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Conductor Lionel Bringuier on His Debut With San Francisco Symphony

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.07.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

From a very early age, even before he was admitted to the Conservatoire de Paris as a cellist, Lionel Bringuier has been recognized as someone who just gets it.

It's Time to Celebrate

Michael Kaiser | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

We hear so much about a few, high profile arts bankruptcies that the conventional wisdom has it that every arts organization is in trouble. This has repercussions for all of us who manage, or care about, arts organizations.

Launching the Dicterow-DeMaine-Biegel Piano Trio: Old School Genius in the 21st Century

Sean Martinfield | Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

In the world of Classical music, one of the most exciting developments of 2013 is pianist Jeffrey Biegel's very recent announcement of the formation of a new piano trio consisting of himself, violinist Glenn Dicterow and cellist Robert DeMaine.

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.

Creative Arts Managers

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

While I still believe the best arts managers are those who come to solutions that are based on their organizations' unique situations, there are many arts managers who do not bring that level of creativity to their work.

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...

WATCH: Amazing Venezuelan Youth Orchestra Stuns America

AP | By CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Gustavo Dudamel stands off to the side of an orchestra of T-shirt clad teens as they laboriously rehearse Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5...

5 Fun Things To Do With Mom On Mother's Day

| Katie Bain | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

On May 8, there is something for every kind of mother happening in Los Angeles, so if brunch is feeling a bit played out this Mother's Day, treat your...

Honoring Ernest Fleischmann, Legendary Impresario

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 05.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Barbara Isenberg

With one music director after another, Fleischmann extended the orchestra's reach musically, financially and geographically.

Salonen Brings Hungarian Echoes to the NY Philharmonic

Brad Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Hill

You might expect a program of Hungarian-derived music to be folksy, one-dimensional, or freighted with Liszt, but the final show of the Hungarian Echoes set of four was none of those.

Classical Music Economics: Is There a Solution?

Ben Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ben Rosen

Is the Detroit Symphony's dire situation a one-off phenomenon, or is it part of a larger problem affecting classical music organizations throughout the United States?

Classical Music Review: Beethoven Comes to Costa Mesa

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

The Pacific Symphony deserves a story all its own. While the Los Angeles Philharmonic has noticeably aged, the PSO mixes experience with youthful energy in a way that seems forever young.

Insider: What It's Like To Play For Gustavo

Dana Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dana Hansen

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.

Candide Travels the World and Arrives at Hollywood Bowl

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

Victimized by bitter circumstance? Not on a bet. Bernstein's Candide showed up at the Hollywood Bowl in concert, courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Yes, it was almost the best of all possible worlds.

Dudamel Opens a New View at Hollywood Bowl

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

Of course it would take a dunderhead to ignore the magnetism our L.A. Philharmonic music director exudes and not let the hordes in on his irresistible way with the players and the music.

Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic Unite the Americas

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

He's back. After months of tending to his prior duties with other orchestras, Gustavo Dudamel has returned to the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a festival of American music, or, better said, music of the Americas.

Dudamel Redux: Music Critics Eat Their Words

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

It was supposed to be the "Eat Your Heart Out" tour, with guest appearances by Gustavo Dudamel leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in major U.S. cities. Very quickly, it became the "Sour Grapes" tour.

A Delayed Debut: Weilerstein Reunites With Dudamel at Disney Hall

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

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.

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

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

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Dudamel Adds Another Concert To His Season

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is giving audiences an added chance to catch music director Gustavo Dudamel this season. Dudamel will perform an addit...

Maazel to the Podium -- Still Collecting Orchestras

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

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.

Doings at Disney Hall: A Tale of Two Orchestras

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

There he was, Sir Simon Rattle, fronting the fabled Berlin Philharmonic. Disney Hall rocked. And swayed. And, yes, rolled. There's no orchestra like this one.

Bienvenido Gustavo!: Dudamel Begins at the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-10-02-dudapull.jpg He is a beacon, someone who inspires, who can cut through borders.