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86th Academy Awards, The Oscar Concert

Thomas Newman brings his film lineage to ‘Pixar in Concert’

To say that Thomas Newman has film music in his genes is a considerable under-statement. He is a member of a Hollywood dynasty that includes his father, Alfred, a two-decade music director of 20th Ce...
CSO Brass concert, Dec. 19, 2013. | Todd Rosenberg Photography

CSO Brass, thoroughly steeped in the tradition of ‘reaching for the sky...

Fifty years ago, a 19-year-old music education major at a small liberal arts college strolled into an auditorium in Quincy, Ill. He was required by both his music history and music theory professors t...
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In concert halls, film music goes into wide release

Orchestras are plunging into movie music programming at an u...
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Stewart Copeland rocks the silent epic ‘Ben-Hur’

Stewart Copeland knows epic. After all, he was the co-founde...
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The Mutter Virtuosi, musical ambassadors in the spirit of Me...

“Making music together, making chamber music, is like ...
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Cameron Carpenter pulls out the stops for ‘Dr. Caligar...

Organist Cameron Carpenter has never followed the rules when...
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Mariachi Vargas veteran ‘trumpets’ his band̵...

Federico Torres, a longtime trumpeter with Mariachi Vargas ...
Vladimir Jurowski leads the London Philharmonic Orchestra. | Photo by Robert Torres

The world’s leading ensembles set for SCP Orchestra Se...

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra might be the star attraction ...
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Yuja Wang, a rising pianist in accelerando mode

The classical world boasts an abundance of young keyboard dy...
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard talks Bach and more

French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, whose latest disc is &...