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CultureZohn: Do All Women Really Behave That Way? Cosi Fan Tutte at the LA Philharmonic

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Though women are generally portrayed as schemers, in this case it is the men who pose the challenge -- something like Bridesmaids-meets-Hangover for the 18th century.

A Cellist in the Clouds

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Adele Scheele

When I asked him what he did, his answer ignited another kind of magic -- his journey as a talented musician to the world renowned orchestra. How could I resist interviewing him?

Famed Musician Yo Yo Ma Talks Gustavo Dudamel and What He Failed in College

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

You probably didn't know that not only is Yo Yo Ma is not only one of the most pervasive, iconic musicians of our time, he's also hilarious.

Are My 'Senior Moments' Here To Stay?

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Like many seniors, I am no stranger to the act of entering a room and forgetting why I'm there; PIN codes and passsords sometimes vanish from my memory; I have on occasion been unsure of the spelling of a word that I have spelled correctly my whole life.

2012: Don Giovanni, Almost A Space Odyssey (PHOTOS)

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

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PHOTOS: Rodarte Costumes That Will Soon Come To Life

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Fashion's star sisters, Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, are bringing their ethereal style to the LA Philharmonic. The Rodarte sisters have desi...

When the Conversation Switches From Gustavo Dudamel to Jeremy Lin

Laurence Vittes | Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

During the week, classical music conversations naturally shifted from Gustavo Dudamel's Mahler Project to professional basketball star Jeremy Lin's ov...

Gustavo Dudamel Receives A Hero's Welcome Back Home

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 04.17.2012 | Los Angeles

CARACAS, Venezuela — Star conductor Gustavo Dudamel is thrilling fans in Venezuela as he performs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the firs...

Dudamel Conducts a Thousand in Mahler's 8th - Wow!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The conductor of the L.A. Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, combined our local symphonic group with the Simón Boliver Orchestra of Venezuela in playing Mahler's Eighth Symphony, called 'Symphony of a Thousand."

Getting Off on Handel With Emmanuelle Haim and LA Phil

Laurence Vittes | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

If Emmanuelle Haim can be signed to a long term pact she could become a conductor of superstar proportions, with a repertoire all her own. The riches reaped would be indescribable, and the advancement of classical music would be exponential.

Hollywood Bowl Summer Season: 'Star Wars,' Dolly Parton, Phish, Neko Case, More

| Katie Bain | Posted 07.15.2011 | Los Angeles

Nothing feels as “summer in LA” as grabbing a seat (or box!) under the stars and settling in for a night of music, food and wine at The Hollywood ...

Jeremy Denk Meets Gustavo and Beethoven on the Hill at Mouse Hall

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Music Director of the LA Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel seemed ill at ease and uncertain Sunday afternoon in a program of Mozart and Beethoven.

Weekend To-Do List: Cupcake Challenge, Art Openings, And Puppy Bowl

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

If you have decided to opt out of the Chinese New Year and Super Bowl Celebrations this weekend, we've got plenty of alternatives for you to enjoy. Pe...

WATCH: Gustavo Dudamel Appears On Jay Leno To Discuss Classical Music And Bieber's Haircut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Gustavo Dudamel, the young, curly-haired, Venezuelan who took the classical music world by storm when he became the Music Director of the LA Philharmo...

The Broad Stage -- Santa Monica's Wonderful Performing Arts Center!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This Saturday evening I was transported from chronically-casual Santa Monica to the elegance and grace of Jane Austin's world, as a talented troupe of improvisation pros made it impossible to maintain a stiff upper lip.

Weekend Events Round Up

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Work off all that turkey while dancing at live music events, sit back and relax at film screenings, or go get a book signed by different writers aroun...

The LA Phil Plays With Fire -- in Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

One can hear the flickering flames depicted in the oft-performed and thoroughly charming overture, far and away the most developed movement in the score.

A Glowing Romeo et Juliette -- Charles Dutoit with the LA Philharmonic in Berlioz

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

When Richard Wagner, a brash young composer of then little distinction, attended one of the first performances of Hector Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette symphony in the Paris of 1839, he was knocked off his feet.

PERFORMANCE SPOTLIGHT: Lionel Bringuier's 'Romantic Masterworks'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Augustin Hadelich (violin), and the Los Angeles Philharmonic WHAT: 'Romantic Masterworks' WHEN: August 19th, 2010...

Concert Etiquette Flushed at the Bowl

Bill Swadley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bill Swadley

On Saturday night I attended A Beatles Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. This isn't a review of the performance but rather of the attendees.

BALLET: Esa-Pekka Salonen's Violin Concerto At New York City Ballet

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Since leaving his position as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director last year, Esa-Pekka Salonen has been a regular at New York theaters. Last fall ...

Ho-jo-to-ho! High Art And Pop Culture Put a Ring on It, LA Style

Barry A. Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Barry A. Sanders

LA Opera's Ring is sure to leave a lasting impression on the LA arts scene, but the origins of this production actually go back more than a half-century.

Gustavo Dudamel Featured On 60 Minutes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Last night, LA Philharmonic Musical Director Gustavo Dudamel appeared on 60 Minutes to discuss the Venezuelan Child Orchestra system that changed his ...

LA Philharmonic Announces 2010-11 Season: 12 Weeks Of Dudamel

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

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Fidelity FutureStage Helps Public Schools Get a Groove On

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Terry Gardner

I learned Fidelity Investments not only accepts investments, it invests in its neighboring communities through arts education in public schools, and it's been investing in school children nationwide since 2006.