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Classic Music

Ludovic Morlot Conducts the LA Phil in Seattle

Laurence Vittes | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

You can get a taste of what's turning on classical music in Seattle at the Walt Disney Concert Hall this weekend when Ludovic Morlot, the Seattle Symphony's sexy young music director, conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Mozart, Beethoven and Henri Dutilleux.

The Cost of Substituting Taste for Thrills in Classical Music

Jura Margulis | Posted 01.08.2013 | Arts
Jura Margulis

Most interpretations of classical music, emerging since the second half of the 20th century, are conceptualized regardless of the era of its origin in a 19th century "romantic style."

Why Music Is Important: The Orchestra Crisis

Tony Woodcock | Posted 12.28.2012 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Musicians and orchestras are extraordinary treasures, and to deny them a place in our society is to deprive everyone of one of the most positive and magical experiences in life.

How I Love the Classics

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

While watching the Mambo Legends Orchestra, my eyes would occasionally drift to the dance floor. I smiled as enthralled dancers, older and young, demonstrated that they were totally hip to what was happening on stage.

LISTEN: 18 Father's Day Playlists

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment

HuffPost Entertainment is delighted to announce that we'll be working with Songza to bring you bespoke playlists that amplify holidays and current eve...

The Danger of Writing About Music

Richard Dare | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Richard Dare

There's a tiny boil of anger heating up just beneath the surface in the classical music world, a boil just begging to be lanced.

Young D'Artagnan on Schubert, Chemistry & Grace

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

David Fray's newest CD is a provocative all Schubert affair which has caused ripples in the musical press for the breadth and flexibility of its vision. I called him in Paris to find out what the fuss is all about.