Augustin Hadelich, who appears in our Bernstein concert next season, plays one of the most charming Paganini caprices, No. 9.
Here’s my colleague, public relations and social media guru, talking about upcoming concerts at the Symphony in this month’s video log.
For Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony, April is the coolest month. It’s all about Carnegie Hall. As in the conductor and orchestra will make their debut there. Yes, it’s a big deal. The 80th birthday tribute to Philip Glass presented
An inside look at James Levine’s lawsuit against the Metropolitan Opera…. The musicians of the Atlanta Symphony have a new contract, negotiated without rancor…. John Williams’ next “Star Wars” film will be his last…. Here’s a fresh idea for a
“In the Spring of 1984, I had just finished writing Akhnaten and I was getting ready for a double opening at the Houston Grand Opera and at the Stuttgart Opera. I had already used up all the commission money to
People of a certain age, including your scribe, remember when virtuoso sitarist Ravi Shankar became famous in the 1960s, celebrated especially among the young. It seemed to me that most households had, along with the records of Herb Alpert, some
Pacific Symphony unveiled programming today for its 2018-2019 pops season, seven programs each repeated twice, running October to June. Richard Kaufman returns for his 28th season as principal pops conductor. All performances are held in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom
Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940) was one of the most remarkable Mexican composers of the 20th century. His music combines modernist, folkloric and primitivist elements and is notable for its vitality and vibrancy. His most famous work is “Sensemayá,” inspired by a