Today is Kurt Cobain's birthday. If the iconic Nirvana frontman were still with us, he would be turning 51, and his widow Courtney Love and their daughter Frances Bean Cobain both took to social media to share tributes to their late husband and father. "Happy birthday baby god I miss you," Love wrote on Instagram.
David Lang’s symphony without a hero received its premiere on February 8/10 by its commissioner, Seattle Symphony and Music Director Ludovic Morlot. As usual, Lang spells his title in all lowercase letters, a gesture of acquiescence that particularly befits the resigned tone of this work’s namesake, Poem Without a Hero by the Soviet writer Anna […]
The St. Lawrence String Quartet gave a performance on Sunday of music by guys named Adams: John (Coolidge) Adams and Samuel Carl Adams, who happen to be closely related. I reviewed the program for SFCV.The more recent JCA quartet doesn't...Show More Summary
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This year is already speedin’ by and ya’ girl March is just around the corner. So far, tons of great new music has been coming in hot and finding those hidden treasures on the web is always music to my ears – literally. Sink into some soft sounds and catchy riffs with new tracks from […] The post Tracks of the Week – Speedin’ By appeared first on IHEARTCOMIX.
This was a great weekend for punk rock in Los Angeles, and it couldn’t have come at a more necessary time. With so much bad news in America right now, any occasion to howl into some kind of communal void can be cathartic. On Friday, the longtime L.A. post-hardcore band Touche Amore played the thousandth...
Nothing but respect for my president.
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The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has James M. Johnson, currently head of the Omaha Symphony, as its next CEO.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has named Jaime Martin, former principal flute of the London Philpharmonic, as its next music director, succeeding Jeffrey Kahane. This means all three major music institutions in the city – LACO, LA Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic – will be led by native Spanish speakers.
The epic opera singer Raimund Herincz commanded the best villain role in London in the 1960s and 1970s, moving on to the Met in 1976. Born in London to Belgian parents, he commanded the major Wagner roles, was an unforgettable Nabucco and Falstaff and created roles in Tippett operas. On retirement from the stage, he […]
Murray Gold, who has provided music for the BBC series since 2005, has confirmed he has given up. Don’t all rush at once.
It’s the 50th anniversary next month of the death of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, an Italian-Jewish composer who fled Fascism in 1939 and wound up writing film scores for Hollywood and concert pieces for Heifetz. He was the principal teacher of Andre Previn and John Williams and a major influence on Henry Mancini, Jerry Goldsmith and more. […]
Streaming 24/7 - Live Programs Monday thru Friday Playlist: Jazz from Gallery 41 - Tuesday 20 February 2018 / Noon - 3 PM PST Emilio Teubal / Suite Memorias de Otro Tiempo / Suite Memorias de Otro Tiempo (Not Yet) Kenny Wheeler / Gnu...Show More Summary
Todd Rundgren is getting the band back together, specifically his '70s progressive rock group Utopia, for a spring tour. The lineup this time features bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Willie Wilcox and keyboardist Ralph Shuckett... Continue reading…
In Tuca and Bertie, Haddish will play a toucan.