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Lang Lang and Prokofiev With L. A. Phil on Classical Showcase

23, 2015

The next broadcast of Classical Showcase Friday evening at 7 will feature the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel conducting with Lang Lang as soloist for Piano Concerto No. 3 by Sergei Prokofiev.

Mostly Brahms on Next Classical Showcase

Johannes Brahms in 1853
Johannes Brahms in 1853
January 16, 2015

This evening at 7 on Classical Showcase, it’s mostly Brahms in a concert from Walt Disney Concert Hall with the L. A. Philharmonic that includes the Academic Festival Overture and the Second Piano Concerto.

All Tchaikovsky Program on Classical Showcase

12, 2014

Classical showcase continues a series of concerts featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all Tchaikovsky program Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101. Music director Gustavo Dudamel leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s first and last symphonies.

Boy Wonder, Michael Tilson Thomas, Turning 70

Michael Tilson Thomas
18, 2014

While there is something to be said for the fresh perspective and energy provided by a visiting conductor, there is also an argument to be made it is more important for an orchestra to have a long term goal beyond just playing concerts.

Classical Showcase at The Lucerne Festival Next Four Weeks

Luzerne, Switzerland by Horst Michael Lechner
Luzerne, Switzerland by Horst Michael Lechner
October 9, 2014

The next four Classical Showcase broadcasts Friday evenings at 7 pm on Classical 101, will feature performances from the 2014 Lucerne Festival near Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. This Friday’s performance will showcase the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus with alto Sara Mingardo in a Brahms program conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts on the Next Classical Showcase

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic
September 18, 2014

Friday at 7 pm on Classical 101, hear a prime example of the power of art to do good. Gustavo Dudamel will lead the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra on the next Classical Showcase.

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Peter Sellars (l) and John Adams
August 21, 2014

A new oratorio by John Adams and Peter Sellars, well worth hearing.

Classical Soap Opera Casts Dudamel In Lead – Sort Of

12, 2014

Amazon unveils a pilot show that tells the story of a young, charismatic conductor who bares resemblance to a real-life maestro.

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr — Gustavo Dudamel

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
November 18, 2013

Being a conductor involves more than just waving a stick. The best ones know how to shape and sculpt the sound of an orchestra, getting the absolute best from the musicians.

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Featured on Symphony @ 7

Esa Pekka Salonen (2008)
Esa Pekka Salonen (2008)
September 17, 2013

All this week, we’re featuring the Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen on Symphony @ 7. He recently won the ECHO Klassik Award for Conductor of the Year for his recordings of the symphonies of Witold Lutaslawski released as a set on the Sony Classical label.