some new shoes–with a 3-inch hell! I’m living dangerously–and Gordon and I got our usual soup and wine at Kendall’s. 382 more words

Academy Teams Up With L.A. Philharmonic For Oscar Concert

In advance of the 90th annual Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is collaborating with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the Oscar Concert on Feb. 177 more words


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