David Gatchel, a sophomore at Camarillo High School, plays a Rachmaninoff solo at "Notes to Remember - A Bill Israel Memory Rectial" on Sunday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley.
When I was in high school, I went to the symphony for the first time. I was impressed by the sound, the acoustics of Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.
Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits, currently Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, made his debut conducting the San Francisco Symphony in January of 2011 .
Instead the orchestra presented a high-energy program that was more like a celebration than a farewell.
To reconcile the irreconcilable - isn't actually this gives life to the new genres and styles? The symphonic orchestra as the epitome of classic and rigor combined with the heavy style of music like rock is something new for the Kyrgyz public.
Founder Bruce Habitzruther retired last week after serving as music director and conductor since the symphony began 30 years ago.
Although the Cliburn competition has been around since 1962, it continues to evolve every four years, so each event is slightly different.
One of the earliest original soundtracks written for a full-length motion picture was Max Steiner's score for "King Kong," in 1933.
Far from the splendor of the stage, 13 jurors watch and listen to every note of every performance of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
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First, the piano illustrated a few hushed, tentative steps, hopping and plodding around.
The Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra, conducted by Roger Samuel, will present its season finale concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont.
Friday night's opener of the Omaha Symphony's 2013-14 Masterworks finale was delightfully intimate and surprising - even though its drama, through no fault of the orchestra, seemed to flow in reverse.
A Saturday or two ago, the Hays Symphony Orchestra, the combined FHSU choirs and Smoky Hill Chorale, plus local and guest soloists, inspired each other and the audience in an unforgettable season-ending concert.
After two years without a music director, the Boston Symphony Orchestra has one with the potential to carry the institution into a bold, vibrant future.
At 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Granada Theatre , we will have the final pair of concerts from the Santa Barbara Symphony's 2012-13 season.