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Europe-bound, James Conlon departs Ravinia after 11 years with no regrets – Jul 21, 2015

James Conlon certainly fits the profile of the jet-setting modern maestro. Music [...]

Ravinia may jettison music director post after Conlon, says Kauffman – Jul 21, 2015

The Ravinia Festival isn’t rushing to name a successor to James Conlon, [...]

A memorable evening with Igor Levit and Bach at Ravinia – Jul 17, 2015

Three hours of Johann Sebastian Bach on the piano may seem daunting [...]

Bryn Terfel makes the Tanglewood stage his world – Jul 11, 2015

There is little doubt that Bryn Terfel remains one of the most [...]

Michael Rossi creates opportunities for young musicians with Miami Summer Music Festival – Jul 02, 2015

Michael Rossi is no stranger to the music business. The sole musician [...]

Google and top orchestras team up to release live recordings – Jun 17, 2015

Five leading orchestras have entered into a partnership with Google Play Music to release [...]

San Francisco Opera’s “Two Women” offers Puccini Lite score, melodramatic cliches in world premiere – Jun 14, 2015

San Francisco Opera became Hollywood by the Bay as the company unveiled [...]

A captivating Antonacci leads a strong cast in San Francisco Opera’s epic “Troyens” – Jun 08, 2015

No sooner had the Trojans filled a mighty four-tier bleacher wall to [...]

Orli Shaham offers superb program of Brahms and works inspired by him – Jun 04, 2015

The final piano event of the season for Symphony Center Presents in [...]

Honeck strikes sparks with New York Philharmonic in favored Austro-German rep – May 30, 2015

The New York Philharmonic’s conductor auditions continue apace. Last week we had [...]