I was with my 95-year-old friend Adelaide the other night. I always learn from all 9.5 of her decades when we are together. She took me to see Manfr...
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It was a wonderful afternoon at Disney Hall, proving how an orchestra ticket took me on a journey I didn't know I'd be having, back into my early life, rich with emotion and play.
New kids on the block, L.A. Dance Project, in their highly anticipated company debut, took to the sacred space of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a well p...
Keith Jarrett, the 66 year-old jazz legend, opened his solo concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tuesday night by plucking on his Steinway's strings, avant-garde style.
As if the futuristic architecture of Frank Gehry's Disney Hall wasn't trippy enough, Gabor Ekecs has created disorienting photographs of the iconic st...
On Dec. 19, as part of their 25th anniversary tour, the Klezmatics will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a Chanukah concert featuring both their well-known and new repertoire.
Couldn't resist the pun in that headline, but in this case the stage is a car, so it works. In fact, the stage is 15 cars. Thats the number that sit i...
The month of January is crowded in L.A., with art fairs that bring art dealers eager to spread before you thousands of paintings, sculptures, photographs, videos -- you name it.
As well as he writes when he is focused on architecture, Nicolai Ouroussoff's review of Broad the museum and Broad the patron isn't worth the paper and pixels it is written on.
1. The Opening of Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2003
It was a hall that reflected in its billowing waves and lavish interior all that classical music H...
LA Phil, Disney Hall
Nicholas McGegan conducts Cherubini, Mozart and Haydn
Robert Levin, piano
• Cherubini: Anacreon Overture by th...
Playing for Gustavo Dudamel requires a ton of energy. Whether you're in a rehearsal or a concert, he asks for every ounce of musicianship you have in you, at all times. His energy seems boundless.
Public budget debates continue to play out as government enters its new fiscal year on July 1st. Fears continue to mount that important community organizations may be dismantled.
"It was unutterably moving to watch," said long time company archivist David Vaughan of the historic reconstruction of "Roaratorio" (1983) that graced...
The profoundly gifted cellist Alisa Weilerstein kept her downtown date with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic and let us in on a big secret.
After a cross-town game of musical chairs, the Broad Art collection may finally have the one site that makes the most sense, south of Disney Hall and across Grand Avenue from MOCA.
Lorin Maazel strode vigorously across stage to the Disney Hall podium, telegraphing to the audience that this was no crochety 79-year-old maestro, but a commanding presence still.
On Thursday, Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new podium chief, bedazzled an elite crowd, sold to the walls and thronged with celebrities.
Architecture is symbiotically linked to the flow of money, and so it was a topsy-turvy decade, beginning in exuberance, and ending with talk that perh...
For some people, three hours watching zaftig women and baritone men in tights belt out Italian (or even German) lyrics is like hanging out in Dante's seventh circle of hell. But not me.
We also have actual places to go and things to see that will make your heart go pitter-patter and even echo this year's Best Picture nominees.
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